Public Security – week of June 24, 2022 | public safety

Man arrested after series of burglaries in Annandale

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with several commercial burglaries at Mason and West Springfield District train stations.

Since May 26, detectives from the Fairfax County Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division have been investigating nine related commercial burglary cases. In each case, the glass doors to the shops were smashed and a man walked in taking cash. The man left these burglaries on a bicycle.

An employee of one of the companies recognized an individual matching the description of the June 15 surveillance footage. Officers responded and quickly arrested Juan Mancia Ramirez, 19, of Annandale. Detectives interviewed Mancia Ramirez and he was charged with seven counts of burglary, six counts of petty larceny and destruction of property. He was held without bail.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding these incidents to call the Mason District Criminal Investigation Division at 703-256-8035. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477).

Man dies in fatal shooting in Hybla Valley

Officers were called at 8.12pm to the 8000 block of Seaton Street to a man who had been shot while sitting inside a vehicle.

Darren Davis, 19, of Alexandria, was found inside a white Dodge Challenger with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives determined that Davis was parked in his Challenger on the roadway. A black Dodge Charger pulled up and the occupants fired several shots at Davis and fled. Detectives found multiple shell casings at the scene and determined that numerous bullets had been fired at the Challenger. Detectives continue to probe the area for further evidence and do not believe this to be a random act. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has scheduled an autopsy for June 21 to confirm the manner of death.

The occupants were described as black men in their twenties all wearing black clothing. Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to contact them at 703-246-7800, option 2. Tips may also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477) .

This is the 11th homicide of the year in Fairfax County.

Alexandria man and woman arrested



A Fairfax County police officer saw a stolen 2002 Hyundai Elantra traveling south on the Richmond Freeway. The vehicle was stopped in the 7600 block of the Richmond Freeway and the occupants were arrested at 5:57 p.m. on June 16.

Through an investigation, two firearms and ammunition were found inside the Elantra. The driver, Willie Marshall, 24, of Alexandria, was charged with receiving stolen goods, felony possession of ammunition, theft of credit cards, illegal purchase of a firearm and driving without a licence. Deneisha Walton, 21, of Alexandria, has been charged with unlawful purchase of a firearm.

Chantilly man dies after crash in Oakton

An 18-year-old man died from injuries sustained in an accident just before 11 p.m. on June 19 in Oakton.

Fairfax County police officers responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 3200 block of Fox Mill Road near Barksdale Drive. Franklin Aquino of Chantilly was the driver of a 2007 Mazda 3. Accident Reconstruction Unit detectives previously determined he was traveling south on Fox Mill Road. As the Mazda rolled over the hill, Aquino lost control and left the road to the right, hitting a tree.

Aquino was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. A juvenile passenger was taken to hospital with injuries considered not to be life-threatening and remains hospitalized. Beforehand, the speed is considered as a factor in the accident.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477).

It is the fifth non-pedestrian related death in the county so far in 2022.

Woman arrested after robbery


A 41-year-old woman followed the victim into the restroom in the 8500 block of Leesburg Pike at 5:33 p.m. on June 10. She assaulted the victim, took personal property and fled.

Officers quickly found the suspect nearby and arrested her. Lanelle Henri Brown, 41, of no fixed address, was charged with robbery.

Alexandria man arrested after burglary


Officers responded to the Bailey Community Center at 5920 Summers Lane for multiple security alarm activations at 4:50 p.m. on June 12.

Kumneger Ayalsew, 25, from Alexandria, was found on the roof. He was arrested and charged with burglary, false identity to law enforcement and obstruction of justice. Two outstanding warrants were also served. He was treated for injuries that are not considered life threatening.

FCPD investigating near drowning in McLean

A 29-year-old man is hospitalized after a near drowning in McLean on June 19.

Detectives from the Fairfax County Police Major Crimes Bureau investigate the near drowning at Difficult Run Stream in McLean.

Officers responded just after 6 p.m. at the 8800 block of Georgetown Pike. Fire and rescue personnel found the man a quarter mile from the causeway on a nearby footpath. The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives determined the man was swimming in the creek that connects to the Potomac River. While swimming, he submerged underwater and did not resurface. Friends pulled him out of the water and tried to save lives. The man remains hospitalized in a life-threatening condition. Detectives do not suspect foul play.

DC man arrested after burglary


A 45-year-old man broke into Speedway Gas at 5710 Telegraph Road at 12:45 a.m. on June 16.

The alarm company was alerted and could see the man taking goods on security cameras. Officers responded and quickly arrested Lee Hudson, 45, of nearby Washington, DC. He was charged with burglary, possession of burglary tools and petty larceny.

Springfield man arrested after robbery


An 18-year-old man walked into Walgreens at 8414 Old Keene Mill Rd., showed a handgun, and demanded money at 1:48 p.m. on June 11. He then fled.

Officers quickly located and arrested Adrien White, 18, of nearby Springfield. He was charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime. No injuries were reported.

Fairfax man arrested after accident


City of Fairfax police officers responded to a motor vehicle accident at this location on Fairfax Boulevard and Chain Bridge Rd. at 5:52 a.m. on June 19.

An investigation revealed that one of the drivers was intoxicated. Jurvin Dominguez, 28, of Fairfax, was taken into custody and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and issued a traffic summons . Dominguez was held on an unsecured bond of $2,000 and held until he was sober.

Working smoke alarms alert residents to the Kingstowne fire

Crews were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 7800 block of Kincardine Court in Kingstowne at around 5.48am on June 17.

Units arrived at the scene of a two-story split-level home with a basement fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. No firefighters were injured. Both occupants were assessed by EMS but refused transport to hospital.

A working smoke alarm woke two occupants of the house at the time of the fire. The two self-evacuated before firefighters arrived. A neighbor noticed smoke coming out of the house and called 9-1-1.

Fire investigators have determined that the fire was accidental in nature and started in the first floor utility/laundry room. The cause of the fire is improper disposal of the rags used to stain the wood.

Two occupants were displaced due to the fire. Red Cross services were offered and refused. Damage from the fire amounted to approximately $90,000.

Centerville woman arrested after traffic stop


City of Fairfax police officers observed a traffic violation at Lee Highway and Jermantown Road at 1:28 a.m. on June 18 that resulted in a traffic stop.

An investigation revealed that the driver was intoxicated.

Katherine Hoppe, 41, of Centerville, was taken into custody and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and issued a traffic summons . Hoppe was held on an unsecured bond of $2,000 and held until he was sober.

Woodbridge man arrested on outstanding warrant


City of Fairfax police officers responded for a warrant service in the 10600 block of Fairfax Boulevard on June 13 at 12:04 p.m.

A preliminary investigation by firefighters identified a subject at the scene as being actively wanted outside of Maryland. Officers made contact and identified the individual.

Daniel Martinez Gonzalez, 32, of Woodbridge, was arrested and transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was held as a fugitive from justice.

Fairfax man arrested on outstanding warrants


Fairfax City Police officers responded for a warrant service in the 9800 block of the Bolton Village Courthouse at 11:32 a.m. on June 13.

Soho Lee, 73, of Fairfax was arrested and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he received four active warrants for entering property with intent to cause damage. He was being held on $4,000 bond.