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Fifth Suspect Turns Self Over to LCSO in Connection with Friday Night Stabbing in Sterling

From Loudoun Sheriff:

Loudoun County, VA: A fifth suspect in the November 12, 2010 mob assault and stabbing that occurred in Sterling, Virginia has turned himself over to authorities. 

Fredy F. Alfaro, 19, of Reston, Virginia turned himself over to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office on November 16th. Also charged in the case were Alexander Garcia, 25, and Matias C. Garcia, 20, Manuel O. Rivera, 26, of Herndon, VA and Christopher A. Bryant, 21, of Sterling. All five men were charged with simple assault by mob (misdemeanor) and assault by mob (felony). 

The arrests stem from a November 12, 2010 assault and stabbing that occurred around 11:40 p.m. in the 46900 block of Community Plaza. A 17-year-old male from Sterling and a 20-year-old male from Ashburn were walking in the area when they were approached by several unknown subjects. The subjects began assaulting the two victims and the 17-year-old was stabbed during the assault.  

LCSO Offers Safety Tips After Recent Exposure Cases on W & OD Trail in Ashburn Area

From The Loudoun Sheriff’s Office:

Loudoun County, VA: The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is offering several safety tips for path and trail users after two recent cases of a subject exposing himself along the Washington and Old Dominion trail in the Ashburn, VA area.  

London Man Arrested for Allegedly Smuggling Cocaine Statues

From the U.S. Department of Homeland Security:

STERLING, Va. — Stephen James Ingle, 47, of London, United Kingdom, was arrested at Washington-Dulles International Airport on Oct. 13, after Customs and Border Protection officers allegedly discovered two pounds of cocaine concealed in a leather shoulder bag and an unknown amount of cocaine concealed inside two ceramic religious statues.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents arrested Ingle on narcotics charges, and Ingle will make an appearance on Oct. 20 for a preliminary hearing in the Alexandria federal courthouse.

“This arrest is a prime example of how Customs and Border Protection relies heavily on officer training and intuition as well as advanced technology to stop suspected illicit narcotics at our nation’s ports of entry,” said Christopher Hess, CBP Port Director for the Port of Washington.