Archives: ‘Courts & Crime’

Heroism Recognized

December 15th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

On December 11, 2010, Alexandria Deputy Sheriff Bryant Vaughn was recognized for heroism by the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.

T. C. Student Charged With Abduction

December 14th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Last Friday, an 18-year-old male T. C. Williams High School student was charged with abduction after allegedly attempting to coerce a 17-year-old female student into having sex in a school bathroom.

Alexandria Man Sentenced To 120 Months For Conspiracy And Aggravated Identity Theft

December 10th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

James S. Mooney, 44, of Alexandria, Va., was sentenced today to a total of 120 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Mooney was also ordered to forfeit and pay restitution in the amount of $40,762.26.

Secretary Napolitano Announces Expansion Of “If You See Something, Say Something” Campaign To Walmart Stores Across The Nation

December 6th, 2010 | [From: Business, Courts & Crime]

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the expansion of the Department’s national “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign to hundreds of Walmart stores across the country—launching a new partnership between DHS and Walmart to help the American public play an active role in ensuring the safety and security of our nation.

Alexandria Police Roaming DWI Enforcement Results

December 6th, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Alexandria police conducted a roaming DWI enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers from 8:30 P.M. on Saturday, December 4, to 6:30 A.M. on Sunday, December 5.

Springfield Loan Officer Pleads Guilty To Mortgage Fraud

December 3rd, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Alejandro Alquinta, 35, of Springfield, pleaded guilty today to using his position as a loan officer to help carry out a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

New York Woman Sentenced To 36 Months For Gold Burglaries In Northern Virginia

December 3rd, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Courts & Crime]

Melinda Marie Soto, 34 of Bronx, N.Y., was sentenced today to 36 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to steal nearly $600,000 worth of gold and other valuables from 37 residences in Northern Virginia. She was also ordered to pay $590,860 in restitution.

Maryland Woman Sentenced 30 Months For Stealing $342,500 From Alexandria Firm

December 3rd, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Natosha P. Moore, 27, of Fort Washington, Maryland, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Levin Company, her Alexandria-based employer.

Managers Of Korean Room Salon Plead Guilty To Harboring Illegal Aliens For Profit

December 2nd, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, the owner and the managers of a room salon in Falls Church pled guilty to conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens for commercial advantage and private financial gain.

D.C. Man Convicted Of Illegal Prescription Drug Distribution

December 1st, 2010 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Arthur Bernard Taper, 46, of Washington, D.C., was convicted Tuesday afternoon by a federal jury of conspiring to distribute oxycodone.