ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
Monday, January 08, 2007
200 block of South Van Dorn Street 01/05 7:48 p.m. Victim, a 41-year-old Fairfax County woman, reports that she was pushed to the ground and her purse, containing cash and personal property, was stolen. The victim was not injured. A witness to this offense chased, caught and fought with the suspect, who was able to get away again. The suspect is described as a black male in his late teens, 507, 190 lbs., wearing a large black jacket.
North Henry & First Streets 01/07 1:00 a.m. Victims, 28-year-old and 31-year-old Arlington men, report that they were approached by a group of 8 to 10 black males and females. One of the male suspects brandished a pistol and then took cash and personal property from both suspects. No further description is available.
800 block of Bashford Lane 01/07 2:06 a.m. Victim, a 29-year-old Alexandria woman, reports that she was approached by a suspect who pointed a pistol at her and ordered her to remain quiet. She fled into the building and the suspect left. Suspect is described as a black male in his late teens, 506 508, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up. His face was covered with a bandana.
100 block of South Reynolds Street 01/06 6:58 a.m. Suspect entered the victims residence through an open door while the victims slept and took a purse. Responding officers located the suspect in a stairwell with the purse still in his possession. He was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. Police charged Steve Njoroge, 36, no fixed address, with Burglary and related offenses.
3200 block of Russell Road 01/06 11:57 a.m. Victim, a 43-year-old Alexandria woman, dialed 911 to report an intruder in her home after hearing breaking glass and observing the suspect enter through a window. She gathered her children and locked them into a bedroom. Officers arrived on the scene quickly and advised her, through an open window, to remain in the bedroom with her children. A K-9 team then entered the house and confronted the intruder, who surrendered without incident. Police charged Jose Cabrera, 27, of 3811 Executive Avenue in Alexandria, with Burglary.
3900 block of Executive Avenue 01/05 at 8:50 p.m. - 01/06 at 1:36 a.m. Unknown suspect(s) entered the apartment and took electronic items and cash.
GRAND LARCENY (AUTO):
100 block of North Union Street 01/05 at 9:00 p.m. 01/06 at 1:00 a.m. Stolen: 2001 Audi A6, 4-door, black.
400 block of North Armistead Street 01/05 at 9:30 p.m. 01/06 at 4:00 p.m. Stolen: 1997 Ford Crown Victoria, 4-door, white.
3300 block of South 28th Street 01/06 between 4:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Stolen: 2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320, SUV, silver.