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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 05/25/2010

Crime blotter: Suspicious events, auto theft

Authorities are investigating a fatal car crash in Sterling, an auto theft and several suspicious events, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Suspicious Event: A complainant reported seeing someone outside their home on Monday shortly after 9 p.m. that appeared to be carrying a firearm. A deputy arrived on the scene in Dulany Court in Sterling and detained the subject. The subject was found to be carrying a BB gun in their backpack. The subject was trespassed from the residence.

Suspicious Person/Larceny from a Vehicle: Deputies responded to the block of 46800 block of Snow Hill Way in Sterling shortly after 2 .m. on Tuesday for a report of several unknown people on foot in the area, possibly tampering with vehicles. Three subjects were identified and charged. Jonathan M. Owens, 20, Melvin K. Jenkins, 18, and Michael W. Jenkins, 18, were all charged with destruction of property and grand larceny. All three were being held on no bond.

Tampering with a Vehicle: A resident went to lock their vehicle in the 21900 block of Castlehill Court in Ashburn shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday when they saw someone inside their truck. The person fled the scene. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.

Larceny: Copper wiring was taken from a home under construction in the 25470 block of Kinsale Place in Aldie between 5:30 pm. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday.

Larceny from Vehicle: A cell phone, sunglasses and a GPS unit were taken from a vehicle in the 20940 block of Sandstone Square in Sterling sometime between 8 p.m. Thursday and 8:20 a.m. Friday.

Destruction of Property: Someone spray painted graffiti at a business in the 45900 block of Old Ox Road in Sterling between 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Friday. The graffiti does not appear gang-related.

Destruction of Property: A driver side window on a vehicle in the 46900 block of Antler Court in Sterling was damaged to gain entry. A GPS unit and cell phone were taken during the incident, which occurred between 11 p.m. Friday and 11:08 a.m. Saturday.

Larceny: A purse and its contents were taken from a vehicle in the 200 block of St. Johns Square in Sterling on Saturday between 4:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

Auto Theft: A resident reported their 1998 Kia stolen after they left it running to pick up food at a restaurant on Saturday. The vehicle was found in the 200 block of East Holly Avenue in Sterling. Eualter Rodriguez-Perez, 36, and Luis Alexander Guillen, 27, both of Sterling, were charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle. Rodriguez-Perez was also charged with drunk in public.

Burglary/Destruction of Property: Someone entered the High Up Food Mart in the 428 block of Enterprise Street in Sterling on Sunday around 2:15 a.m. by damaging a glass door. The suspect damaged the cash register, which was empty. Nothing was taken.

Larceny: A wallet and its contents were taken from an unsecured locked at the Claude Moore Recreation Center in the 46100 block of Loudoun Park Lane in Sterling on Sunday between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Fatal Crash: John Henry Smith, 72, of Leesburg, was operating a 1995 Chevrolet Pickup on Saturday when it is believed he had a medical emergency shortly between 11 a.m. Smith lost control of his truck as he was heading westbound on Sterling Boulevard. Smith crossed over Pacific Boulevard and was in the Prologis Gateway Park when he lost complete control of the vehicle. Smith ran over multiple bushes and struck a tree before crashing into the side of a building. Smith was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Suspicious Event: A window of a home in the 21800 block of Westdale Court in Ashburn was shattered shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday. There are no indications as to what caused the damage.

Brandishing Weapon: A cyclist saw a group of juveniles in the area of Cochran Mill Road and the W&OD Trail in Ashburn around 11 a.m. on Saturday. One of the subjects appeared to be brandishing a firearm. The juveniles were found and the weapon was determined to be a paintball gun. The complainant declined to press charges in the case.

Destruction of Property: Someone damaged a sliding glass door to a home in the 25500 block of Quits Pond Court in South Riding between midnight and 7:15 p.m. on Friday. The residence is currently unoccupied.

Larceny/Destruction of Property: Someone entered a vehicle in the 800 block of Potomac Ridge Court in Sterling between 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. Thursday by damaging a passenger window. An MP3 player was removed.

Larceny: A DVD player and change were taken from a vehicle in the 20300 block of Burnley Square in Sterling between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

Destruction of Property: A sign on a church in the 46600 block of Algonkian Parkway in Sterling was spray painted between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 1 p.m. Thursday.

Larceny: A GPS unit was taken from a vehicle in the 46600 block of Drysdale Terrace in Sterling between 4 p.m. Wednesday and noon on Thursday.

Larceny from a Vehicle: A GPS unit was taken from a vehicle in the 20300 block of Briarcliff Terrace in Sterling between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Larceny: A pressure washer was taken from an unlocked garage in the 33300 block of Snickersville Turnpike in Bluemont sometime between 4 p.m. on Monday, May 17, and 1 p.m. Thursday.

Suspicious Event: There were several reports of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Benjamin Court and Turnberry Drive in Round Hill on Thursday at 4 p.m. The vehicle was described as an older model four-door passenger car that was black in color with red and gold striped wheel rims. The same vehicle was seen in the area the previous day.

Suspicious Event/Larceny: Several delivery packages were removed from outside a home in the 15000 block of Lees Crossing Lane in Lucketts on Thursday. The packages were found nearby and had been opened. Some of the contents, including ammunition for a firearm, were removed.

Attempted Burglary: Deputies responded to a home in the 17200 block of Simpson Circle in Paeonian Springs on Thursday around 10:30 p.m. Possible pry marks were found on a door. No entry was made and nothing was taken.

By Meghan Louttit  |  May 25, 2010; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest News , Police/Fire  | Tags: Aldie, Ashburn, Auto Theft, Bluemont, Car Crash, Paeonian Springs, Round Hill, South Riding, Sterling, Weapons, attempted burglary, burglary, larceny, suspicious event  
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Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/20/2010

Crime blotter: Burglaries

Authorities are investigating several burglaries and larcenies throughout the county, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Destruction of Property: A passenger window of a vehicle in the 330 block of Silver Ridge Drive in Sterling was damaged and a cell phone was removed from the vehicle between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

Larceny from Vehicle: A purse and its contents were taken from a vehicle in the 20200 block of Kiawah Island Drive in Ashburn sometime between Sunday and Wednesday.

Destruction of Property: Exterior lights of a home in the 19940 block of Belmont Station Drive in Ashburn were damaged between 4 p.m. Monday and 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Destruction of Property/Attempted Breaking & Entering: An unknown person attempted to gain entry into the glass window of a CVS pharmacy in the 42990 block of Eastern Kingbird Plaza in Ashburn around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday. No entry was gained.

Larceny: Two digital cameras and camera equipment were taken from the 14200 block of Milltown Road in Lovettsville on Saturday at midnight.

Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 20480 block of Blue Heron Terrace in Sterling between 3:30 p.m. May 8 and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and removed jewelry. There were no signs of forced entry.

Robbery: A night clerk at a hotel in the 45300 block of Catalina Court in Sterling was robbed at knifepoint shortly after midnight on Wednesday. The suspect wielded a knife and demanded money. He was described as Hispanic, 5-feet-8-inches tall with a thin to medium build. The suspect had his face covered.

Destruction of Property: Possible gang-related graffiti was spray painted on a sidewalk in the area of Mandolin Street and Brandshaw Drive shortly before noon on Monday. The report was forwarded to the Sheriff's Office Gang Intelligence Unit.

Larceny: Copper wire spools were taken from a construction site in the 26100 block of Lightridge Farm Road in Aldie between 5:30 p.m. on Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 18600 block of Foundry Road in Hamilton between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and rummaged through the residence. Nothing was reported missing.

Larceny: A GPS unit was removed from a vehicle in the 21070 block of Gladstone Drive in Sterling at around 7 a.m. on Monday. Entry was gained by damaged a passenger window.

Larceny: Someone entered a vehicle in the 20060 block of Muirfield Village Court in Ashburn sometime between 11 p.m. Monday and 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and removed a purse and its contents.

Burglary: The front door of a home in the 35400 block of Charles Town Pike in Purcellville was forced open and jewelry was removed on Monday between 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 39500 block of Wenner Road in Lovettsville between 6:15 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. on Monday and took five firearms.

By Meghan Louttit  |  May 20, 2010; 10:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest News , Police/Fire  | Tags: Aldie, Ashburn, Lovettsville, Purcellville, Robbery, Sterling, burglary, gangs, graffiti, jewelry, larceny  
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Posted at 8:48 AM ET, 05/17/2010

Crime blotter: Felony assault, DUI

Authorities are investigating several assaults, two DUI charges and the theft of a motorcycle, according a report from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Larceny from a Vehicle: A portable DVD player was taken from a vehicle in the 21060 block of Hawthorne Court in Sterling between 10 p.m. May 13 and noon on Friday.

Felonious Assault: Deputies responded to a report of an active fight in the 500 block of Tavenner Court in Sterling on Friday between 6 and 6:30 p.m. The altercation, which was domestic in nature, involved someone who had assaulted two females. Stephen G. Fant, 19, of Alexandria, was charged with two counts of felonious assault, felony assault and battery and possession of false identification. He remains held without bond.

Destruction of Property: A brick wall in the 50 block of Cedar Drive in Sterling was damaged by a vehicle between midnight on May 13 and 6:45 a.m. Saturday.

Larceny: Someone entered two vehicles in the 46500 block of River Meadows Terrace in Sterling and removed cash, a GPS unit and a purse between 4 p.m. Friday and 7:15 a.m. Saturday.

Larceny: A purse was stolen from a vehicle in the 20900 block of Sandstone Square in Sterling between 11 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday.

Destruction of Property: Someone spray painted a utility box in the 20190 block of Carter Court in Sterling between 10:25 and 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Burglary: A purse was taken from a home in the 700 block of Brethour Court in Sterling and was later found discarded in the neighborhood. Cash and a cell phone were removed. The incident occurred between 9 and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Theft of a Motorcycle: A 2002 Suzuki GSX-R750 was taken from the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 45180 block of Waterpointe Terrace in Ashburn between noon on May 13 and 11:06 a.m. Friday.

Larceny: A safe that contained cash was taken from a business in the 21600 block of Beaumeade Circle in Ashburn between 8 p.m. on May 13 and 6:45 a.m. Friday. There were no signs of forced entry.

Destruction of Property: Two vehicles in the 21160 block of Hayshire Court in Ashburn were vandalized between midnight and 12:45 a.m. on Saturday.

Pursuit/DUI/Driving on a Suspended: A deputy saw a vehicle traveling erratically in the area of Route 7 near Belmont Ridge Road shortly before 2 a.m. on Saturday. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and the vehicle continued to drive. At one point the vehicle nearly struck another car. The driver eventually stopped at Route 7 and George Washington Boulevard. Marijuana was found inside the vehicle. The driver, Justin W. Ellers, 27, of Sterling, was charged with felony eluding, felony DUI, possession with intent to distribute and driving without a license.

Burglary: Someone entered Good Fortune restaurant in the 43300 block of Junction Plaza in Ashburn and removed cash from a cash register between 11 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Larceny: A GPS unit, an MP3 player and a cell phone were all taken from three vehicles in the 43500 block of Butler Plaza in Leesburg between midnight Saturday and midnight Sunday.

Larceny from a Vehicle: A GPS unit and satellite radio unit were taken from a vehicle in the 25970 block of Krebs Lane in Chantilly between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Larceny: Someone entered a vehicle in the 43640 block of Scarlet Square in Chantilly between 9 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and removed a GPS unit.

Sobriety Checkpoint: A sobriety checkpoint was held on Route 9 near Old Stage Court in Waterford between 10:55 p.m. on Friday and 1:05 a.m. Saturday. One person was charged with DUI. Three other motorists were charged with driving without a license.

Larceny: Wheels were removed from a trailer in the driveway of a home in the 11820 block of Purcell Road in Lovettsville between noon on May 9 and 5 p.m. Friday.

Destruction of Property: A window of a home on North Light Street in Lovettsville was damaged shortly after 5 p.m. on Saturday. The resident looked outside their window at the time of the incident and saw several unknown juveniles running from the area. No juveniles were found in the area.

Burglary: A television and DVD player were stolen from a home in the 38750 block of Old Wheatland Road in Waterford between noon and 5 p.m. on Sunday. There were no signs of forced entry. A door was left unsecured.

By Meghan Louttit  |  May 17, 2010; 8:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 05/ 3/2010

Crime blotter: Assault, auto theft

Authorities are investigating an assault in Ashburn and an auto theft in Middleburg, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Recovered Stolen Vehicle: A Mitsubishi Galant was recovered in the 46900 block of Sugarland Road in Sterling around 8:20 p.m. on Friday. The vehicle had been reported stolen from Oakgrove Road in Sterling on April 16, 2010.

Larceny: someone removed heat pumps from a house in the 42300 block of Magistrate Court in South Riding that was under construction. The incident occurred between 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Larceny: A laptop and various personal documents were taken from a vehicle in the 20970 block of Deer Run Way in Ashburn between 6 p.m. Thursday and 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Motor Vehicle Theft: Two dirt bikes were taken from a trailer in a garage in the 13400 block of Sagle Road in Purcellville between 11 p.m. April 25, and 6:15 p.m. Friday.

Assault: Five middle-school aged boys were assaulted by several high-school aged children shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday. None of their injuries were considered serious. The incident occurred in the 42400 block of Regal Wood Drive in Ashburn. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer unit is investigating.

Destruction of Property: Someone damaged a sliding glass door of a home in the 30 block of Carolina Court in Sterling with a rock on Friday at 11 p.m.

Larceny from a Vehicle: An MP3 player and a set of keys were stolen from an unsecured vehicle in the 70 block of Main Street in Round Hill. The incident occurred between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Two other larcenies from vehicles were later reported in the area.

Larceny: A purse and its contents - including cash - and a GPS unit and cell phone were taken from a vehicle on Biscayne Place in Sterling between 5 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Larceny: A generator was stolen from a construction site in the 42120 block of Braddock Road in Aldie around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Auto Theft: Someone removed a 2007 Lexus 460L from a home in the 23400 block of sally mill Road in Middleburg on Saturday between around 2 a.m.

Larceny: A garage door opener was taken from a vehicle in the 21370 block of Sturman Place in Ashburn on Sunday around 3:30 a.m.

Larceny: Someone entered a vehicle in the 18250 block of Shinniecock Hill Place in Leesburg between 10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday and took a purse and wallet and their contents.

Burglary: Two computers, a circular saw and other tools were taken from a home in the 15100 block of Cider Mill Road in Purcellville on Thursday between 11:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. There were no signs of forced entry.

Burglary: Someone forced entry through the front door of a home in the 13380 block of Harpers Ferry Road in Purcellville and took two televisions. The incident occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 4:25 p.m. on Thursday.

Larceny: Two bicycles were taken from a home in the 22900 block of Regent Terrace in Sterling between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Larceny: Fuel cans containing gasoline were taken from the yard of a home in the 50 block of South Hughes Street in Hamilton between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

Larceny: While working at a library in the 43300 block of Hay Road in Ashburn around 6:30 p.m. a victim had their laptop stolen when they left the laptop for a few minutes.

Vehicle Tampering/Destruction of Property: Parts of a vehicle in the 22500 block of Maison Carree Square in Ashburn were removed on Wednesday shortly after 10 p.m.

By Meghan Louttit  |  May 3, 2010; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest News , Police/Fire  | Tags: Aldie, Ashburn, Assault, Hamilton, Leesburg, Middleburg, Purcellville, Round Hill, South Riding, Sterling, auto theft, burglary, larceny, recovered auto, vehicle tampering  
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Posted at 8:55 AM ET, 04/29/2010

Crime blotter: Recovered autos, suspicious event

Authorities are investigating several cases of recovered stolen vehicles and a suspicious event in Ashburn, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Sobriety Checkpoint: A total of 336 vehicle passed through a sobriety checkpoint held in the area of Ashburn Village Boulevard and Shady Glen Terrace in Ashburn between 11 p.m. Friday and 1:30 a.m. Saturday. One driver was charged with driving on a suspended license, five others were charged with other traffic-related citations. No motorists were charged with a DUI.

Missing Person: An 81-year-old female was reported missing from Ashburn on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The missing woman had reportedly left to go to a local grocery store and had become lost. The deputy located the woman at a shopping center in the area of Potomac Station Drive and Battlefield Parkway in Leesburg. The victim's family was advised of the Project Lifesaver program.

Auto Theft/Recovered: A 2007 Lincoln Navigator was reported taken from a limousine service in the 23500 block of Pebble Run Place in Sterling between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was recovered in Arlington County by the Arlington County Police Department and the driver was arrested. The driver was found to be an employee of the company.

Recovered Stolen Auto: A motorcycle was reported stolen on April 6, from the Stanford Square area was recovered in the 20440 block of Chesapeake Square in Sterling on Wednesday shortly before 7 p.m. The motorcycle was returned to its owner.

Larceny from a Building: Someone entered a model home in the 40300 block of Aldie Springs Drive in Aldie and took a large-screen television, a computer, DVD player and a game system. The incident occurred between 6 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday

Destruction of Property: A second-story window of a home in the 100 block of North Duke Drive in Sterling shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday was damaged.

Larceny: A power tool was taken out of a vehicle in the 200 block of North Joshua Court in Sterling between 11 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday.

Assist Rescue: A 2-and-a-half-year-old child fell from a second story window of a home in the 43300 block of La Belle Place in Ashburn shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday. The child was apparently leaning against a screen when it gave away. The child did not sustain serious injuries. The Loudoun Sheriff's Office reminds homeowners to be careful when they leave windows open to let in fresh air and enjoy the warmer weather. Serious incidents such as this case are an often-overlooked safety issue for children. Please view this website to learn more about window safety in your home.

Suspicious Event: A resident in the 21050 block of Lowry Park Terrace in Ashburn reported that someone came to their door on Sunday at 5 p.m. and asked for a person who did not live there. The person then asked other questions the resident felt were suspicious in nature.

Recovered Stolen Auto: A deputy discovered a stolen vehicle that was parked in the 22870 block of Brambleton Plaza in Ashburn shortly before 1 a.m. on Tuesday. The vehicle had been reported stolen on April 23, from EEE Auto Sales in Sterling.

Larceny: Someone removed musical instruments from a vehicle in the 800 block of West Redwood Road in Sterling between 10 p.m. on April 13, and 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Burglary: A home in the 20560 block of Noland Woods Court in Potomac Falls was broken into through a basement door on Monday between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Nothing was reported missing.

By Meghan Louttit  |  April 29, 2010; 8:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 04/26/2010

Crime blotter: Assault, trespassing

Authorities are investigating an assault in Sterling and a reported case of trespassing and attempted burglary, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Destruction of Property: Someone spray-painted graffiti underneath the bridge area on Route 7 at Goose Creek in Leesburg around 2:45 p.m. on Friday.

Destruction of Property: A BB pellet was discharged at a home in the 1200 block of East Jefferson Road in Sterling on Friday at 6:48 p.m.

Larceny: Sometime between 8:45 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday someone removed a wheel and tire from a vehicle in the 44380 block of Tillman Terrace in Ashburn.

Missing Teenager: A 16-year-old girl with medical issues was reported missing from the 800 block of Children's Center Road in Leesburg at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. She was later found in the area of Route 7 near Route 704.

Assault: Deputies responded to a home in the 700 block of North Argonne Avenue in Sterling on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. for a report of someone attempting to enter the home. The victim reported that the person was attempting to sell jewelry door-to-door and when she declined to make a purchase the person attempted to keep her from closing the door. A search of the area was conducted and the person was found and identified as Ricardo Najera-Larios, 25. The man initially provided a false name to police. He was found to be wanted through ICE and a Federal Detainer was placed on him. Najero-Larios is charged locally with breaking and entering to commit assault and simple assault. He remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond.

Missile at a Dwelling: Someone threw eggs at a home in the 47600 block of Colonel Young Way in Sterling, causing damage to the siding. The incident occurred between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Sunday.

Larceny: A GPS unit was taken from an unsecured vehicle in the 20 block of Oak Lane in Sterling on Friday at 9 p.m.

Suspicious Event: A complainant was in the Cascades Recreation Center in the 47600 block of Saulty Drive in Sterling shortly before 6 a.m. on Thursday when they heard someone attempting to gain entry through a door. The person saw a man attempting to open a door. The man walked away when he saw the complainant. The subject was only described as a middle-aged man wearing dark clothing.

Auto Theft: A red 1998 Toyota Tacoma was stolen from the 520 block of North Sterling Boulevard in Sterling sometime between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.

Destruction of Property: Someone damaged the gate to a fence in the 43360 block of Wayside Circle in Ashburn on Thursday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Missile at a Dwelling: Paintballs were discharged at a home in the 18600 block of Woodburn Road in Leesburg between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Trespassing/Attempted Burglary: Loudoun County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a home in the 43770 block of Virginia Manor Terrace in Ashburn on Friday at 2:20 a.m. for a report of a possible prowler. Lee J. Goncalves, 25, of Herndon, and Nicole A. Harris, 22, of Centreville, were apprehended at the scene. Goncalves was charged with attempted burglary to commit assault and battery while armed, communicating a threat to injure in writing, trespassing with intent to damage property, possession of marijuana and drunk in public. Harris was charged with credit card larceny, attempted breaking and entering to commit assault and battery, trespassing with intent to damage property and drunk in public. Both Goncalves and Harris remain at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond.

By Meghan Louttit  |  April 26, 2010; 11:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 04/22/2010

Crime blotter: Bomb threat, exposure

Authorities are investigating a bomb threat in Potomac Falls and cases of exposure and grand larceny, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office

Larceny: A DVD unit was taken from a car in the 25360 block of Vacation Place in Aldie between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Burglary: A resident in the 21880 block of Blossom Hill Terrace in Ashburn reported on Wednesday that someone opened the front door of their home shortly before 7 p.m. The subject was later identified as a juvenile who was known to a resident in the home.

Grand Larceny: Someone took a generator from the property of a home in the 37000 block of Pinehill Lane in Lovettsville sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Larceny: Someone entered an outdoor tool shed in the 19490 block of Jodhpur Drive in Leesburg between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Several pieces of equipment were removed, including a grass trimmer, a chainsaw and power washer. A lock was damaged to gain entry.

Exposure: Loudoun County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Lady of Hope Church in the 46630 block of Algonkian Parkway in Sterling at around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday for a report of a man who was sitting in a car parked in the parking lot and exposing himself. A complainant was walking in the parking lot when he saw the man sitting in a car and exposing himself. A group of juveniles were in attendance at the church. Michael W. Grant, 52, of no fixed address, was charged with indecent exposure. He was being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a $1,500 bond.

Missile at an Occupied Dwelling: Several juveniles threw a rock through the window of a home in the 20570 block of Morningside Terrace in Sterling shortly after 8 p.m. on Thursday. The incident remains under investigation and a Loudoun County Sheriff's School Resource Officer was notified of the incident.

Larceny from a Vehicle: A resident returned to their home in the 41900 block of Restful Terrace in Aldie shortly after 2 a.m. on Friday and saw someone in their car. The person saw the complainant and fled the scene on foot. A baseball hat and digital camera were taken from the car.

Burglary: Someone entered a business in the 42900 block of Piccadilly Plaza in Ashburn around 9 a.m. on Monday and took cash.

Burglary: Kitchen appliances were taken from a home in the 41320 block of Bethany Drive in Leesburg on Monday between 10:45 a.m. and 12:13 p.m. They entered the home through an interior garage door.

Bomb Threat: A resident on Huntley Court in Potomac Falls received a bomb threat on Monday at 3:45 p.m., possibly from a juvenile.

Destruction of Property: Possible gang-related graffiti was spray painted on an exterior wall of a home in the 42790 block of Center Street in South Riding between 7 a.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday.

Larceny: Musical instruments were taken from A A Music in the 20000 block of Ashbrook Commons Plaza in Ashburn between 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. There were no signs of forced entry.

Destruction of Property: Someone spray painted possible gang-related graffiti on a utility box in the 400 block of East Cornell Drive in Sterling sometime between 4 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Monday.

Burglary: A coin collection was taken from a home in the 43800 block of Bent Creek Terrace in Leesburg between April 15 at 8 a.m. and Monday at 11 a.m. A rear window was damaged to gain entry.

By Meghan Louttit  |  April 22, 2010; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Crime blotter: Malicious wounding, exposure, auto theft

Authorities are investigating a reported incident of exposure, several suspicious events, a report of a peeping Tom and a malicious wounding, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Larceny from a Vehicle: A laptop and MP3 player were stolen from a vehicle in the 43090 block of Stonecottage Place in Ashburn between 10:30 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday.

Auto Theft: A maroon 2002 Mitsubishi Galant was taken from the 22800 block of Oakgrove Road in Sterling between 1 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Friday. The car had been parked along the street.

Larceny from a Vehicle: Someone took a GPS unit and loose change from a vehicle in the 22800 block of Oak Grove Road in Sterling between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. Friday.

Larceny from a Vehicle: Cash, sunglasses and an MP3 player were taken from a vehicle in the 22930 block of Whitehall Terrace in Sterling between 11:30 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday.

Attempted Burglary: Someone damaged the front door to a home in the 20450 block of Cool Fern Square in Ashburn on Friday between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. NO entry was gained.

Destruction of Property: Possible gang-related graffiti was spray painted on a community mailbox in the 60 block of Wedgedale Drive in Sterling on Thursday between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The information was forwarded to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Gang Intelligence Unit.

Suspicious Event: A 13-year-old girl was walking in the area of Olympia and Regal Wood in Brambleton shortly before 9 p.m. with friends on Friday when she felt something hit the back of her head. The victim received a minor injury. It is unclear what caused the injury.

Suspicious Event: On Friday, a suspicious package was found in the parking lot of a shopping center in the 47100 block of Community Plaza in Sterling. A perimeter was established and the Loudoun County Bomb Squad responded to the scene. The package was determined to be harmless and had been left sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 7:07 p.m.

Auto Theft: A red 1993 Honda Civic was taken from the area of Hayloft Circle and Willow Terrace in Sterling sometime between 9 p.m. on April 12, and 5:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle was reported to have been involved in a hit-and-run crash in Fairfax County.

Destruction of Property: Someone damaged a building under construction on Saturday around 6:40 a.m. The building is located in the 42100 block of Seven Hills Drive in Aldie.

Destruction of Property: Four vehicles in the 47300 block of Darkhollow Falls Terrace in Sterling were damaged on Saturday, around 2:22 p.m.

Peeping Tom: A resident in the 100 block of South Fox Road in Sterling reported seeing someone outside their window at 2 a.m. on Friday. The subject was described as a man, about 5-feet-7-inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing a khaki shirt and pants. The man fled the area when the victim saw him outside.

Exposure: A 30-year-old woman was in the pool area of a hotel in the 45500 block of Majestic Drive in Sterling on Friday at around 10 p.m. when she saw someone standing outside a window. The woman exited the pool area and person followed her into the elevator. The person then exited the elevator and turned around and exposed himself. He was described as a Black man, 30- to- 40-years-old, medium build and between 5-feet-8-inches and 5-feet-10-inches tall. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket with a red stripe down the sleeves and jeans.

Tampering with a Vehicle: Someone entered two vehicles in the 43400 block of Turnberry Isle Court in Leesburg and rummaged through their interiors. Nothing was reported taken. The incident occurred between 10 p.m. Saturday and 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

Larceny from a Vehicle: A purse was removed from an unlocked vehicle in the 20 block of Ferguson Court in Sterling between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Malicious Wounding: Deputies responded to the 21000 block of Huntington Square in Sterling around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday for a report of a domestic dispute where a victim had been stabbed. Luevenda L. Aller, 44, was charged with malicious wounding and held without bond. The victim, a 30-year-old man was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

By Meghan Louttit  |  April 19, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Posted at 8:49 AM ET, 04/15/2010

Crime blotter: Domestic kidnapping, auto theft

Authorities are investigating a report of a suspicious person in Sterling a peeping tom in Leesburg and an incident of domestic kidnapping, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Auto Theft: A gold 1996 Nissan Maxima was found off the roadway in a field in the area of Relocation Drive and Old Ox Road in Sterling. The vehicle had struck a utility box. The vehicle was reported stolen from a repair shop sometime between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Larceny: Copper wiring was taken from a house under construction in the 25300 block of Kinsale Place in Aldie between 3 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday.

Unlawful Entry: Two Sterling men were apprehended at an empty residence in the 1000 block of Hoga Road in Sterling shortly after 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The home was under foreclosure. The men were found removing air conditioning units. Ferdin V. Sosa-Garcia, 24, and Wilson R. Olivares-Medina, 24, were charged with unlawful entry, grand larceny and conspiracy to commit a felony. They were held on $2,500 secured bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

Domestic Kidnapping/Destruction of Property/Violation of Protective Order: Deputies responded to a home in the 1000 block of Sanderson Drive in Sterling shortly after 10 p.m. on Wednesday for a report of a domestic situation. A man later identified as Carlos Alberto Bonilla, 34, of Springfield, entered the home and attempted to forcefully remove the mother of his children and put in a vehicle. Bonilla fled the area prior to the arrival of law enforcement. Warrants have been issued for his arrest. If you know the whereabouts of Bonilla please contact Investigator B. Ochsman at 703-777-0475.

Peeping Tom/Drunk in Public: A deputy conducting foot patrol on Thursday in the 45500 block of Silver Pond Square in Sterling saw a suspicious man around 12:15 a.m. A resident reported seeing someone who appeared to be looking into windows. The deputy found the subject who appeared to be intoxicated. The man, Rafael A. Amador-Chirinos, 32, of Leesburg, was charged with peeping into a dwelling and drunk in public. He remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

Destruction of Property: Profanity was spray painted on a highway sign in the area of Orrison Road and Featherbed Lane in Lovettsville on Tuesday between 2:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Larceny from a Vehicle: An MP3 player, a cell phone and sunglasses were removed from a vehicle in the 17530 block of Kinloch Ridge Court in Leesburg sometime around midnight on Tuesday.

Larceny: A laptop and computer accessories were taken from a vehicle in the 21270 block of Victorias Cross Terrace in Ashburn between 5 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Monday.

Suspicious Person: A resident reported on April 13, that they saw a suspicious person outside their home in the area of Brawner Place and Saulty Drive in Sterling while their children were playing outside, between 7 and 7:45 p.m. on Sunday. The subject did not make any contact with the children or the complainant.

Larceny: A purse and its contents and a GPS unit were taken from a vehicle in the 43870 block of Laurel Ridge Drive in Ashburn between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Destruction of Property: Someone damaged a garage door in the 800 block of Revelstore Terrace in Leesburg on April 7. The damage was reported on Monday.

Copper Larceny: Copper wiring was taken from a home under construction in the 42250 block of Magistrate Court in the Chantilly area between 3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Monday.

Larceny: A resident in the 35740 block of Parklawn Court in Round Hill reported that someone entered their vehicle and rummaged through the interior. A GPS unit was found inside the car that did not belong to the owner. The owner of the GPS was found and it was determined to be stolen from a vehicle also parked at a home on Parklawn Court. Another resident reported an MP3 player was taken. A fourth victim said a gift card was taken from their vehicle. The incidents occurred between 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.

Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 20100 block of Hopi Drive in Ashburn between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday and removed two laptops, two video game systems, a firearm and a DVD player.

Larceny: A laptop was taken from a vehicle in the 43790 block of Abbot Place in Ashburn around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

By Meghan Louttit  |  April 15, 2010; 8:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/12/2010

Crime blotter: Felony eluding, attempted burglary

Authorities are investigating a case of felony eluding, an attempted burglary and a report of a suspicious person in the Sully Elementary School area, according to daily reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Suspicious Person: On April 8 a parent reported a suspicious event that occurred on April 6 around 2:30 p.m. Their elementary-school aged child was walking home with friends on a walking path in the 300 block of South Harrison Road in Sterling near the back of Sully Elementary School when someone put his hands on the child's head as he walked by. The subject was described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, 5-feet-7-inches tall and wearing a navy blue hat that was turned backwards. The school was advised of the incident and extra patrol has been placed in the area.

Exposure: A 47-year-old Florida woman was in the fitness room of a hotel in the 46300 block of McClellan Way in Sterling when she noticed someone standing outside a glass wall. The subject was exposing himself. The suspect was described as a Middle Eastern man, between 38 and 40 years old, around 5-feet-9-inches tall with a medium to heavy build. The incident occurred on Thursday around 9:30 p.m.

Unlawful Entry: A resident saw someone entered a neighbor's open garage in the 21700 block of Goose Creek Terrace in Ashburn around 10:45 p.m. Friday and attempt to gain entry into a vehicle inside. The person fled the scene. Nothing was reported missing.

Larceny: A GPS unit was taken from a vehicle in the 21390 block of Marble Chip Court in Ashburn between 10:30 p.m. Friday and 10:45 a.m. Saturday.

Larceny: Someone took catalytic converters from a vehicle that was parked in a commuter parking lot in the 19700 block of Sycolin Road in Leesburg between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday.

Larceny: Around 9:45 Saturday morning a GPS unit was taken from a vehicle in the 43820 block of Riverpoint Drive in Lansdowne.

Destruction of Property: Adrian F. Koby, 28, of Vienna was charged with felony destruction of property. He is accused of scratching five vehicles belonging to his employer, EEE located in the 47000 block of Harry Byrd Highway in Sterling between 5:25 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday. He is being held without bond.

Destruction of Property: Someone scratched the exterior of six vehicles in the 100 block of Commerce Street in Sterling between 9 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday.

Burglary: Someone entered the Ark Academy in the 21370 block of Potomac View Road in Sterling between 3 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Sunday and took a laptop and other small electronic devices. A window was damaged to gain entry.

Felony Eluding: A deputy initiated a traffic stop on vehicle in the area of South Cottage Road and Potomac View Road in Sterling that was speeding. The suspect accelerated. The driver then slowed the vehicle at Hopeland Lane then accelerated again. The driver slowed for traffic in the area of Route 7 and campus Drive where he turned onto Campus Drive and drove into parking lot and came to a stop. The driver, Roland D. Reynolds, Jr., 22, of Sterling, was charged with disregarding a signal to stop and reckless driving. He was released on a $5,000 secure bond. The incident occurred between 4:30 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Attempted Burglary: A resident in the 400 block of West Maple Avenue in Sterling reported hearing noises outside their home around 11 p.m. Wednesday. The resident looked outside and saw two people attempting to pry open a window screen. The suspects saw the homeowner and fled the area on foot. Both suspects were described as white males in their late teens to early twenties.

Larceny: Someone entered a vehicle in the area of Ashburn Road and Beaverdam Run in Ashburn between 3:15 and 3:55 p.m. on Thursday and took a GPS unit.

Road Closure: On Thursday, a fallen tree on a utility line caused Belmont Ridge Road to be closed between Route 7 and Gloucester Parkway. Members of the Loudoun Sheriff's Office Auxiliary Unit responded to the area to assist with traffic control. The roadway was closed between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

By Meghan Louttit  |  April 12, 2010; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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