Blog Home Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

Chantilly Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on August 13, 2018

Police working within the city of Chantilly became involved in a high-speed chase down Braddock Road as well as Riding Center Drive after a car allegedly struck at least one other car that was traveling in the same area. Official reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office indicate that the suspect, a 30-year-old from Marshall, was behind the wheel of an car that was not described in the initial reports when they began to drive down either Braddock Road or Riding Center Drive. At the same time, another vehicle was either driving through or parked in a nearby location.

Read more…

Sister Killed by Brother in Virginia Hit-and-Run

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 30, 2018

On Saturday, July 21st, a 54-year-old sterling woman and a 58-year-old sterling man were traveling to Dulles Airport sometime before 7:30 in the morning when the pair became embroiled in an argument. An investigation from the Loudoun County Police Department indicates that the two were siblings, and that the 58-year-old brother was driving his 54-year-old sister to the airport where he was going to drop her off for a flight.

Read more…

Manassas Driver Flees After Fatally Colliding with Pedestrian

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 30, 2018

Police with the Manassas Police Department recently responded to reports of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian. The response from the authorities as well as the subsequent investigation found that the event took place sometime before 2:10 in the morning, when an unnamed person was walking close to the intersection of Dumfries Road and Winterset Drive.

Read more…

Man Arrested on DUI after Hitting Fire Truck and Fleeing in Stafford County

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 30, 2018

Early on Friday, July 27th, an officer was on patrol close to mile marker 135 on Interstate 95-South in Stafford County when he watched a silver car approach an area where a fire truck was blocking traffic from traveling down the right lane of the highway. The initial reports on the incident indicated that the fire truck was positioned in order to protect investigators and emergency response crews who were working on clearing up an accident that had taken place prior to this incident, although it is not clear exactly what the nature of that crash was.

Read more…

Man Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter in 2017 Loudoun County Accident

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 30, 2018

An individual involved in a fatal traffic accident from February 20th, 2017, was convicted on the 18th of July of involuntary manslaughter in relation to the crash. According to the reports now emerging, the Loudoun County Circuit Court heard enough information over the course of the trial to decide that the 27-year-old Sterling resident was the primary person at fault for the incident which cost the life of a 22-year-old individual.

Read more…

20-Year-Old Receives DUI in Vienna

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 27, 2018

Reports from the Vienna Police Department indicate that members of the force had cause to arrest an individual on July 18th on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. According to these reports, the incident that resulted in the arrest began shortly before noon, at 11:45 in the morning. Vienna Police responded to reports of an accident that happened in a parking lot located at 386 Maple Avenue East, and when they arrived they found a driver who is assumed to be the person behind the accident.

Read more…

Early Morning Crash in Reston Kills Two

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 18, 2018

This past Sunday, July 15th, several people were traveling through Fairfax County when they were involved in a car accident. Reports from the Fairfax County Police Department indicate that the incident happened along the Fairfax County Parkway, inside the city of Reston, and around 2:00 in the morning.

Read more…

Road Rage Assault and Hit-and-Run in Manassas

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 21, 2018

An incident of road rage is believed to be responsible for the numerous injuries sustained by a woman traveling through Manassas on Wednesday, June 13th. Reports from the Prince William County Police indicated that the incident happened along Prince William County Parkway, close to where this road intersects with Hastings Drive. Reports from the Prince William County Police provided enough information to create a fairly complete picture of the terrible events and their aftermath.

Read more…

Woman Arrested on DUI After Traffic Stop in Fairfax

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 18, 2018

Fairfax County Police have issued a brief news bulletin on a DUI arrest that took place on June 11th after an officer working within the city of Fairfax pulled over a driver as part of a routine traffic stop. Preliminary information suggests that the incident was not connected to any sort of collision or injury, but that instead the driver of the car was driving their vehicle in a way that the on-duty police officer found to be erratic and potentially dangerous. The report did not indicate if any other traffic laws were violated (such as running a red light or failing to stop at a stop sign), and all we know is that the driver pulled over by the Fairfax County Police Officer was piloting their vehicle in a way that led the officer to believe there might be a problem within the cab.

Read more…

Fairfax Woman Charged with DUI After Arrest

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 18, 2018

A 22-year-old Fairfax County Resident was driving their car near the intersection of Fairfax Boulevard and Picket Road in Fairfax on Friday, June 8th, when they passed an on-duty police officer who noticed something amiss with the vehicle’s operation. According to a report from the Fairfax County Police Department, the car was spotted by the police officer shortly after 1:30 in the morning, which suggests that they had been out during the previous night and had remained out until the early hours of the following morning.

Read more…

Free Evaluation

Fill out the following form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Anti-Spam: