Tag: homicide

Police investigate second homicide of 2019

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place the night of Oct. 9, according to a news...

Serious crimes decrease for fifth consecutive year

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  Serious crime in Alexandria decreased 1.7 percent in 2018, marking the fifth year in a row that offenses have gone...

Defendant pleads guilty in murder of grandfather

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria resident Dallas Jermaine Smith, the suspect in a July 2018 homicide, pleaded guilty to murder on Feb. 7, according...

Police investigate homicide, suspect charged

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched for a death at a residence on South Van Dorn Street at 11:55 p.m....

Updated: Suspect charged in fatal shooting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the...

Alexandria man charged in murder of elderly city resident

A 31-year-old Alexandria resident has been charged in the murder of his grandfather, Jerry Scott. Dallas Smith, 31, of no fixed address, was indicted by...

Updated: Death of elderly resident ruled a homicide

The Alexandria Police Department ruled Tuesday that a suspicious death involving an elderly Alexandria resident was a homicide. Officers found a deceased adult male at...

Data: Serious crimes decrease year-over-year in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Serious crime in Alexandria decreased by 13 percent in 2017, the Alexandria Police Department announced in a news release Thursday...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The elements of a murder indictment

By Bryan Porter Anyone who has ever watched a police procedural will recognize this scene: a hardscrabble homicide detective with a harsh Bronx accent sits in a cramped office...

Alexandria man arrested in Loudoun double homicide

An Alexandria man has been arrested as a suspect in a double homicide that took place in a cafe in Sterling, the Loudoun County...