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Arlington Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Two Alexandria Banks

October 20, 2016

On Oct. 20, Budder Khan, 26, of Arlington, pleaded guilty to two counts of Bank Robbery. The case relates to the robbery of the SunTrust Bank on Mt. Vernon Avenue on April 18, 2016, and Wells Fargo on Fern Street in Alexandria on April 28, 2016. Khan became known as the "Ball Cap Bandit" because of the hats worn in each robbery.

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Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Extended Through October 21

October 20, 2016

Judge Claude M. Hilton, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, ruled this morning in Alexandria that the Virginia voter registration deadline will be extended through Friday, Oct. 21, to allow those who wish to vote in the Nov. 8, General Election to register.

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Man Critically Injured In Construction Accident

October 19, 2016

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating an industrial accident in the 700 block of Wythe Street that occurred around 7:30 a.m. today. A crane struck a live electrical wire at a construction site. The wire fell, striking a 44-year-old male construction worker. The victim suffered electrical burns and was transported to a local hospital. He is in critical but stable condition.

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FBI Announces Results Of Operation Cross Country X

October 18, 2016

Domestically, 82 minors were rescued and 239 traffickers and their associates were arrested as part of Operation Cross Country X, an international effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran from Oct. 13-16, 2016. This is the tenth iteration of FBI-led initiative, which took place across the United States and, for the first time, also in several countries around the world.

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Former Joint Chiefs Of Staff Vice Chairman Pleads Guilty To Federal Felony In Leak Investigation

October 18, 2016

Retired General James E. Cartwright, 67, of Gainesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty to making false statements in connection with the unauthorized disclosure of classified information. The guilty plea was entered in the District of Columbia.

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Neighborhood Health Receives Medication Assistance Grant

October 17, 2016

The Virginia Health Care Foundation has awarded $116,260 to Neighborhood Health for medication assistance caseworkers  to help obtain prescription medicines for their sick, uninsured patients. The grant is a portion of $1.6 million awarded to 37 organizations throughout Virginia as part of VHCF’s RxRelief Virginia initiative, which was expanded in 2016 with an increase in state funds.

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Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIL

October 17, 2016

Haris Qamar, 26, of Burke, pleaded guilty today to attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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Alexandria Police Make Second Arrest In Belle Pre Way Homicide

October 15, 2016

Alexandria police have charged a second suspect with the homicide of Leon Williams, who died from injuries sustained during a shooting that occurred on Belle Pre Way on Oct. 7, 2015.

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Former State Department Employee Sentenced To Prison In $2 Million Government Contract Conspiracy

October 14, 2016

Kenneth Apple, 65, of Beaverton, Oregon, was sentenced today to 50 months in prison for his role in awarding $2 million in micro-dairy contracts from the U.S. government for use in Iraq. The court also ordered Apple to serve three years of supervised release, pay approximately $1.9 million in restitution, and forfeit $551,838.73.

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Arrest Made In Party Depot Robbery

October 13, 2016

Fairfax County police identified the suspect involved in the Sept. 13 robbery of Party Depot in the 6700 block of Richmond Highway. Cornelius Anthony Sniper, 29, of Alexandria, was arrested and charged with for four counts of abduction, robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony.

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