ALEXANDRIA POLICE INCIDENTS
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2003
Unit blk. of Prince St. 12-23/ 11:30 p.m. Police received an alarm at a business indicating that someone was attempting to gain access. Police arrived to find at least four individuals attempting to escape from the business. Arriving police units managed to capture all four of the suspects even after one of the suspects jumped into the Potomac River in attempts to escape. He was later retrieved after a K-9 unit found him hiding on shore near the lower end of King Street. The D.C. Metropolitan Harbor Police and a U.S. Park Police helicopter assisted our units with apprehending the fleeing suspects. Police brought the suspects to police headquarters for further questioning and eventually charged them all with Burglary. Suspect #1 is a 15-year-old male City resident; suspect #2 is a 17-year-old male Maryland resident and suspect #3 is a 15-year-old male City resident. During further investigation by the detectives a fourth suspect was identified and as a result, detectives picked up a 15-year-old male City resident brought him to police headquarters and charged him with Burglary as well.
It is important to note that this same business was burglarized this past Sunday evening at approximately 9:25 p.m. Detectives have linked the suspects caught this morning to that burglary as well. Six handguns were stolen on Sunday evening, none were stolen this morning.
GRAND LARCENY AUTO:
200 blk. of N. St. Asaph St. 12-19/ 9:00 p.m. - 12-20/ 8:00 a.m. Stolen: 1995 Isuzu Rodeo, silver.