We are actively investigating an in-custody death in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Patrol officers from our Franconia and Mount Vernon District Stations responded to the 4300 block of Mission Court for an overdose call for service at 4:32 yesterday afternoon involving 31-year-old Christopher Paul who was experiencing either a mental or medical health episode. A family member was struck in the head from his actions. When officers arrived on scene, they found the family member outside the house. Paul was inside the house. Crisis intervention trained officers entered the home, and tried to de-escalate the situation by speaking with Paul. He was actively trying to harm himself and fell on the floor. Immediately after Paul fell, officers safely placed him in handcuffs to prevent further harm to himself or others. After officers handcuffed him, Paul continued to flail and a supplemental nylon restraining device was used to restrict his leg movements to protect officers and fire department personnel from being kicked. As Fairfax ...
A man is facing numerous criminal charges stemming from a barricade incident that occurred in the 2800 block of Hunter Road on March 14, 2018. Robert Miller Jr., 41 of Fairfax, is being held without bond on the following charges:
18.2-57 (C) – Assault on a law enforcement officer
18.2-282 (A) – Pointing or brandishing a firearm
18.2-56.1 - Reckless handling of a firearm
Man Pleads Guilty to Charges in 2016 Jewelry Store Robbery, Carjacking, Officer-Involved Shooting
Guilty Plea in 2016 Jewelry Store OIS
A man pled guilty on August 9, 2017 to a number of charges stemming from last year’s jewelry store robbery which led to an officer-involved shooting and two carjackings. William Franklin, 25 of Waldorf, entered an Alford plea for the charge of abduction for pecuniary benefit, and pled guilty to the following in lieu of going to trial: