A D.C. man who was mistakenly released from the Fairfax County jail Sunday night was rearrested Monday, officials said.

Donald Bernard Lewis, 53, was arrested Saturday on three grand-larceny charges. Officials at the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office said he was let go around 9 p.m. Sunday in what they called an “errant release.”

Lewis was taken into custody without incident in the District around 9:20 a.m. Monday, the sheriff’s office said. The sheriff’s office did not indicate what led to the mistaken release.


Authorities mistakenly released Donald Bernard Lewis. He was rearrested Monday. (Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office)