Police Department News Release
Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
February 26, 2007
Armed Robber Arrested
Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for five armed robberies in Fairfax County since January. 34-year-old James Rose, of 3415 5th Street in SE Washington DC, was arrested on Saturday, February 24 at 7753 Donnybrook #2 in Annandale. James has been charged with robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a sawed off shotgun and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony in connection with the January 31 robbery of 7-Eleven, located at 2998 Arlington Drive. James was also served with two warrants for malicious wounding and assault. He was then transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Additional charges are pending.
The suspect is also believed to be connected to the following four robberies:
- January 14 Sunoco Gas Station 7302 Richmond Highway
- January 18 Chin’s Kitchen 6136 North Kings Highway
- January 18 Huntington Market 5834 North Kings Highway
- February 22 7-Eleven 3100 Lockheed Boulevard
In each robbery, the suspect would enter the business and display a firearm to employees. On two occasions the firearm was fired during the crime. The man fled with money each time and did not injure any victims.
The Fairfax County Police Department would like to thank the Arlington County Police Department, Alexandria City Police Department and United States Marshalls Service for their assistance during this investigation.