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Posted on: May 14, 2022

Update: Death of Sterling Woman Appears Accidental, No Foul Play Suspected

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Loudoun County, VA (May 16, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the death of a 33-year-old Sterling woman who was reported missing Saturday.

At this time, the death of Kelley Muscara appears a...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Update: Driver Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter Following Investigation of Ashburn Fatal Crash

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Loudoun County, VA (May 12, 2022) – The driver involved in the May 5, 2022, fatal crash that took the life of an Ashburn woman has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter after an investigation determi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

LCSO Receives Sixth Re-Accreditation, Recognized with 100% Compliance

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Loudoun County, VA (May 4, 2022) - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) was officially presented with the agency’s sixth re-accreditation this week and once again achieved a perfect accredi...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Community Forum: Fighting Fentanyl Together

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Loudoun County, VA (April 29, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will host an in-depth forum on how we as a community can best prevent opioid-related deaths impacting Loudoun County. 

The forum, Fighting Fentanyl Toget...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

41 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2022 Valor Awards Ceremony

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Loudoun County, VA (April 25, 2022)- Forty-one members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were among those recognized Monday at the 2022 Annual Valor Awards ceremony held at the Lansdowne Resort in Lansd...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Loudoun County Law Enforcement Partner with DEA for Nationwide Prescription Take-Back Day

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Loudoun County, VA (April 22, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Leesburg Police Department, Town of the Middleburg Police Department, and the Town of Purcellville Police Department have once again partnered with the ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Four from LCSO Receive Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Certification

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 Loudoun County, VA (April 22, 2022) – Four members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office were recognized Thursday at the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute (VSI) Certification Prog...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Corrections & Courts Deputies Take High Honors from Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy

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Loudoun County, VA (April 20, 2022) – Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office corrections and courts recruits took top honors and leadership roles during the tenth session of the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

LCSO Investigating Gunfire in Ashburn Area After Multiple Homes Struck

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Loudoun County, VA (April 20, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating gunfire in the Ashburn area after multiple homes were struck and damaged. 

Shortly aft...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

LCSO and LC-CFRS Announce McGruff Safety Camps Registration Forms Now Available

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Loudoun County, VA (April 13, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System announced today that the 34th Annual McGruff Safety Camp online registration form is now available here

Due to scheduled...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Update: Sterling Area Man Located Safe

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Loudoun County, VA (April 18, 2022) –  Update:  Jose Erazo-Ramos has been located safe.

Loudoun County, VA (April 8, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s a...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

LCSO Investigating Circumstances Surrounding Assault, Gunfire in Sterling Area

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Contact: 

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office  Media Relations and Communications Section Sheriffs_PIO@loudoun.gov 

LCSO Investigating Circumstances Surrounding Assault, Gunfire in Ster...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

LCSO Investigates Fatal Crash on Route 7 in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (April 2, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred overnight on Saturday on Route 7 in Sterling.   The driver ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

IACP Study Concludes Converting LCSO to Police Department is Projected to Cost Over $307 Million

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IACP Study Concludes that Converting Loudoun’s Sheriff’s Office to a Police Department is Projected to Cost More than $307 Million, is Unnecessary, and Risks Public Safety

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

LCSO Investigating Bank Robbery in Lovettsville (photos included)

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Loudoun County, Virginia (March 31, 2022)-  The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bank robbery at the Truist (formerly BB&T) Bank in Lovettsville this morning. 

 Shortly before 10:20 a.m., a male subject walk...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

LCSO and LC-CFRS Announce Dates for 34th Annual McGruff Safety Camps

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Loudoun County, VA (March 31, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) are proud to announce the 34th Annual McGruff Safety Camps. Due to scheduled school renovations, thi...

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Posted on: March 27, 2022

LCSO Investigating Assault at South Riding Home

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Loudoun County, VA (March 27, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that occurred at a residence Saturday afternoon in the South Riding area. 

A teenager reported several subjects ar...

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Posted on: March 19, 2022

LCSO Graduates Two from Professional Executive Leadership School

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Posted on: March 19, 2022

LCSO & LC-CFRS Hold Training for Response to Critical Incidents

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Loudoun County, VA (March 19, 2022): This morning the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Loudoun County Combined Fire Rescue Services (LC-CFRS) held an emergency drill for a response to an active s...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Sterling Man Charged in Stabbing on W. Church Road

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Loudoun County, VA (March 18, 2022) – A Loudoun County man has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding following a stabbing Friday afternoon in Sterling, VA.

Deputies with the Loudoun County She...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

LCSO On-Scene of Deputy-Involved Fatal Shooting

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Loudoun County, VA (March 18, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is on the scene of a deputy-involved fatal shooting involving a female subject armed with a knife. 

Shortly after 4...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Major Sawyer Graduates from 281st Session of FBI National Academy

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Loudoun County, VA (March 17, 2022)- Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Major Christopher Sawyer has graduated from the 281st session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virgi...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

LCSO to Conduct Extra Patrols this Week

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Loudoun County, VA (March 16, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is urging motorists to plan a designated driver or a safe way home if they choose to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with alcohol this we...

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Posted on: March 5, 2022

LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of a Sterling Store

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LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of a Sterling Store

 

Loudoun County, VA (March 5, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a Sterling beauty supply store that occurred this afternoon in the 21000 b...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

UPDATE- Suspect in December 30 Homicide in Custody

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Loudoun County, Virginia (March 3, 2022) – A Leesburg man wanted in connection with the December 30, 2021, homicide of 57-year-old Najat Chemlali Goode is in custody.

After fleeing the United States, Furqan ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

LCSO Investigating Sexual Assault in Sterling Area

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Loudoun County, VA (February 18, 2022)–The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred February 16 in the area of Enterprise Street.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols Tomorrow

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Loudoun County, VA (February 18, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is reminding motorists to never drink and drive as the agency plans to conduct DUI saturation patrols tomorrow evening.   As part of ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Sheriff Chapman Addresses Potential Relocation of Afghan Refugees by DHS to Lansdowne Area

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Contact:Loudoun County Sheriff’s OfficeMedia Relations and Communications SectionSheriffs_PIO@loudoun.gov                    ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

LCSO Investigating Shots Fired at Vehicle on Davis Drive in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (February 16, 2022) –The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting along Davis Drive in Sterling where a subject discharged a firearm at a vehicle. There wer...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

LCPS Teacher Assistant Charged in Assault of Student

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Loudoun County, VA (February 15, 2022) – A teacher assistant with Loudoun County Public Schools has been charged after an investigation into a report he struck a child inside a classroom last week. 

 An LCSO School Resource Offi...

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Posted on: February 12, 2022

LCSO Investigates Friday Night Fatal Crash on Russell Branch Parkway

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Loudoun County, VA (February 12, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single-vehicle crash that took the life of a Sterling teenager. 

The driver, 19-year-old Cristopher A. Lavayen, was traveling on Russell Branch Parkway...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Final Update- Sterling Man in Custody After Fleeing from Authorities

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Final Update – A Sterling man is back in custody after fleeing from authorities while handcuffed Thursday night after deputies responded to a domestic-related call at the Parc Dulles apartments.  
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Posted on: February 11, 2022

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols on Super Bowl Sunday

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Loudoun County, VA (February 11, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is reminding motorists to never drink and drive as the agency plans to conduct DUI saturation patrols this coming Sunday. As part of our effor...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

LCSO Charges Ashburn Man in December 2021 Fatal Crash

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Loudoun County, VA (February 8, 2022) – The driver involved in the December 23, 2021, fatal crash that took the life of a Las Vegas woman has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter after an investigation determined he was traveling over twice...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Sterling Man Arrested Following Robbery of 7-Eleven

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Loudoun County, VA (February 4, 2022) –  A Sterling man has been arrested in connection with the February 3 robbery of a 7-Eleven on Algonkian Parkway. 

 Michael J. Hollatz, 22, was taken into custody at his home on Feb...

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Posted on: January 30, 2022

LCSO Deputy Injured, Three Apprehended During Investigation into Regional Crime Spree

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Loudoun County, VA (January 30, 2022) – A Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured, and three suspects were apprehended after deputies responded to the Dulles 28 Centre on Columbia Place to locate suspects possi...

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Posted on: January 29, 2022

LCSO Investigates Robbery of Delivery Person in Ashburn

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Loudoun County Sheriff’s OfficeMedia Relations and Communications SectionSheriffs_PIO@loudoun.gov                    ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

01/21/22- UPDATE- Second Man Charged in Connection with December 30 Homicide in Ashburn

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 Loudoun County, Virginia (January 21, 2022) –A second man has been charged in connection with the December 30, 2021, homicide of 57-year-old Najat Chemlali Goode. 

Abdul Waheed, 54, of Le...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

WATCH: LCSO Virtual Countywide Quarterly Public Safety Meeting

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Loudoun County, VA (January 27, 2022)- Watch the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office virtual countywide quarterly public safety meeting here. The meeting highlights recent crime and crime trends in each station area, traffic safety concerns...

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Posted on: January 15, 2022

UPDATE: Leesburg Teenager Faces Attempted Murder Charges in Shooting

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UPDATE:

Loudoun County, VA (January 19, 2022) – A 17-year-old from Leesburg has been charged with five counts of Attempted Murder after he discharged a firearm multiple times at an occupied vehicle on Saturday.   

LCSO Deputies i...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols Tonight

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Loudoun County, VA (January 14, 2022) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is reminding motorists to never drink and drive as the agency plans to conduct DUI saturation patrols this evening.

As part of our efforts to crackdown on impaired driving i...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Three Charged After Investigation into Fraud Scheme Attempting to Release Inmate from Jail

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Contact:Loudoun County Sheriff’s OfficeMedia Relations and Communications SectionSheriffs_PIO@loudoun.gov                     &nbs...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

LCSO Investigates Fatal Crash on Gum Spring Road

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Thursday night on Gum Spring Road. 

 The driver of a 2010 Nissan GT-R was traveling north on Gum Spring Road near Ticonderoga Road when around 9:15...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

LCSO Investigates Shooting After Shots Fired at Vehicle in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (December 22, 2021) –The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in the Sterling area where a subject reportedly discharged a firearm at a vehicle.

 The incident occurred last night and wa...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

LCSO Investigates Suicide at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center

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Loudoun County, VA (December 10, 2021) –The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suicide of an inmate at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (ADC) Thursday. 

A preliminary investigation and video surveilla...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Fairfax Teenager Charged After Posting Threat on Social Media Towards a Loudoun County Middle School

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 Loudoun County, VA (December 7, 2021)- An 18-year-old from Fairfax County was arrested this evening after he posted threats on social media today towards a Loudoun County middle school.

Shane D. Lucas of Fairfax, Virginia is charged with...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

LCSO Investigates Burglary, Auto Theft in Potomac Lakes Community

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Loudoun County, VA (November 30, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary, auto theft, and larcenies from vehicles that occurred overnight in the Potomac Lakes community in ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2021

LCSO Investigates Reported Robbery on East Maple Avenue in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (November 28, 2021)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported robbery on November 27 in Sterling.  

The teenaged victim reported he left the Herndon area and was walking in the area of East Maple...

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Posted on: November 21, 2021

UPDATE: Father and Son Charged After Pursuit, Connected to Bank Robbery in Leesburg

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA (November 22, 2021 Update)- Two men are facing charges in connection with a pursuit that began in Frederick County, VA, and ended with a search for the suspects in Loudoun County. The suspects wer...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

LCSO Investigates Reported Robbery on Westminster Place in Sterling

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 Loudoun County, VA (November 18, 2021)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported robbery on November 17 in Sterling.  

The two victims reported they met in the area of Westminster Pla...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Update: Harmony Middle School Investigation Concludes

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Loudoun County, VA (November 16, 2021)- The investigation into reported incidents that occurred at Harmony Middle School on October 27 that involved a male student touching other students inappropriately over their clothing has concluded. 

The cas...

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Posted on: November 14, 2021

LCSO Provides Update on Homicide, Stabbing at Leesburg Area Home (November 15)

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Update (November 15, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the November 14 homicide and stabbing at a Leesburg home in the Barclay Woods community.

At this p...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Update: Multi-Jurisdictional Investigation Leads to Arrest in Regional Robbery Series

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Loudoun County, VA (November 10, 2021) – A Reston man was apprehended Tuesday night and arrested in connection with the robberies of several convenience stores in both Loudoun and Fairfax counties.

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

MWCOG Report: Loudoun County Reports Lowest Crime Rate in Northern Virginia

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Loudoun County, VA (November 8, 2021)-The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) reported the lowest crime rate in Northern Virginia and has the second-lowest crime rate in the National Capital Region among those l...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

School Counselor Charged with Taking Indecent Liberties with a Child

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Loudoun County, VA (November 4, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Loudoun County Public School Counselor with taking indecent liberties with a child by a custodian.

Ann M. Barrett, ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Loudoun Man Arrested After Fleeing Law Enforcement, Search

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Loudoun County, VA (October 22, 2021)-  A Loudoun man is facing multiple felony charges including attempted aggravated murder after he pointed a firearm at a Loudoun Sheriff’s Office deputy and later a construction worker which led to a...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Update: Suspect is in Custody

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Update: Suspect in Custody 
The suspect was located in a wooded area between Bull Run Post Office Road and Braddock Road. He initially barricaded himself in the wood line and was armed with a knife. He ultimately surrendered and was taken into cus...
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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Potomac Falls Man Charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Malicious Wounding & Abduction in Domes

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Loudoun County, VA (October 20, 2021) – A Loudoun man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, malicious wounding, and three counts of abduction following a domestic violence assault at the Village at Potomac Falls apartment complex.&...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

LCSO Announces Upcoming Quarterly Meetings

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Loudoun County, VA (October 19, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will hold public safety meetings at each of the agency’s four service area stations and residents are encouraged to attend.   

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Loudoun Seeks Public’s Assistance to Identify Subject in Obscene Sexual Display Case

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Loudoun County, VA (October 18, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has released an image of a subject (photo below) who was involved in an incident last month where he was reporte...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Loudoun County Law Enforcement Partner with DEA for Nationwide Prescription Take-Back Day

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Loudoun County, VA (October 14, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Leesburg Police Department, and the Town of Purcellville Police Department have once again partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Teenager Charged in Sexual Battery of High School Student

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Loudoun County, VA (October 7, 2021) – A teenager from Ashburn has been charged with sexual battery and abduction of a fellow student at Broad Run High School. 

The investigation determined on the afternoon of October 6, the 15-year-old suspect fo...

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Posted on: September 26, 2021

Updated: Sterling Man Charged with Att Murder, Agg Malicious Wounding in Domestic Violence Case

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Loudoun County, VA (September 27, 2021) – The victim in the September 19 domestic violence assault died as a result of her injuries Sunday night and the case is being investigated as a homicide. 

 Peter J. Lollobrigido, 49, of S...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Update: LCSO Investigation Determines No Attempted Abduction Occurred in Round Hill

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Loudoun County, VA (September 22, 2021) – An investigation conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has determined that there was no attempted abduction in Round Hill as was reported last night to law enforcement.  

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Posted on: September 19, 2021

LCSO Investigates Strong-Arm Robbery Outside of Dulles Town Center

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Loudoun County, VA (September 19, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a strong-armed robbery that occurred last night outside the Dulles Town Center. 

Shortly before 8 p.m. September 18, an adult female...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

‘Jury Duty’ Scams Lead to Reminder from LCSO & Clerk of the Circuit Court

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Loudoun County, VA (September 9, 2021)- The Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gary M. Clemens, and Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman caution Loudoun residents to be aware of a recent jury fraud scam. 

Several residents reported receiving a telephone c...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

LCSO Issues Warning After Overdoses involving Counterfeit Prescription Drugs

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Loudoun County, VA (September 5, 2021) - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is issuing a warning after two recent fatal overdose cases in Loudoun County involving suspected counterfeit prescription pills.  Health offici...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

LCSO Lieutenant Graduates from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University

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Loudoun County, VA (August 30, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Lieutenant Milton Castelle II from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University.&...

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Posted on: August 14, 2021

LCSO Investigating Hit-and-Run of Bicyclist in Ashburn

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Loudoun County, VA (August 14, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the hit-and-run of a bicyclist that occurred during the early morning hours of August 14.

A resident heard a loud noise around 1:10 a.m. on Satu...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

26 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2021 Valor Awards Ceremony

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 Loudoun County, VA (July 26, 2021)- Twenty-six members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were among those recognized Monday at the 2021 Annual Valor Awards ceremony held at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virgi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

LCSO & Project Beloved Partner to Create Soft-Interview Room

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Loudoun County, VA (July 14, 2021): The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Project Beloved (The Molly Jane Mission) to create a soft interview room for victims of violent crime.  This will be the non-profit organization’s...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

LCSO Receives Two National Achievement Awards

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Loudoun County, VA (July 12, 2021) - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was honored to be recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo), receiving two 2021 Achievement Awards.  These awards honor innovative and effective cou...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

LCSO Charges Manassas Park Man With Rape Of A Teenager

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Loudoun County, VA (July 9, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the rape of an underage teenager that occurred in the Sterling area on June 12, 2021. 

 Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a repor...

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Posted on: July 3, 2021

UPDATE: Round Hill Man Charged in July 3 Homicide

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UPDATE:

Loudoun County, VA (July 3, 2021) – A Round Hill man has been charged in the July 3 homicide at a home in the Stoneleigh Community. 

Stone L. Colburn, 23, is charged with Second Degree Murder and Unlawfully, Stab, Cut, Wound in th...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

LCSO Announces Pilot Program to Empower People in Crisis

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Loudoun County, VA (July 1, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman announced today the implementation of a pilot program to help empower members of the community who are affected by mental health illness and drug addiction.

This summer, the ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2021

LCSO Makes Arrest in Early Morning Stabbing

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Loudoun County, VA (June 26, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a stabbing that occurred this morning in the Sterling area. 

 

Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies were called to ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

LCSO Seeks Information on Missing Man Formerly of Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (June 22, 2021): The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance for any information regarding the whereabouts of a missing man who once resided in Sterling. 

John T. Hayes,...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

LCSO Welcomes Three New Recruits at 144 NVCJTA Graduation

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Loudoun County, VA (June 14, 2021): The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed three new recruits today who received high marks during the 144th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy (NVCJA). 

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Seven from LCSO Receive Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Certification

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Loudoun County, VA (June 10, 2021) – Seven members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office were recognized today at the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute (VSI) Certification Program. 

The VSI Certification Program recognizes those Virginia sheriffs and ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

LCSO Investigates Armed Robbery of 7-Eleven on Ryan Center Way

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Loudoun County, VA (June 9, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of the 7-Eleven in the 21800 block of Ryan Center Way in Ashburn.

Around 11 p.m. on June 8, the unknown suspect entered the 7-Ele...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

LCSO Launches New Recruiting Website

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Loudoun County, VA (June 7, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman and the agency’s Employment Section announced today the launch of a new recruiting and hiring website designed to continue bringing the best talent to the LCSO.&am...

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Update-Suspect in Sterling Restaurant Shooting Apprehended in Florida

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Loudoun County, VA (June 1, 2021) – A Sterling man wanted in connection with the May 29 shooting outside of a Sterling restaurant was apprehended in Florida Monday.  

Olbin A. Echeverria Madrid, 33, is being held on a Fugitive of Justice...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

LCSO Investigates Commercial Burglary Targeting ATM Machine, Safe

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Loudoun County, VA (May 29, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a gas station in the Dulles South area where an ATM machine and safe were stolen.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the BP gas station on ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

LCSO Investigates Armed Robbery of Ashburn Convenience Store

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Loudoun County, VA (May 27, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning armed robbery of an Ashburn convenience store.

Shortly before 1 a.m. on May 27, the unknown suspect entered the 7-Eleven in the 20...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

LCSO, DEA, US Attorney’s Office Announce Narcotics Investigation Connected to Sinaloa Cartel

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Loudoun County, VA (May 26, 2021) – Acting U.S. Attorney, Raj Parekh, of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Special Agent in Charge, Jarod Forget, of the DEA Washington Division, and Sheriff, Mike Chapman, of the Loudoun Coun...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Two Suspects in Custody After Early Morning Burglaries, Investigation Continues

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Loudoun County, VA (May 18, 2021) – Two men are in custody and are under investigation as part of a series of commercial burglaries in Loudoun County. 

Zakariah H. Sudi, 20, of Falls Church, VA, and Kevin E. Valle, 19, of Oxon Hill, MD, ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

LCSO Sergeant Graduates from Penn State Police Executive Development Program

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Loudoun County, VA (May 17, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Sergeant Jose Giron graduated from the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute Police Executive Development (POLEX) training program. 

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

LCSO Investigates Commercial Burglaries in Purcellville, Hamilton

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Loudoun County, VA (May 17, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three overnight burglaries in Western Loudoun and working to determine if the cases are related to a similar incident in the Town of Leesburg.&...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Survey of Residents Continues to Give LCSO, Overall Safety, High Marks

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Loudoun County, VA (May 5, 2021)- A recent survey of Loudoun County residents continues to show high satisfaction among the services provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO).

Loudoun County continues to have the lowest crim...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

LCSO Crisis Intervention Training Reaches 50th Session

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 Loudoun County, VA (April 16, 2021)- The 50th session of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) graduated on Friday reaching another milestone in the regionally and nationally recognized program. CIT helps prepare law enforcement officers, ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2021

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols Tonight

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

LCSO Sees Lowest Vacancy Rate in Decades; Hired 55 Pre-Certified Officers in Past Two Years

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Loudoun County, VA (November 16, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) achieved the agency’s lowest vacancy rate in decades with most new hires coming from neighboring agencies.  

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

LCSO Graduates Three from Professional Executive Leadership School

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Loudoun County, VA (November 12, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office graduated three members of the agency’s leadership staff from the 46th and 47th sessions of the Virginia Police Chiefs ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Former Loudoun County Man Charged in 2011 Cold Case

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Loudoun County, VA (November 10, 2020) – A former Loudoun County man has been charged in the disappearance of Bethany Anne Decker who went missing in 2011.

Ronald D. Roldan, Bethany’s then live-in boyfriend, was charged with abduction t...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

LCSO Expands Body Worn Camera Program

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Loudoun County, VA (October 27, 2020) – In our continuous effort to improve Service, Technology, Efficiency and Professionalism, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) recently expanded our agency&...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Through the Hallways and Back-LCSO Deputies who followed in the footsteps of their SRO

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Loudoun County, VA (October 2, 2020) -  Over the years Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers (SRO) have become an invaluable part of the daily activities at our schools where teachers feel safe to teach, and ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

MWCOG Report: Loudoun County Reports Lowest Crime Rate in D.C. Area

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Serious Crime Rate Dropped 34% in Loudoun between 2012 and 2019

Loudoun County, VA (September 9, 2020)-The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported the lowest crime rate of the 24 reg...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

LCSO Charges Sterling Man in Child Abuse Case

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LCSO Charge Sterling Man in Child Abuse Case

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Sterling Man Charged with additional counts of Sexual Assault and Practicing Unlicensed Dentistry

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Sterling Man Charged with additional counts...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

LCSO Welcomes 14 New Recruits in Special Combined Graduation Ceremony

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Two Men are in Custody and Charged in Connection with the July 8 Homicide of Jose Menendez

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Chapman Releases Comprehensive Sheriff v. Police Department Study

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CHAPMAN RELEASES COMPREHENSIVE SHERIFF v. POLICE DEPARTMENT STUDY; CHALLENGES COSTS, VALUE, AND TIMING; AND CREDITS THOSE SEEKING MORE INFORMATION 

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIA (July 14, 2020) - In a vague, unsubstantiated Frequently Asked Q...

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Posted on: July 11, 2020

Loudoun BOS Seeks to Take Over and Politicize Local Law Enforcement

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Loudoun County, VA (July 11, 2020) – The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors announced they will vote July 21, 2020 on a hastily put together proposal to create a countywide police department and replace t...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Public Safety Agencies to Offer Virtual McGruff Safety Camp

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Loudoun Adult Detention Center Receives 100% Compliance for Department of Corrections Standards

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Loudoun County, VA (June 12, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center (ADC) received 100% compliance after a four-day audit of the Virginia Board of Corrections’ Compliance Standards for local correctional faci...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Newark Man Charged After Soliciting Juvenile Over Social Media App

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Newark Man Charged After Soliciting Juvenile Over Social Media App

 

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Update to LCSO Records Services, Fingerprinting for Residents

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Thank You Loudoun County!

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Loudoun County, VA (December 2, 2019) – Thanks to the extraordinary support of county residents and businesses, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has raised over $55,000 for cancer prevention and research over the past three y...

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Posted on: November 28, 2019

Ashburn Man Taken Into Custody After Several Hour Standoff

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

After Years of Effort, Sheriff Chapman Lauds Amended Traffic Ordinances to Fix Gap in State Law

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Loudoun County, VA (November 27, 2019) – A nearly six-year effort by Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman to remedy a serious gap in the Virginia motor code has been finally resolved at the local level with the pass...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

LCSO Investigating Fatality on Algonkian Parkway

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Loudoun County, VA (November 21, 2019) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after a driver reported he was traveling westbound on Algonkian Parkway near Westmoreland Drive when ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Maryland Man Sentenced in Series of 7-11 Robberies

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Loudoun County, VA (November 13, 2019) – A Maryland man was sentenced to 18 years and 8 months in the Virginia Department of Corrections in connection with a series of armed robberies targeting 7-Eleven convenience...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

LCSO Graduates Patrol Supervisor, Corrections Supervisor, and First-Ever Civilian Employee from PELs

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Sheriff Chapman Addresses Proposal to Change Loudoun County’s Form of Government

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Loudoun County, VA (November 7, 2019)- Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman responded yesterday to a proposal by Chair Randall to change Loudoun County’s form of government and implement a police department in the county. 

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

LCSO’s Youth Service Section First in Northern Virginia to Host Sources of Strength Training

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LCSO’s Youth Service Section First in Northern Virginia to Host Sources of Strength Training

 Loudoun County, VA (November 5, 2019) – This week School Resourc...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

MWCOG Report: Loudoun Crime Rate Remains Lowest in Northern Virginia

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Serious Crime Rate Dropped 32% in Loudoun between 2012 and 2018 

Loudoun County, VA (November 4, 2019)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported the lowest crime rate in Northern Virg...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

LCSO First in Commonwealth to Hold Advanced Crisis Intervention Training

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Loudoun County, VA (October 28, 2019) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) held the first-ever three-day Advanced Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) in the Commonwealth of Virginia last week. 

CIT is designed to protect...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

LCSO Offers Driving Safety Tips During National Teen Driver Safety Week

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Loudoun County, VA (October 24, 2019): This week marks National Teen Driver Safety Week and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is reminding young drivers to never drive distracted. 
In the United States, car crashes are the lea...
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Posted on: October 21, 2019

LCSO Releases Composite Sketch in October 13 Robbery in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect in an assault and robbery that occurred last week in Sterling. 

The victim reported he was walking in the 200 block of Fletcher Road around 10 p.m. on October 13 when...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 11, 2019

LCSO Investigates Indecent Exposure in Brambleton

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October 11, 2019

 LCSO Investigates Indecent Exposure in Brambleton 

Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported indecent exposure in the Brambleton ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2019

LCSO Reaches Another Milestone in Crisis Intervention Training

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reached another milestone this week graduating its 40th session of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) on Friday. CIT helps prepare law enforcement officers, on patrol and in the Adult Deten...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Teenager Charged in Indecent Exposure Series on W&OD Trail

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September 27, 2019

 Loudoun County, VA- An Ashburn teenager faces charges in connection with a series of indecent exposure cases along the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail.

The juvenile was identi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Five Suspects Arrested After Gang-Related Assault in Sterling

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Safe2Talk App Offers Loudoun Students a New Way to Report Safety Concerns

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Loudoun County, VA- As the safety of our children is a top priority, this year the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) in coordination with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) introduced the Safe2Talk app to allow anonymous reporting of issu...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 16, 2019

New Technology, Programs Enhance Opportunities at Loudoun Adult Detention Center

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to enhance opportunities for inmates at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (ADC) to help continue to reduce recidivism which has decreased 10...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 12, 2019

LCSO Deputy, Traffic Safety Efforts Recognized at Annual Virginia Sheriffs’ Conference

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was honored to be recognized for two of the highest awards at the 86th Annual Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Conference on Thursday.

Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman accepted th...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Widespread Threats Towards Loudoun Schools on Social Media Determined to Be Non-Credible

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has concluded our investigation into rumored threats on social media towards Loudoun Schools. The information posted on social media was determined to be non-credible and there was no threat to any L...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Sheriff Addresses Suicide Prevention in Law Enforcement

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Loudoun County, VA – As law enforcement agencies and other first responders confront a nationwide rise in suicides, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is working to further assist deputies with the emotional and mental stress they face on...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 29, 2019

LCSO Releases Composite Sketches of Suspects in W&OD Trail Robbery

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August 29, 2019

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released composite sketches of two suspects in the August 24 armed robbery of a bicyclist on the Washington and Old Dominion Tra...

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Posted on: August 25, 2019

LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of Bicycle Rider

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LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of Bicycle Rider

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a bicycle rider on the Washington an...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Fairfax Juvenile Detention Officer Charged with Sex Offenses Against a Minor

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Loudoun County, VA – A juvenile detention officer in Fairfax County has been arrested on four felony sex offenses after an investigation conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. 

Clifton Townsend, Jr., 60, of Leesburg, was taken into cust...

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Posted on: August 11, 2019

LCSO Arrests Ohio Man after Attempted Robbery in Sterling

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August 11, 2019 

LCSO Arrests Ohio Man after Attempted Robbery in Sterling

Loudoun County, VA – An Ohio man is in custody after being involved in an attempted robbery where a bystander discharged several rou...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Five Deputies Graduate from Virginia D.A.R.E. Officer Training School

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Loudoun County, VA – Five members of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Youth Services Section successfully graduated from the Virginia Drug Abuse and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Associations D.A.R.E. Officer ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Two Women Charged With Distribution of a Controlled Substance into Loudoun Adult Detention Center

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Loudoun County, VA – Two women have been charged with distribution of a controlled substance into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center at the beginning of July 2019.

Stephanie A. Balcazar, 28, of Sterling and Bryanna A. Hunter, 26, of Washington, DC, ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Springfield Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting at Occupied Sterling Home

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July 25, 2019

Loudoun County, VA – A Springfield man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting incident this morning in Sterling.

Mike Truong, 22, was charged with attempted murder, two counts of shooti...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 10, 2019

LCSO Investigating Burglary of Home in Ashburn

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July 10, 2019

 Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is working to identify a suspect in a July 6 burglary of an Ashburn home and detectives are seeking potential home security surveillance v...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Ashburn Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

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July 5, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- An Ashburn man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a single-vehicle crash Thursday night that took the life of a passenger in his vehicle. 

Cameron T. Prince, 30, of A...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Charged After Inappropriate Relationship with a Juvenile

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July 3, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- A volunteer with the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) was charged today after an investigation determined he engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile he...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

LCSO Deputy Named 2019 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year

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July 2, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is honored to announce that Deputy First Class Colin Whittington has been named the 2019 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year. 

DFC Whittington will ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

LCSO Recruits Take Top Academic Spots, Awards & Hold Leadership Roles During 140 Session of NVCJTA

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Loudoun County, VA - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed their largest recruit class in the history of the agency today during the 140th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJTA). The new deput...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

LCSO Holds 12th Community Resource Fair, Sees Continued Decrease in Recidivism

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Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office held their 12th community resource fair today for Loudoun inmates housed at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

The event was hosted by the Loudoun Re-Entry Advisory Council and the Loudoun Co...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Three Charged with Cocaine Distribution in Loudoun County

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Loudoun County, VA – Two men and one woman are in custody after a nearly four-month-long investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office into the sale of narcotics and a firearm in Loudoun County.

Members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Offic...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery at Royal Farms in Chantilly

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a convenience store located on Lizzio Center Drive early Tuesday morning.

Around 4 a.m. June 11, the unknown suspect entered the Royal Farms in Chantilly, brandish...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Suspect in Sexual Assault Apprehended in New York

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Suspect in Sexual Assault Apprehended in New York

Loudoun County, VA – A Manassas man was arrested in New York Thursday night for the May 10, 2019, sexual assault of an adult female at a residence in the area of Maison Carree Square in Loudoun Cou...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

LCSO Investigating Crash Involving a Bicyclist and a Vehicle

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Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking possible witnesses to a crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist.

LCSO Deputies responded to the area of Sycolin Road between Shreve Mill Road and the Leesburg Park and Ride for a crash b...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Sugarland Elementary School Teacher Charged with Simple Assault

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Loudoun County, VA – A teacher with Loudoun County Public Schools was arrested today after an investigation determined he had inappropriate contact with a student at Sugarland Elementary School. 

Robert A. Skiffington, 64, of Centreville, is a sec...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Loudoun Adult Detention Center Again Receives 100% Compliance

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 Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center received 100% compliance after an unannounced inspection of the Virginia Board of Corrections’ Life, Health and Safety standards.

The facility and its employees achie...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

LCSO Releases Composite Sketch in Peeping Incident at Claude Moore Recreation Center

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect who entered a women’s locker room in the Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center and was seen looking into a shower stall occupied by a juvenile fema...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

LCSO Warns Residents of Telephone Scam Impersonating Local Law Enforcement

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports this week of residents receiving phone calls where the caller is impersonating a law enforcement official and asking for money to pay a fine or clear an arrest ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

UPDATE: Second Suspect in April 7-Eleven Robbery Arrested

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Loudoun County, VA- A second suspect in the robbery last month of a Sterling 7-Eleven was arrested on May 10.

Abdul R. Abid, 25, of Herndon was taken into custody Friday evening as part of the ongoing investigation. Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheri...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Suspect Apprehended in Regal Center Carjacking

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Loudoun County, VA- The suspect in a Wednesday afternoon carjacking in Sterling was quickly apprehended by deputies with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) in the area of Loudoun County Parkway and Route 50.

The incident began in the park...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Maryland Man Drowns in Work-Related Accident at Goose Creek Reservoir

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Loudoun County, VA- A Maryland man lost his life this morning after he was swept away by moving water while removing debris from the dam at the Goose Creek Reservoir in Ashburn.

The victim, whose name has not been released at this time, was working for a c...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 6, 2019

May Marks Mental Health Awareness Month, LCSO Continues to Expand CIT Program

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Loudoun County, VA- May is Mental Health Awareness Month and as mental health professionals work to provide support and educate the public, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to work to increase the number of deputies trained in crisi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Three from LCSO Recognized at VSI Certification Program

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Loudoun County, VA- Three members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office were recognized today at the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute (VSI) Certification Program. 

The VSI Certification Program recognizes those Virginia sheriffs a...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

LCSO Seeks Identities of Two Suspects in Series of Larcenies from Vehicles

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to identify two suspects believed to be involved in a series of larcenies from vehicles in the Belmont communities of Ashburn.

Detectives toda...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 28, 2019

-UPDATE- Lovettsville Man Arrested in Unlawful Filming Investigation

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Loudoun County, VA – A Lovettsville man has been charged in connection with an unlawful filming investigation at a medical building in Lansdowne last month.

Jessie O. Scobie, 31, was identified through the course of the investigation conducted by the Loudo...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 19, 2019

LCSO Investigating Gunfire at Townhome in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating gunshots that were fired at Sterling townhouse early Friday morning. 

Deputies responded to the 45500 block of Grand Central Square around 1:50 a.m. on April 19, wh...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Detectives Release Composite Sketch in N. Duke Drive Sexual Assault Investigation

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a reported sexual assault at a Sterling home and detectives today released a composite sketch of the suspect in the case.

The victim reported on April 9 that an unkn...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 14, 2019

LCSO Investigating Reported Sexual Assault at Rio Cantina Nightclub

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred inside a Sterling nightclub and lounge early Sunday morning.

The adult female victim reported that around 1:30 a.m. Sunday an unknown male grab...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 12, 2019

18 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2019 Valor Awards Ceremony

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Loudoun County, VA- Eighteen members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were among those recognized Friday at the 2019 Annual Valor Awards ceremony held at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia. This year’s a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Detectives Release Composite Sketch in Brambleton Indecent Exposure

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect involved in an indecent exposure case in the Brambleton area on Monday. 

The teenaged victim was in the north parking garage of the Brambleton Pla...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 10, 2019

LCSO Investigating Reported Sexual Assault at N. Duke Drive Home

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported sexual assault at a Sterling home in the 120 block of N. Duke Drive.

LCSO Deputies were called to the home shortly before midnight on April 9 where an adult femal...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 7, 2019

LCSO Investigating Gunfire at Apartment Complex in Ashburn

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April 7, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating gunshots that were fired at an Ashburn apartment building Saturday night. 

Deputies responded to the 21800 block of Blos...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 3, 2019

As Loudoun Recognizes Telecommunicators, Universal Call Taker Program Moves Forward

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April 3, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- Last night the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week which will be celebrated later this month acknowledging the great...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Two DC Men Face Felony Charges After Breaking into AT&T Store

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March 29, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two Washington, DC men in connection with an auto theft and commercial burglary in Ashburn.

 On March 21, 2019, at a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Captain DeLitta Graduates from 275th Session of National FBI Academy

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March 15, 2019    

Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Captain TJ DeLitta has graduated from the 275th session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, V...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Two Men Face Felony Charges After Attempting to Retrieve Package of Marijuana

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Loudoun County, VA- Two Annandale men are in custody and seven pounds of marijuana were recovered after a joint investigation between the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS).

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 8, 2019

LCSO D.A.R.E. Program Receives Legacy Award

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) was honored to be recognized today for a program that has been a fixture in Loudoun’s schools for over three decades. 

Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman accepted the Legacy Award for the ag...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 7, 2019

LCSO Graduates Two from Professional Executive Leadership School

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Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office graduated two members of the agency’s leadership staff from the 44th session of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS).&a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Loudoun Sheriff Elected Vice President of Homeland Security for MCSA

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Loudoun County, VA – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman was named Vice President of Homeland Security for the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA), a professional law enforcement association comprised of almost 100 sheriff agencies in the na...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 9, 2019

9th Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes Day-to-Day Efforts of LCSO Personnel

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office held their 2018 Awards and Recognition Ceremony Friday, February 8, 2019, to recognize the day-to-day efforts of members of the agency for their service and dedication to the community.

This year’s aw...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Reston Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder of a LCSO Deputy

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Loudoun County, VA – A Virginia man has been charged with attempted capital murder in relation to the shooting incident which occurred on January 17, 2019, in Paeonian Springs.

On January 17th, deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff&am...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 22, 2018

After Recent Incidents, Sheriff Chapman Discusses Firearms Safety in Loudoun

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October 22, 2018

Contact: Kraig Troxell, Media Relations and Communications Manager, 703-771-5278

Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov

Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 

Aleksandra.Kowalski@loudoun.gov

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 21, 2017

LCSO Reminds Residents to Lock Vehicles, Remove Valuables after Rash of Thefts in Dulles South Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 21, 2017 Contact: Kraig Troxell, Public Information Officer, 703-771-5278 Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov     Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625&n...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 8, 2017

LCSO Presented with Reaccreditation, Called ‘Model Agency’ in State

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March 8, 2017

Contact: 

Kraig Troxell, Public Information Officer, 703-771-5278

Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov

Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 

Aleksandra.Kowalski@loudoun.gov

Loudoun County, V...

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