Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the T. C. Williams International Academy today to help launch the school year and to showcase the efforts of educators and students to build a collaborative learning environment.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week announced that Senior Services of Alexandria is one of the organizations selected to participate in a nationwide pilot designed to improve access to groceries for homebound elderly and disabled persons participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 6:41 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, a 53-year-old, male inmate had been found unresponsive in his cell at the Adult Detention Center. Efforts to revive the inmate were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead. The inmate has been identified as Kelly Maurice Scott, 53, of Herndon.
UPDATE: The Missing Endangered Infant, Zion LeBron Favors, was located and is safe. Russell Carnell Walker was arrested without incident. Walker, 44, of no fixed address, was wanted for abduction and domestic assault and battery.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a rape and abduction that occurred in the 200 block of S. Pickett Street this afternoon. The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-thirties, tall and thin, with short hair and dark eyes. At the time of the assault, he was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, light-colored jeans and a blue baseball cap.
Delvin Macarthy (aka Brian Macarthy), 37, of Alexandria, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Macarthy was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $734,458 in restitution.
A six-car out-of-service Metro train derailed last night at the Alexandria Rail Yard causing significant damage to the rail cars and track bed. There were no injuries and there was no impact to Metrorail service this morning.