Police in Southwest Virginia arrested two men on drug-related offenses during a regular traffic patrol. One man faces felony drug charges for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine. A second man was booked for narcotics possession and released.
A three-hour hearing for an ex-Washington Redskins defensive back ended with a Fairfax, Virginia, judge's conclusion that the former pro ballplayer was competent to stand trial for drunk driving. The 68-year-old retired football player was arrested last winter for DUI, his alleged third alcohol-related traffic offense in five years.
The Fair Oaks Mall is the latest in a series of public places where Fairfax County police report young women have become victims of physical violence. A man, dubbed as the "serial cutter," has been the subject of a police hunt since February.
Auto theft, burglary and larceny are among the charges waiting to be filed against a 22-year-old man believed to be the so-called "Bentley Bandit." The suspect was hunted, arrested and jailed in Louisiana in dramatic fashion after two police pursuits. The "Bentley Bandit," so titled for his spree of stealing cars of the Bentley brand, is wanted by police in at least seven states including Maryland and Virginia.
A Campbell County Circuit Court judge sentenced a 36-year-old former police officer to a two-year suspended jail term and probation for six years. The court's grand larceny sentencing for the Nathalie man comes four months after the wallet was turned into the police station.