: Crime

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Serious crime rose slightly in Fairfax County in 2013, but homicides plummeted

Only eight homicides last year, the second-lowest total ever, and another record for fewest stolen autos.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fairfax County, Fairfax County crime, Fairfax County Police Department

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Police respond to man on fire on Mall

Authorities said the man was “conscious and breathing” when firefighters responded.

By Mark Berman and Justin Jouvenal  |  05:03 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Mall

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Fairfax County crime hit another record low in 2012, statistics show

With larcenies, robberies and auto thefts on the decline, serious crime reaches new lows in Fairfax.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime statistics, Edwin Roessler, Fairfax County, Fairfax County Police Department, Fairfax crime

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Mark Dain, ringleader of huge fraud scheme that swindled Fairfax teachers, pleads guilty

The founder of a firm which sold hundreds of vacant lots in the Carolinas with "no money down" is prosecuted five years after the scheme collapsed.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bank of America, Crime, Mark Dain, Mark Jalajel, real estate fraud, Total Realty Management

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Kristin Gardner Kelly gets 5 years for embezzling $90K from star DJ Sharam Tayebi

After stealing $237,000 from a Springfield company, the Fairfax woman admitted stealing another $90,000 from the world famous DJ while he dealt with a sick child.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, DJ Sharam, Fairfax County, Great Falls, Judge Bruce White, Kristin Gardner Kelly, Mark Oberndorf

Posted at 05:07 AM ET, 05/09/2013

In-flight fondling? That's a federal offense, Sterling man learns

A woman claims that she dozed off while flying to Washington, and awoke to find a man aggressively groping her.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:07 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Federal Air Marshals, Saurabh Agarwal, Sterling