Friday, May 10, 2013
The Stafford woman was charged with robbery after she used a handgun to rob a Burke Shell gas station.
A Northern Virginia woman robbed a Burke gas station Wednesday. According to a news release from the Fairfax County Police Department, 18-year-old Chelsee D. Wright of Stafford walked into the Shell gas station at 6054 Burke Commons Road and, while brandishing a handgun, demanded an employee give her cash. The gas station employee complied and Wright fled after receiving the cash. Wright was later found by a police officer near Burke Centre Parkway and Pond Spice Lane, the release states. Wright was then taken into custody and charged with robbery and with the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Fairfax County Police Department. Arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
West Springfield District police report the following in their Aug. 17, 2012, weekly incident report. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. Sexual Assault: 6600 block of Frontier Drive, Aug. 10, 2012, 5:01 p.m. The 18-year-old victim accepted a ride from a man she did not know. Instead of taking her to the agreed upon location, he allegedly sexually assaulted her in the vehicle. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. Disorderly Conduct: 7600 block of Cork Glen Way, Aug. 9, 2012, 7:32 p.m. Police responded to reports of loud music being played from parked vehicles. Theophilus Sarpong, 26, of Woodbridge was not compliant with officers’ commands, and was charged with disorderly conduct and noise violation. Robbery: …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Two men with guns surprised the students inside their home.
Five George Mason University students were robbed Tuesday night by two men with guns who surprised them inside their townhome, according to West Springfield District Police. The students were studying, playing video games and chatting at about 11 p.m. when they were surprised by two men with guns, who began yelling at them and demanding their money and valuables, inside the home in the 4800 block of Carriagepark Road, near the intersection with Braddock Road. The suspects ran throughout the home; the victims complied with demands and no one was injured. The thieves stole electronics and other items. The students called police, who arrived within minutes of the report. A K9 and the Fairfax County Police Department helicopter responded to …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
West Springfield Police District activity report for the week ending Jan. 25, 2012.
ROBBERY: West Springfield District Police report a 25-year-old man was robbed in the area of Starboard Court and Starboard Drive around 5:10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. The victim parked his car on Starboard Drive and began walking when two other men approached him. One suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied, and the suspects fled in a silver or grey, four-door sedan. The victim walked home and called police. The first suspect was described as black, about 6 feet 1 inch tall. He had a dark-colored complexion and long dreadlocks. He was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt and jeans. The second suspect was described as black, about 5 feet 9 inches tall. He has a light-colored complexion and slight facial hair. He …
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Three Fairfax County incidents are under investigation.
Fake used-car ads on Craigslist have led to three recent robberies in Fairfax County. Two of the robberies occurred at the same location in the Newington area and the third in Clifton. Virginia State Police are investigating. In each incident, two male suspects in dark clothing robbed the victims at gunpoint, but police have not confirmed that the robberies are the work of the same suspects. "It looks like a legitimate car ad, but the price does tend to be too good to be true." said Fairfax County Police spokesperson Tawny Wright. "The bottom line is that people are posting ads with criminal intent. It's important for people to respond to these ads in a public place and in the daytime." The first incident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 10, …
Monday, September 19, 2011
Robbers were responding to a Craig's List ad.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint in the area of Pohick Road and Wadebrook Terrace around 9:53 p.m. on Saturday, September 10. West Springfield District police said an investigation determined they were responding to a Craig’s list ad to buy a vehicle. The suspects were described as black, about 6 feet 1 inch tall and between 175 to 200 pounds. Their faces were covered. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637).
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Victim treated for minor injuries.
Fairfax County Police report two males robbed a 16-year-old boy around 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, in the 9500 block of Braddock Road (near the intersection with Twinbrook Road). The suspects were described as black, about 17 or 18 years old, with thin builds. One was wearing a white tank top and the other was wearing a black T-shirt and jeans. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Police released description and photo of the suspect.
Updated at 5:20 p.m. on August 17 Fairfax County Police are investigating a Wednesday morning robbery at the SunTrust Bank, 5234 Rolling Road, in Burke. According to police, a man entered the bank at about 9:18 a.m., approached a 22-year-old woman behind the counter and demanded money; the victim complied. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured. The suspect was described as black, in his 30s or 40s. He was about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 200 pounds. He was wearing a blue Oxford shirt, dark pants, a ball cap and a surgical mask. Detectives believe this suspect may be responsible for two other bank robberies that occurred at the BB&T Bank, located at 6120 Arlington Boulevard. The first robbery occurred on …