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Panhandler banned from Chick-fil-A after incident

An employee at Chick-fil-A, 538 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on Nov. 19 at 1:09 p.m. that a man was panhandling in front of the restaurant and blocking customers from entering the establishment. When the employee asked the man...

Vienna police arrest motorist on drunk-driving charge

A motorist was traveling southbound on Nutley Street on Nov. 18 at 10:09 p.m. when she disregarded the red traffic signal at Maple Avenue, W., and her vehicle struck another in the intersection, which has heading eastbound on Maple...

Vienna police invite donations for Santa’s Ride

The Vienna Police Department once again is participating with other local police agencies in the annual Santa’s Ride, which will bring gifts to children in local hospitals this holiday season. Officials ask the public to drop off new, unwrapped toys...

Public-Safety Notes, 11-25-21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County. FAIRFAX MAN DIES AFTER VEHICLE COLLISION IN McLEAN: A 65-year-old Fairfax man died Nov. 14 from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred at 11:37 p.m. Nov. 13 in McLean, Fairfax County...

State Police urge caution as holiday travel ramps up

The American Automobile Association predicts that 1.4 million Virginians will travel for this Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday, which equates to 11 percent more motorists than in 2020. Virginia State Police urge patience for motorists planning to hit the roadways. “With traffic...

Police chief ‘confident’ department’s obstacles can be surmounted

While monitoring disturbing trends such as domestic homicides and increasingly violent vehicle thieves, Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis hopes to hire more officers and implement changes to modernize the police department. The county’s overall crime rate now is down...

Fire chief preaches collaboration to overcome obstacles

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is preparing for the future by bolstering recruitment, building community partnerships and enhancing service in Tysons, Fire Chief John Butler told the McLean Citizens Association (MCA) in an online discussion Nov. 17...

Public-Safety Notes, 11/18/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County. MOTORCYCLIST DIES AFTER COLLISION WITH SCHOOL BUS: ** The Arlington County Police Department continues to investigate a fatal collision between a motorcycle and school bus that occurred the afternoon of Nov. 10. Officers were...

Police work to mediate dispute between driver, runner at W&OD Trail

A local resident told Vienna police on Nov. 9 at 9:45 a.m. that he had been running on the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail near Dominion Road and Ayr Hill Avenue, N.E., when a driver almost struck him. The...

Public-Safety Notes, 11/11/21

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County. RELIGIOUS YOUTH LEADER ARRESTED ON SEXUAL-BATTERY CHARGES: Detectives from the Child Abuse Squad of the Fairfax County Police Department’s Major Crimes Bureau on Nov. 1 arrested a 75-year-old man for alleged sexual...
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Arlington man arrested after supermarket shooting

Fairfax County police have charged a 33-year-old Arlington man in connection with a shooting that occurred Nov. 20 at...
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