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Man Dies From Electrocution While Painting

Mount Vernon Police District —  Officers responded to the 2800 block of Fairhaven Avenue, in the County portion of Alexandria, around 10:40 a.m. for a report of a man who had been electrocuted. A preliminary investigation determined Ervin Marenco Andasol, 36, from Alexandria, had been hired to paint an apartment complex. He moved a tall medal ladder from the side of a

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Warning: Jury Duty Phone Scam Making the Rounds

  Have you received a phone call from the “Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office” saying that you have missed jury duty? Recently, we’ve seen an increase in scammers calling citizens, claiming they have failed to appear for jury duty and a warrant would be issued. These scammers, claiming to be deputies, use unregistered phone numbers and caller ID with masking/spoofing technology

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Security Guard Shoots Armed Man Outside Community Center

Mount Vernon Police District — An investigation is underway after a uniformed security guard shot a man with a knife outside the Gum Springs Community Center. It happened around 1:15 this afternoon in the 8100 block of Fordson Road. A preliminary investigation by detectives in our Major Crimes Bureau shows the security guard had approached a man by the bleachers

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Maryland Middle School Teacher Caught in Online Sting

  A 39-year-old Maryland Middle School teacher is facing charges on four counts of Solicitation of a Minor in connection with an online chat investigation that began on August 31 by our Major Crime Bureau, Child Exploitation Unit. A detective posing as a 14-year-old boy, was contacted by a stranger through a geo-social cell phone application. The suspect initiated a

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