Arlington County police responded to the 2400 block of S. Glebe Road at approximately 5:40 p.m. on April 22, for the report of a single-vehicle crash involving a moped. ACFD medics administered CPR before transporting Virgiliro Lopez, 45, of Alexandria, to George Washington University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Three co-conspirators who operated a nationwide, multi-year “home mortgage modification” fraud that scammed hundreds of victims out of at least $10 million were convicted Friday by a federal jury in Alexandria.
Bennie Turner, 40, was released Thursday, April 20, at 10:00 a.m. as a result of a court-ordered furlough for an ill family member. He returned to the Arlington County Detention Facility on time at 2:00 p.m. and after being processed back into the facility, he was returned to his housing unit at 2:31 p.m. He was found unconscious in his cell at 4:48 p.m. Deputies and medical staff began immediate resuscitation efforts after finding him non-responsive.
Adelaja Allen Arojuraye, 45, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty today to a 15-year fraud scheme to obtain $366,716 in federal financial aid through U.S. Department of Education programs, stealing $136,000 in federal grant funds from the National Science Foundation, and making a false statement to receive a United States passport.
On April 20, 2017, Kyeshia Arrington, a 25 year-old Alexandria resident, pleaded guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol for causing the death of Peter Palm, a 62 year-old City resident.