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.
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.
A 53-year-old Fairfax City resident was arrested and charged with a DUI after an officer working with the Fairfax County Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Monday, May 21st. A short report on the incident was issued by the Fairfax County Police Department, and it includes the information that the incident happened shortly after midnight. Due to the time of night when the incident took place, it is highly possible that the officer involved in the traffic stop was on the lookout for drivers behaving in a way that might suggest intoxication.
On a Monday late in April, a police officer in the the Loudoun County town of Sterling was on patrol somewhere in the city. It was early in the morning, and the officer in question was in their cruiser, watching traffic and ensuring that all passing motorists were obeying the posted road rules and generally driving safely. Shortly before 2:00 in the morning, the officer received a call over their radio indicating that there was a rear-end collision that was close to their vicinity. The officer then redirected their vehicle to the area reported in the call.
A report from the Sully District Station inside of Fairfax County details an incident that took place early in the morning of Saturday, April 21st, along the 13000 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. An officer working with the Fairfax County Police Department was on patrol in the area when they noticed a car driving by swerve out of its lane. It is not clear how long the car was in the wrong lane, or if it was able to correct its course shortly after the mistake, but the swerve was enough for the officer to become suspicious.
On Friday, April 27th, Loudoun County Police received a call shortly before 3:00 in the morning reporting a car accident involving a single vehicle. It is not clear who called the police, whether or not it was the driver of the car or a witness to the incident, but we do know that the authorities arrived at the area shortly after the collision was initially reported.
Not much information has been recorded for posterity about an incident that happened along Palisades Parkway and Tripleseven Road in the Loudoun County town of Sterling, several Fridays ago, on the 20th of April. What we do know indicates that the incident involved only one vehicle and that the driver of this vehicle was likely alone in their car at the time.
Officers with the Prince William County Police Department working in Woodbridge are currently investigating an accident that took place at the end of March and resulted in the arrest of a woman believed to be driving with a child while under the influence of several different substances.
On Tuesday, March 27th, a man from Falls Church was in Arlington when he was arrested by police with the Arlington Police Department after a string of incidents including a hit-and-run and assault of a law enforcement officer working for Arlington County. Details surrounding the situation are currently patchy due to the ongoing nature of the investigation; however we do have a report from the Arlington Police Department to help us unravel the most important facts relating to the incident.
Early in March, and late on a Thursday, an officer working with the police department in Vienna in Fairfax County was on duty and operating a stationary radar when he noticed a car in the area of Beulah Road North East and Talisman Drive committing a traffic violation. The skeletal report from the Vienna Township Police Department indicates that the officer first noticed the driver shortly after 11:00 at night and that after the officer witnessed the violation they instigated a routine traffic stop.
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