Crime Reports

Crime Reports

Burglary Detectives Catch Suspect Wanted for Multiple Break-Ins

  • Posted on: 16 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

Detectives with the Alexandria Police Department Property Crimes Unit came in to work at midnight last night to conduct burglary patrol in targeted neighborhoods. These targeted areas have seen recent spikes in both vehicle and residential burglaries, including the Garden District area of Elliott and Marye Streets, and the Wilshire Park neighborhood off Jackson Street.

APD Officer Charged with Assault

  • Posted on: 15 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 14, the Alexandria Police Department received a report of a disturbance involving an off-duty Alexandria police officer. The complainant reported that the off-duty officer, identified as Corporal Ronnie Stevens, had caused a disturbance by yelling and cursing, and had made verbal threats toward another person with the complainant. This incident took place at around 4:40 pm, and the report was made around 5:00 pm at APD Headquarters.

Patrol Shift Catches Armed Robbery Suspect

  • Posted on: 15 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 13, at around 10:30 pm, APD officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 2000 block of Albert Street. While officers were en route to the scene, the suspect, who was reportedly armed with a handgun, fled the area on foot. One responding officer saw a man fitting the suspect's description a few blocks away on Culver Street. The officer turned to pursue while radioing for backup, at which point the man saw him and ran away from him. Other officers quickly arrived on scene and the man was located hiding under some brush near Culver Street and Barrister Street.

Man Caught with Forged Checks, Stolen Property

  • Posted on: 12 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 11, at around 8 pm, an APD officer who was working a security detail at a local grocery store was informed by the manager that a customer was attempting to pass a stolen check. The officer contacted the subject, identified as Marquis Scott, who was attempting to pay with a check with a woman's name on it, however the store denied the transaction. Scott had also been in the store earlier in the day and paid with a check in a different person's name.

Man Caught Attempting to Cash Forged Check

  • Posted on: 12 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 11, APD officers responded to a local bank on MacArthur Drive to a report of a forgery. Officers arrived and contacted bank employees, who said the male subject was attempting to cash a check, however when the bank called the account holder they were told he did not write the check. The account holder arrived and looked at the check and confirmed that he had not written the check and did not know the person attempting to cash it.

Vehicle Burglar Caught by Observant Employee

  • Posted on: 10 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 8, around 8 am, APD officers responded to a business in the 4600 block of Jackson Street in reference to a vehicle burglary. An employee had witnessed a white male in a black Batman t-shirt taking items out of a car and placing them in the basket of a motorized shopping cart, then rolling away in the cart. The employee approached the suspect about the stolen items, at which point he would not say anything but walked away from the scene in his Batman t-shirt.

Man Charged with Multiple Burglaries in Lower Third Area

  • Posted on: 10 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

In late September, APD responded to several burglary reports in the area of Lower Third Street. Homes on Renee Drive, Avoyelles Drive and River Bend Drive were burglarized and multiple tvs and other items were stolen. Officers and Detectives investigating the cases found other commonalities between the cases beyond their proximity to each other. Using forensic evidence and information from witnesses, a primary suspect was identified as Kennedy Green, and detectives obtained warrants for his arrest.

Shoplifter Arrested with Drugs

  • Posted on: 9 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 7, APD officers responded to a business in the 1800 block of MacArthur Drive to a report of a shoplifter in the store. Officers arrived and watched as the woman took items from a display shelf and placed them inside the backpack she was carrying. Officers contacted her and reclaimed the stolen property and informed the woman she was being arrested. During a search of the woman following her arrest, she was found to be in possession of suspected heroin, methamphetamine, tramadol and clonazepam pills, as well as drug paraphernalia.

Woman Charged for Stealing Co-Worker's Purse

  • Posted on: 9 October 2018
  • By: wbourgeois

On October 4, APD officers were contacted by a woman working at a local restaurant on MacArthur Drive who reported her purse being stolen. The woman was getting off work for the night when she could not find the purse. A check of the surveillance cameras in the restaurant showed another female employee, identified as Alexces Holmes, taking the purse from where the victim left it. After the suspect was identified, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Holmes. Later, on October 5, detectives located Holmes at the restaurant and placed her under arrest.

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