Arrests Made in Merrifield Area Sex Assault
On Friday, May 11, around 1:10 a.m., a 50-year-old woman was sexually assaulted behind a building in the 2400 block of Gallows Road.
The woman was struck with a blunt object by two men and sexually assaulted. The suspects also took cash from the victim before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.
Intense investigation by police and evidence collected at the scene has led to the arrest of two suspects. On Sunday, May 13, police charged a 34-year-old man, of no fixed address, with rape and aggravated malicious wounding. On May 15, police chargeda 24-year-old man, of no fixed address, with rape and aggravated malicious wounding.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
McLean Community Foundation Call for Proposals
The McLean Community Foundation invites community organizations that serve the greater McLean community to submit proposals for grants. Proposals must be received by June 15, 2012. Prospective applicants should consult the McLean Community Foundation web site: www.mcleancommunityfoundation. org
Police Make Arrest in Destruction Case
On May 3, police arrested an 18-year-old man from Centreville area and charged him with felony destruction of property. The investigation continues and additional arrests are possible. The destruction of property took place at the construction site of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Mosque, located at 4555 Ahmadiyya Drive on Monday, Jan. 30 around 8:40 a.m. Police found extensive damage to the mosque which is under construction but found no evidence that the building was entered. Detectives and blood hounds were utilized to collect evidence. In addition to evidence related to the destruction, several discarded containers of alcohol were discovered. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.