ALEXANDRIA POLICE INCIDENTS
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2006
500 block of Four Mile Road 09/22 4:10 p.m. An officer on patrol observed a suspect swinging a knife at someone in a parking lot. As the officer drove closer, the suspect began to walk away. The officer reached the victim, a 50-year-old Reston man, who had suffered cuts to his hands, and then located the suspect nearby. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene. Hector Javier Perez, 35, of 611 Four Mile Road, Apt. 908, in Alexandria, was charged with Malicious Wounding.
3900 block of Elbert Avenue 09/22 between 9:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The victim, a 27-year-old Alexandria man, was walking when he was assaulted by several suspects. During the attack, which appears to be gang-related, the victim sustained several lacerations. He was transported to Inova Alexandria Hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Officers later located two of the suspects and arrested them. Joel Melendez-Velez, 25, of 208 South Jenkins Street in Alexandria, and Dennis Gonzalez, 18, of 13927 Matthews Drive in Woodbridge, were both charged with Assault by Mob and Gang Participation. Investigation is continuing.
500 block of East Luray Avenue 09/24 between 4:15 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. The victim, a 23-year-old Alexandria man, was outside his residence when he observed three suspects walking east on East Luray Avenue. The suspects then walked toward him and one punched him. A second suspect robbed him of money as the third stood nearby. All three then fled and were last seen heading east. The victim refused medical treatment. The suspects are described as black males, ages 16-18. Two were about 5'4"-5'5" and wearing bandanas and light-colored shirts. The third is about 6'2"-6'5" and was wearing a black shirt and black headband.
300 block of North Alfred Street 09/24 11:16 p.m. The victim, a 32-year-old Alexandria woman, was walking when she encountered the suspect. As she passed him, he touched her in a sexually inappropriate way. She called police on her cell phone and the suspect ran away. The victim did not require medical treatment. The suspect is described as a black Hispanic male, 30-35, 5'5"-5'6", 145-150 pounds, with a mustache, and wearing a black and grey shirt and dark jeans.
300 block of East Alexandria Avenue 09/19 between 9:30 a.m. and 7:10 p.m. Someone forced open a window to gain entry to the residence. Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry.
3900 block of Bruce Street 09/22 8:00 p.m. - 09/23 2:00 a.m. Someone gained entry to the residence through an unlocked window. Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry and money.