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MCA offers wish list for next Fairfax police chief

Fairfax County officials are in the midst of a nationwide search for a new police chief, and the McLean Citizens Association (MCA) has a few thoughts on traits the new hire should have. The new chief should be able to...

McLean forum to focus on criminal-justice evolution

The McLean Citizens Association will host an online forum on changes to criminal-justice procedures and their implications for Fairfax County on Wednesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. The panel will address a variety of issues. Time-permitting, there will be a...

Police: Man assaulted at Vienna postal kiosk

A local man was using the self-service kiosk inside the Vienna Post Office, 200 Lawyers Road, N.W., on March 26 at 4:37 p.m. when another male customer came in and reportedly pushed the victim out of the way so...

Fairfax police arrest carjacking suspects, free victim

A Fairfax County police officer on April 1 at 5 a.m. located on Interstate 66 at Nutley Street in Vienna a stolen semi-truck and a passenger van that recently had been involved in a carjacking in another jurisdiction. Police stopped...

Public-Safety Notes, 4/1/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week. COUNTY POLICE ARREST MAN AFTER REPORTED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN TYSONS: Fairfax County police have arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with a reported sexual assault of a woman in Tysons...

Single-vehicle crash in Merrified claims life

A 49-year-old Centreville man died March 29 after a single-vehicle crash that occurred just before 4 a.m. at Arlington Boulevard and Javier Road in Merrifield, Fairfax County police said. Detectives from the police department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit preliminarily have determined...

After thinking it over, man wants cannonball removed

A man living in the 600 block of Hine Street, S.E., told Vienna police on March 23 at 2:59 p.m. that he had a cannonball he wanted to dispose of. The resident told police he had found the cannonball while...

Police: Disorderly woman disrupts Chick-fil-A, impacts traffic

An employee at Chick-fil-A, 538 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on March 25 at 1:45 p.m. that a woman had parked her vehicle in the drive-through line, walked into the restaurant and begun acting disorderly. When the employee asked...

Fridge on fritz fries Lexus in Oakton

A malfunctioning refrigerator in a garage sparked a March 18 fire in Oakton that destroyed a luxury vehicle, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department officials said. The department dispatched units at 5:46 a.m. to the single-family house in the 9900...

Bill ending parental payments for incarcerated youth signed into law

Gov. Northam has signed legislation, patroned by Del. Patrick Hope, ending the practice of the state government requiring parents of children committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice to pay some of the cost involved. The measure, which goes into...
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Letter: Del. Simon lives his values, aids his community

Editor: In your Oct. 21 Fairfax legislative-races endorsements, you claim that the Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd) is “disconnected from...
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