Archives: ‘Courts & Crime’

Bashir To Continue Psychiatric Treatment

December 11th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Kashif Bashir, the former Alexandria Yellow Cab driver who shot Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy in February, 2013, will remain in a secure psychiatric facility for at least another year.

Severance To Undergo Competency Evaluation

December 11th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Judge Jane Marum Roush today ordered a psychological evaluation to determine whether Charles Severance is competent to stand trial in the murders of three Alexandria residents: Ruthanne Lodato, Ron Kirby and Nancy Dunning.

Police Investigate Robbery At Wells Fargo On N. Washington Street

December 10th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank located in the 300 block of N. Washington Street at around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The FBI has linked this suspect to two other recent bank robberies.

Alexandria Deputy Graduates From Intensive Leadership Program

December 10th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Alexandria Deputy Greg Zedalis recently completed an intensive leadership program offered by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Seyoum Indicted For First Degree Murder

December 8th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

On December 8, 2014, the Grand Jury for the City of Alexandria handed down a one-count indictment against Dawit Seyoum, alleging that on or about September 7th, 2014, Seyoum murdered Carolyn Cross in the City of Alexandria.

Navy Engineer Arrested For Attempting To Send USS Gerald R. Ford Schematics To The Egyptian Government

December 8th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, of Yorktown, Virginia, was arrested Friday, Dec. 5 on charges of attempting to steal schematics of the Navy’s newest nuclear aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, and pass the schematics to whom he believed was an Egyptian government officia

FBI Wanted Bank Robber

December 5th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The suspect is described as having short black hair, unshaven, wearing a grey or brown suit, a white button-down shirt without a tie and sunglasses

FBI Offers $15,000 Reward For Suspect In Multiple Robberies

December 4th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The FBI announced a reward of up to $15,000 for information that will lead to the identification, arrest and conviction of a subject who is wanted in a series of robberies at pharmacies throughout Virginia.

Inmates Honored For New “Thinking For A Change” Program And Other Educational Achievements

December 2nd, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Other News]

Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and his staff honored a dozen inmates for their educational accomplishments during a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, Nov, 25, at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.

Alexandria Judge Certifies Seyoum Case To Grand Jury

December 1st, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Alexandria Chief General District Court Judge Becky Moore today found probable cause to send the case of Dawit Seyoum, 29, of Alexandria, to the Grand Jury. Seyoum is charged with first degree murder in the death of 64-year-old Carolyn Cross, who was killed in her Seminary Towers apartment in September.