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Robertson Indicted For Murder

August 17, 2017

On Aug. 10, Demarcus Robertson, a 19-year old Alexandria resident, was indicted by a Grand Jury on six felony charges related to the May 13, 2017, shooting death of Desmond Roseboro. The offenses occurred at a hotel located on Bluestone Road in the City. Robertson’s whereabouts are unknown and a warrant for his arrest is currently active. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.

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Former Bank Vice President Guilty Of Identity Theft And Fraud

August 17, 2017

A former banking executive pleaded guilty today to a fraud and identity theft scheme that caused over $3 million in losses. Kirk Russel Marsh, 39, of Oakton, was a former vice president at Virginia Commerce Bank and later at Fulton Bank.

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Police Investigate Stranger Abduction/Sexual Assault Of Young Girl

August 16, 2017

An investigation is underway after a five-year-old girl was abducted and sexually assaulted by a stranger in the 6700 block of Tower Drive in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria around 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13. Fairfax County police have released the composite sketch and description of the man they believe is responsible.

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Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash On Stevenson Avenue

August 15, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Stevenson Avenue and Yoakum Parkway. Two pedestrians were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. One pedestrian, Habibollah Behzadi, an 80-year-old City resident, died of his injuries on Aug. 13.

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Three Arrested As Search Continues For Missing Teen In Gang-Related Abduction

August 15, 2017

Three people are now under arrest in connection with the disappearance of 18-year-old Miguel Angel Ruiz Carrillo. Jose Vincent-Sosa, 20, and Edwin Dinarte Moreno, 18, both of Alexandria, along with a female juvenile were taken into custody; each is charged with abduction and gang participation. Ruiz Carrillo was associated with gang activity; he has not been located.

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Midasco Settles False Claims Act Allegations Involving I-495 HOV Project

August 14, 2017

Midasco, LLC, located in Elkridge, Maryland, has agreed to pay $450,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations related to their work on the Virginia I-495 HOV/HOT Lanes Project.

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Ready Sentenced For Hate Crime

August 10, 2017

On July 28, 2017, John Michael Ready, a 26-year old male with no fixed address, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of simple assault in which he selected his victim based on the victim’s race.

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Police Searching For Endangered Missing Teen

August 8, 2017

Fairfax County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen, now believed to be endangered. Miguel Angel Ruiz Carrillo, 18, of the 4200 block of Buckman Road, was last seen in the evening hours of Thursday, Aug. 3. Carrillo is missing under suspicious circumstances that are believed to be gang related. He was last seen in a wooded area near the end of Pole Road at Pondside Terrace and his life could be in danger.

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Maryland Man Pleads Guilty To Medicaid Fraud, Tax Evasion

August 8, 2017

A Maryland man pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud Medicaid and evading both his personal income taxes and his company’s employment taxes. Lamar Taylor, 39, of Bowie, was the owner and operator of Alexandria-based Global Interventions, LLC, a business that marketed itself as a provider of mentoring services for at-risk children, which included contracts with public schools in Alexandria.

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Herring Launches Virginia Military And Veteran Legal Resource Guide

August 7, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring released the Virginia Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide, a new tool to help Virginia servicemembers, military families, and veterans utilize the unique legal protections, rights, and resources available to them under the law.

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