Tag: alexandria police department

Crime Roundup: Week of April 29

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department has identified the man who was found dead in the 900 block of North Henry Street...

Crime Roundup: Week of April 22

By James Matheson | [email protected] and Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a suspicious death of an adult male who was...

City cracks down on swatting with new ordinance

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] A new ordinance has been adopted in Alexandria to combat the dangerous practice of swatting, where individuals falsely report emergencies...

Update: Loaded gun accidentally brought to Lyles-Crouch by student

By Ryan Hopper An elementary school student accidentally brought a relative’s loaded Ruger 9 mm handgun to Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy on Friday, according to a...

Loaded handgun found in elementary student’s backpack

By Ryan Hopper An elementary school student brought a relative’s loaded Ruger 9mm handgun to school on Friday, according to a Saturday press release by...

Crime Roundup: Week of Feb. 22, 2024

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred early in the morning Wednesday according to a press...

City resident charged in November 12 murder

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Bisrat Shaga, a 35-year-old Alexandria resident, has been charged with first-degree murder in the November 12 stabbing death of Emmanuel...

APD looks to expand successful license plate reader program

By Rachel Royster Since March, the Alexandria Police Department has recovered 22 stolen vehicles, issued 37 arrests or warrants, located two missing persons and recovered...

Man fatally stabbed in Del Ray; suspect in custody

By Laura Van Pate | [email protected] and Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] A 38-year-old man was fatally stabbed inside the Apostolic Church International Ministry building on...

Week of Nov. 9, 2023

 A commercial robbery took place on November 2 in the early morning at 30 South Reynolds St., according to a press release from the...