Archive for 'Crime'

Charles Severance sentenced to life in prison

Charles Severance sentenced to life in prison

By Chris Teale (File photo) Charles Severance, the man found guilty of the killings of three Alexandrians and the wounding of a fourth, was sentenced to three life terms in prison plus 48 years by specially [...]

Police make arrests in two 2015 homicides

Police make arrests in two 2015 homicides

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Editor’s note: this is an updated version of this article, and was printed in the January 14 issue of the Times. The Alexandria Police Department announced Wednesday that it made two [...]

Arrests made in connection with Beverley Park and Four Mile Run Park homicides

Arrests made in connection with Beverley Park and Four Mile Run Park homicides

By Chris Teale (File photo) Update 1 p.m., February 13 The Alexandria Police Department announced Wednesday it has charged a suspect in connection with the homicide of Eduardo David Chandias Almendarez, who was found dead in [...]

Police address community fears after recent homicides

Police address community fears after recent homicides

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook stood before residents at a community meeting Monday night at the Cora Kelly Recreation Center and repeated something he often tells the public when asked about [...]

Police investigate death in Four Mile Run Park

Police investigate death in Four Mile Run Park

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) For the second time in as many months, the Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide in one of the city’s public spaces, as a man was found dead in Four [...]

Breaking: Police investigate homicide in Four Mile Run Park

Breaking: Police investigate homicide in Four Mile Run Park

Updated at 5:10 p.m. By Chris Teale and Erich Wagner (File photo) Alexandria police confirmed Friday afternoon that its suspicious death investigation at Four Mile Run Park is being treated as a homicide. Police spokeswoman Crystal Nosal [...]

Dawit Seyoum found not guilty by reason of insanity for Carolyn Cross murder

Dawit Seyoum found not guilty by reason of insanity for Carolyn Cross murder

By Chris Teale (File photo) Dawit Seyoum, who murdered D.C. corrections official Carolyn Cross in an Alexandria apartment building was found not guilty by reason of insanity after two inconclusive jury trials. In both trials, the [...]

Alexandria police investigating homicide at Beverley Park

Alexandria police investigating homicide at Beverley Park

Updated November 12, 9:45 a.m. By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) City police are investigating Alexandria’s third homicide of 2015 after a man was discovered dead in Beverley Park in the North Ridge neighborhood Monday morning. The [...]

Severance guilty in three Alexandria slayings

Severance guilty in three Alexandria slayings

By Erich Wagner and Chris Teale (File photo) Article updated November 5, 9 a.m. A Fairfax County jury found Charles Severance guilty Monday of all 10 charges in connection with the killings of three prominent Alexandrians [...]

Street Smart fall campaign launched in Market Square

Street Smart fall campaign launched in Market Square

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At the announcement of the Street Smart campaign for this fall at Market Square Tuesday morning, City Councilor Tim Lovain presented some startling statistics during his remarks. He said in 2014, [...]