Tag: APD

Your Views: Remembering Chief Samarra

To the editor: As someone who knew former Alexandria Police Chief Charles Samarra, who died last week at age 74 following complications from surgery, I...

My View | Mark Jinks: Key facts about Seminary Road

Recent discussions and columns about improvements to safety and mobility on Seminary Road have lost sight of a key fact: The road was designed...

City employee charged with embezzlement

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Arrian Mercer, a former traffic technician who worked for the city, was arrested and charged with felony embezzlement of traffic...

Internationally renowned artist killed in Duke Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alfredo Da Silva, 89, a Bolivian born artist and photographer who achieved international recognition, was struck and killed by a...

Your Views: United by our humanity

To the editor: A few weeks ago, a friend I knew for many years died. He was a character, and looked a little like a...

Confederate statue damaged by car crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s controversial Appomattax statue, which sits at the intersection of South Washington and Prince streets was struck by a...

City prepares for e-scooter pilot vote

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council is set to vote on the future of the e-scooter pilot program on Saturday. The vote is the culmination...

Pedestrian killed in Duke Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday and left a pedestrian dead, according...

Police investigate North Van Dorn Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department investigated a head-on crash last Saturday in the 2000 block of North Van Dorn Street that...

Former Alexandria nurse convicted of rape and firearms offenses

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Jesse Bjerke, a 38-year-old man from Arlington and a former Alexandria INOVA Hospital nurse, was convicted of rape, sexual penetration,...