Sreedhar Potarazu, 51, of Potomac, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to charges of inducing interstate travel to commit a fraud and failing to account for and pay over employment taxes. Potarazu was an ophthalmic surgeon who was licensed in Maryland and Virginia. He founded VitalSpring Technologies Inc. which operated in McLean, Virginia and provided data analysis and services relating to health care expenditures.
American Management Services LLC agreed to pay approximately $1.6 million pursuant to a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve criminal charges that the company defrauded the U.S. Army and Virginia-based Clark Realty Capital LLC while performing property management services for military housing at Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Irwin, California; and the Presidio at Monterey, California.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating an incident in which a vehicle struck a pedestrian on Thursday, Dec. 1, around 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and W. Glebe Road. A 49-year-old woman was crossing the street when a 77-year-old woman struck her with her vehicle. The driver remained on the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Francis Joseph Douglas, 33, of Dumfries, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and the use and carry of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a pedestrian struck traffic crash that occurred tonight at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and W. Glebe Road. The pedestrian was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1200 block of Colonial Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The victim, pronounced dead at the scene, is Colby McClennon, 41, of San Diego, California. The investigation is ongoing.
The woman whose boyfriend set her on fire and fled on Nov. 19, has died from her injuries. Delores Williams, 64, of Alexandria (Fairfax County) passed away overnight in the hospital.
UPDATE: Lewis E. Reeder has been captured. He was picked up near Richmond, VA tonight thanks to a citizen’s tip.
The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the 1200 block of Colonial Avenue in north Old Town. A victim was located after officers responded to a "shots fired" call. Expect police activity in the area.