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Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Vandals slash tires of at least 64 vehicles in Herndon

The vandalism occurred between 11 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday at the Dulles Greene Apartment Complex, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 11/22/2010

Suspect sought in Va. bank robberies

A man who robbed a Wachovia Bank in Sterling on Saturday may be responsible for a number of other robberies in Northern Virginia, police said Monday.

By David P. Marino-Nachison  |  03:29 PM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 11/05/2010

Help sought identifying Md. burglar

Montgomery County police have released surveillance photos of a man they say robbed two Gaithersburg businesses. Officers responded to the Dollar Tree Store in the Off Price Shopping Center at 18258 Contour Rd. at 8:22 a.m. on Oct. 31 after...

By David P. Marino-Nachison  |  02:21 PM ET, 11/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 09/16/2010

Video released in Ashburn burglary

Loudoun County police have released surveillance video of the suspect involved in the Sept. 9 burglary of an Ashburn restaurant. The burglary took place at about 3:15 a.m. at the Hunan Village restaurant in Piccadilly Plaza, police said in a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:31 PM ET, 09/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 08/23/2010

Police release video in Ashburn robbery

A security video of the suspect who robbed a Subway restaurant in Ashburn on Friday was released Monday by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The suspect, described as a black male with a thin build and short-cropped hair, appeared to...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:16 AM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 07/14/2010

3 sought in Columbia Exxon robbery

Police in Howard County are looking for three men they believe may have robbed an Exxon station in Columbia on Monday night. Police were called to the 10100 block of Little Patuxent Parkway at 10:26 p.m. for a report of...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:33 PM ET, 07/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 07/09/2010

Police seek 2 in D.C. assault

D.C. police are looking for help identifying two men who committed an assault at a sandwich shop in Northwest in June. The men struck around 10:20 p.m. at a shop in the 1400 block of K St. NW, according to...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:15 PM ET, 07/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 05/20/2010

Police seek pair who stole from Manassas ABC store

Manassas police have released surveillance photos of a man and woman they say stole liquor from an ABC store on May 18. The pair entered the store at 9528 Liberia Ave. at approximately 8:20 p.m., police said, and browsed the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:47 PM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 03/18/2010

D.C. police seek public's help in robberies in NE

D.C. police are appealing to the public for help identifying men who detectives say have committed three armed robberies in Northeast Washington during the last three weeks. In each robbery, two black men entered a restaurant or store, and one of the men brandished a handgun and demanded money, according to a police press release. The men obtained money and fled, police said.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  09:52 AM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/04/2010

Unable to purchase it, three men steal beer from CVS

There are probably many people who can sympathize with this problem: You go into a Virginia convenience store after midnight looking to buy beer and you're told you're out of luck. Though the beer is sitting right there, they...

By Josh White  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 02/09/2010

D.C. police release photos of bank robbery suspect

D.C. police Tuesday released surveillance photos of man being sought in a bank robbery in the District last week. The robber entered the Bank of Georgetown in the 1300 block of I Street NW shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Feb....

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:56 PM ET, 02/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 01/28/2010

Police: Boy shoots dog he thought barked too much

Police say an 11-year-old Spotsylvania County boy shot a neighbor's dog because he thought it barked too much. The boy is being held at the Rappahannock Juvenile Detention Center on charges of animal cruelty and several weapons-related counts. He wasn't...

By Washington Post editors  |  12:01 PM ET, 01/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Manassas police concerned about rash of bank robberies

Whether it's the bad economy or just the age-old adage that banks are where the money is, robbers continue to target Manassas area bank branches at an alarming rate. Manassas City police on Thursday announced the fifth bank robbery in the area since Nov. 12, a rash of incidents that is drawing serious concern.

By Josh White  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 01/12/2010

Video: Man posting as inspector, stealing from businesses

Montgomery County police say a man is posing as a fire inspector and building inspector, and stealing from businesses. The suspect is seen in these excerpts from surveillance footage....

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 12/28/2009

Calif. cops test head-mounted video cameras

Police in San Jose, Calif., are testing head-mounted cameras to record interactions with the public....

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:28 PM ET, 12/28/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 11/25/2009

Bittersweet ending in the serial smoocher case

Remember the serial smoocher? Well the story has kind of a bittersweet ending....

By Washington Post editors  |  12:07 PM ET, 11/25/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)