Dulles CBP officers arrest murder suspect

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Maryland woman charged with first and second degree murder in Prince George’s County, Maryland, after she arrived on a flight from ‘El Salvador at Washington Dulles International Airport on May 15.

CBP officers met Norma Elizabeth Rivas Villacorta, 23, of Riverdale, Md., at the arrival gate, confirmed her identity, arrested her, and turned her over to Metropolitan Washington Airports police. Authority.

FBI special agents and Prince George’s County Police were present for Rivas Villacorta’s arrival.

Criminal charges are only allegations. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty by a court.

“This arrest illustrates how the Customs and Border Protection security mission assists our law enforcement partners in capturing dangerous wanted persons and returning them to face their charges,” said said Daniel Escobedo, regional port manager for CBP’s regional port in Washington, DC.

Detectives investigate family-linked murder-suicide in Fairfax

Detectives from the Fairfax County Police Department’s Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate after a couple were found dead inside their Fairfax home.

Just before 3pm on May 14, officers arrived in the 10400 block of Stallworth Court for a welfare check. After investigating, they found Madeline Bregman, 76, and Michael Bregman, 77, inside their home, apparently suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Initially, detectives believe Michael shot his wife, Madeline, before shooting himself in the head. Several used shell casings and a firearm were in the house. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct autopsies to confirm the manner and cause of death.

Victim specialists from the Victim Services Division of the Major Crimes Bureau have been assigned to ensure the family receives the appropriate resources and assistance.

This is the seventh homicide of the year in Fairfax County. Year-to-date, there have been seven homicides so far in 2021.

Dumfries woman arrested after robbery

The victim agreed to meet a woman and two minors in a car park in the 1900 block of Old Gallows Road at 5.30pm on May 11 to sell a property. A minor approached the victim, showed a gun and took the property.

The group set off in a Mercedes E320, which was quickly located heading south on I-495 at Little River Turnpike. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle; however, the Mercedes did not stop. After a short vehicle chase, the Mercedes hit a curb and was knocked out.

Fatu Kabia, 20, from Dumfries and two minors were arrested. Kabia was charged with two counts of theft and failing to obey the police signal to stop. Petitions have been obtained for minors. The stolen property and two firearms were found in the Mercedes. No injuries were reported.

Driver charged after fatal accident in Franconia

A 20-year-old woman died from injuries sustained in an accident shortly before 12:30 a.m. on May 12.

Officers were called to the Manchester Boulevard and Beulah Street area for a single vehicle accident. Sara Flores, 20, from Lorton, was the driver of a 2005 Toyota Solara and was traveling east on Manchester Boulevard near Silver Lakes Boulevard. The Toyota left the road and hit a telephone pole before coming to a stop. The front passenger, Danight Girmay, 20, of Lorton, was pronounced dead at the scene. Flores and the two rear male passengers were taken to hospital with injuries later deemed not to be life-threatening.

A warrant for Flores has been issued for driving under the influence and will be served upon his release from the hospital. Detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit determined that speed was also a factor in the crash. Additional charges are pending. Details of the investigation will be presented to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for review.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS.

This is the third non-pedestrian related fatality in the county so far in 2022. Year to date, in 2021, there has been one non-pedestrian related fatality.

Man arrested after trespassing incident

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Fairfax City Police officers responded to the Chess Foster Building at 3900 University Dr. at 11 p.m. May 12 for a trespass.

The reporting person stated that a male and female subject were encroaching on the property behind the building. Officers located and detained both subjects. The male subject provided officers with false identification and was found to be under the influence of alcohol. During lawful detention, the male and female subject fled on foot. The male subject was located nearby, positively identified and found to have an active warrant. The female subject has not been located.

Juan Benitez-Hernandez, 28, of no fixed address, was taken into custody and transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with drunkenness in public, providing false information to law enforcement order and obstruction of justice. The active mandate was also served. Benitez-Hernandez was held without bond.

DC man arrested for brandishing

While in traffic at Belleau Woods Lane and Telegraph Road, the driver, Dayvon Cockfield, 26, of Washington, DC, pointed a gun at the victim.

He was arrested at 3:55 p.m. on May 6 and charged with brandishing. No injuries or material damage were reported.

Annandale man arrested in Fairfax

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City of Fairfax police officers responded to the Residence Inn by Marriott at 3565 Chain Bridge Rd. at 8:51 a.m. on May 13 for a robbery.

The reportr said a male subject was observed pulling on door handles in the parking lot and grabbing a black bag from an unlocked Ford SUV. Officers located and identified the nearby subject who turned out to be under the influence of alcohol and in possession of the black bag. Further investigation revealed that the black bag also contained stolen items belonging to another victim.

Edwin Brizuela, 26, of Annandale, was arrested and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with two counts of petty larceny and one count of drunkenness in public. Brizuela was being held on a $1,500 unsecured bond.

VSP Investigating Fatal Fairfax Crash

Virginia State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of I-95 at the 169-mile marker at 3:33 a.m. May 9.

A 2005 Nissan Altima was traveling south on I-95 when it attempted to change lanes to the right and struck a 2019 Nissan Sentra. The impact caused the Sentra to strike a 2019 Hino van truck in the lane of right. The Altima also struck the van truck and the impact knocked the Altima off the left side of the road where it hit the jersey wall and burst into flames.

Altima driver Ciera T. Berry, 28, of Triangle, died at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt.

Altima passenger Crystal S. Nelson, 22, was transported to receive serious injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt.

Sentra driver Mathe R. Luhota, 39, of Fredericksburg, was not injured in the accident. He was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the van truck, Jeremey T. Anderson, 29, of Richmond, was not injured in the accident. He was wearing a seat belt.

Speeding and driver distraction are being investigated as contributing factors to the accident. The accident is still under investigation.


Cutting line: Durand Elliot

Man arrested with bottles of ABC Store

Fairfax City police responded to Virginia ABC at 10308 Willard Way at 6:36 p.m. on May 14 for a robbery.

The reporter said an unknown man walked out of the store with four unpaid bottles of liquor. Officers located the subject nearby and found him in possession of the bottles. The bottles were returned to the store and the subject was trespassed off the property as requested by management. The company declined to sue.

Further investigation revealed the subject was wanted by Fairfax County on an unrelated charge. Durand Elliot, 23, of no fixed address, was taken into custody and transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where the active warrant was served. Elliot was held without bond.

Two arrested after leaving with unpaid order

Fairfax City Police officers responded to Tropical Smoothie, 3991 Pickett Rd. at 12:01 p.m. May 13 for larceny.

The reporting person said three subjects entered the restaurant and left with items from an online pickup order that were not paid for. Officers located the subjects in close proximity to the objects.

Kevin Ahkami, 18, of Oakton and Kristian Owen, 18, of Fairfax, each received a subpoena for Petit Larceny and were released with an upcoming court date. The third subject has been identified as a minor.

Alexandria police investigate shooting

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a May 13 shooting that left one person dead and another seriously injured.

The first call for service was received at approximately 2:57 p.m. for a gunshot call in the 2300 block of the Richmond Expressway.

Upon arrival, police found 18-year-old Jordan Poteat dead and a second man with gunshot wounds in serious condition.

Although the investigation is still ongoing, early evidence suggests the incident began as an alleged carjacking incident involving five people. Mikell Morris, 18, and two young men, both aged 15, have been charged with carjacking.

This incident is still under investigation. APD is asking anyone who may have information related to this case to contact APD Detective Matthew Kramarik by phone at 703-746-6650, by email at [email protected] or by calling our line non-emergency at 703-746-4444. . Advice can be anonymous.