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<sh>Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies

<bt>On Thursday, July 29, a dog found a dead raccoon in the backyard of a residence in the 4300 block of Tarpon Lane in the Woodlawn area. An animal control officer took the carcass to Fairfax County Health Department where it tested positive for rabies. The female Jack Russell terrier was current on her rabies vaccines and will receive a booster shot. She will be home quarantined for 45 days.

<sh>Woman Arrested for Stealing Supplies

<bt>A 35-year-old Alexandria area woman was arrested after stealing medical supplies from Inova Mount Vernon Hospital on Tuesday, July 27, around 11:30 p.m. Kirsten C. Bray, of Mary Baldwin Drive, was detected by a hospital security officer, hiding behind an outside door, dressed in green hospital scrubs. After the security officer noticed that the suspect had on a fictitious hospital identification badge, Fairfax County Police were summoned to the hospital. The woman was taken into custody without incident. Bray was charged with one count of burglary, petit larceny and possession of paraphernalia. She is being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on a $2,000 bond.

<sh>Two Men Charged in Robbery

<bt>On Tuesday, June 27, around 11:30 p.m., five men forced their way into a home in the 7800 block of Lewis Chapel Circle where two people were. One victim, a 25-year-old Arlington woman, was told to stay in the kitchen and not to move. The other victim, a 27-year-old man, was forced into a room in the house and beaten. A handgun was displayed, and the robbers demanded cash. The robbers searched the house and left with cash and other items.

Investigation into the robbery resulted in the arrest of two men. Sirri Webb, 20, of South Jefferson Street, in Arlington was arrested July 12 and is being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bond. He was charged with one count of robbery and one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Jeblonski Ussery, 24, of Hagel Circle in Lorton, was arrested July 15 and is being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bond. He was charged with one count of robbery and one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony. A warrant charging robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony has been obtained for the third suspect, Willie Lee Davis. He is described as black, 24 years old, five-feet eight inches tall and 145 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Fairfax County Crime Solvers at 1-800-673-2777.

<sh>Man Sought for Sexual Assault

<bt>On Sunday, June 20, the mother of a seven-year-old girl reported to police that her daughter had been sexually assaulted by Santos Orlando Mejia, who is a family acquaintance. Mejia was living with the victim’s family at the time of the assault, and investigation revealed that there was an additional victim within the family, a nine-year-old girl. Two warrants have been issued on Mejia for aggravated sexual battery and animate object penetration. Mejia is described as Hispanic, 48-years-old, five feet five inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Mejia has used various names, including Orlando Santos Mejia, Mejia Orlando Santos, and Oscar Orlando Mejia.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Mejia. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers at 1-800-673-2777.