Archives: ‘Courts & Crime’

Three Recent Bank Robberies Linked

December 28th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The Washington Field Office of the FBI has linked a Dec. 14, Arlington Bank Robbery and a Dec. 20, Alexandria Bank Robbery, and Alexandria police are looking into the possibility that the same suspect may have committed yesterday’s PNC Bank robbery.

U.S. Attorney Hires Two Prosecutors for Alexandria Major Crimes and Narcotics Unit

December 22nd, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, has hired Lisa Owings and Sean P. Tonolli as Assistant U.S. Attorneys in the major crimes and narcotics unit for the Alexandria Division.

Alexandria Police Officer Recognized At 13th Annual WRAP Awards

December 21st, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

An Alexandria Police Officer was recognized December 17, for his efforts in the fight against impaired driving.

Alexandria Police Investigate Bank Robbery At Bank Of America On North Washington Street

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime]

Alexandria Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred this afternoon at the Bank of America, located at 600 North Washington Street. Around 2:49 P.M., a man entered the bank, implied a weapon and demanded money. The teller relinquished an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled the area. No one was injured.

Alexandria Police Arrest Two Burglars

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Alexandria Police Detectives have charged two men in separate burglaries after a thorough investigation into two commercial burglaries that occurred in November of 2010.

Alexandria Police Congratulates Graduates of the Third Crisis Intervention Team Academy

December 20th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

On Friday, December 17, six Alexandria police officers became graduates of the Crisis Intervention Team’s third training academy.

Pedestrian Dies In Accident At King Street Metro Station

December 17th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

A 25-year-old woman from Prince George’s county, Maryland, is dead after being hit by a van at the King Street Metro station in Alexandria.

Warrenton Couple Sentenced In Million Dollar Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

December 17th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Mark H. Simmons, 54, of Warrenton, Va., was sentenced today to 72 months in prison for operating a foreclosure rescue scheme that defrauded lenders and homeowners of more than $1 million.

Woodbridge Real Estate Company Employees Sentenced 24 Months For Mortgage Fraud

December 17th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Two former employees of a Woodridge-based real estate company were sentenced to 24 months in prison today for their roles in a large mortgage fraud conspiracy.

Decker Announces Vision For Public Safety

December 16th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime, From Richmond]

Today, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Marla Graff Decker announced Governor Bob McDonnell’s vision for public safety in Virginia during a press briefing held in Richmond.