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Serial Rapist Expands to Include Billboards and Website

From Fairfax County Police Department:

Today, the FBI, with Fairfax County, Prince William County, Prince George’s County, Leesburg, New Haven, and Cranston Police Departments launched a digital billboard campaign to assist in a serial rape investigation involving 12 sexual assaults or attempted sexual assaults between 1997 and 2009 by the same offender.  Each of these assaults is linked by DNA.

Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards

From Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs:

Police Investigate a Series of Hit-and-Run Crashes

Police Investigate a Series of Hit-and-Run Crashes

From Virigina State Police:

ARLINGTON CO. – Virginia State Police are coordinating with Arlington County Police and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) Police to investigate a series of hit-and-run crashes that occurred Monday morning (Dec. 13).

At 9:24 a.m., Virginia State Police Senior Trooper J.T. Johannes was called to investigate three hit-and-run crashes that occurred near the 70 mile marker in the westbound lanes of Interstate 66. A blue “SuperShuttle” van was headed west on I-66 when it twice sideswiped the passenger side of a Dodge Charger. The van then rear-ended a Chrysler Pacifica, which caused the Pacifica to run off the right side of the interstate and into a ditch. Next a taxicab was struck from behind by the van. The taxicab ran off the right side of the interstate and struck the guardrail.

Teacher Charged With Indecent Liberties with a Student

Teacher Charged With Indecent Liberties with a Student

From Fairfax County Police Department:

Sully Police District - A 32-year-old Haymarket man was arrested and charged with four counts of indecent liberties with a child by a person in a supervisory position stemming from incidents that allegedly took place in 2007 and 2008. Police charged Brian White of 15216 Rosemont Manor Drive on Thursday, December 9. He is being held without bond at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

White was a teacher at Centreville High School. The victim had been a student there but has since graduated. She came forward to police in the summer of 2010 and detectives have been investigating since that time.

Owner of Fairfax Bar Convicted of Setting Fire to His Business

From United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia:

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal jury today convicted Ajmal A. Aman, 29, of Herndon, Va., of setting fire to Bridges Billiards & Grill in Fairfax, Va.

        Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Edgar A. Domenech, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) Washington Field Division, and David Rohr, Fire Chief for the City of Fairfax, made the announcement after the verdict was accepted by United States District Judge T.S. Ellis, III. Aman will face a mandatory minimum period of five years imprisonment and faces a maximum of 20 years imprisonment when he is sentenced on Jan. 14, 2011.

Residents Reminded to Lock Up Doors and Windows

This was sent to us by Loudoun Sheriff:

Loudoun County, VA: In light of a series of burglaries and attempted burglaries in neighboring Fairfax and Prince William County, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit and Criminal Investigations Division are reminding residents to lock their doors and windows; this includes garage doors. 

In Fairfax County serial burglaries have been reported throughout the Sully, Fair Oaks, Reston, Mason and McLean police districts. Similar incidents (burglaries, attempted burglaries & larcenies from vehicles) were reported in the Haymarket area in Prince William County.    

Former Chaplain Pleads Guilty to Child Molestation

A 44-year-old former chaplain of Alvernia University pleaded guilted to child molestation in Fairfax County court this week. According to officials, Felix Owino was visiting an 11-year-old girl's home in Herndon, VA this past July when he inappropriately touched the girl. Owino will face up to 5 years in prison and is currently being held in Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bail. Officials say his sentencing is scheduled for this December.