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    LCSO & Cole’s Closet Kick-Off Annual Toy Drive

    Last year, Loudoun County residents helped the LCSO collect over 2,000 toys for our annual Santa Ride for Cole’s Closet. “We are blessed to live in such a giving, caring, and supportive community,” said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman. Read on...
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    LCSO Sees Lowest Vacancy Rate in Decades; Hired 55 Pre-Certified Officers in Past Two Years

    An internal report determined LCSO currently has a 4.3% vacancy rate (includes pending hires) amongst sworn personnel. In addition, just within the past two years LCSO has hired 55 pre-certified law enforcement officers from Virginia. Read on...
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    LCSO Graduates Three from Professional Executive Leadership School

    1st Lieutenant John Buckman, a 26-year veteran of the agency, 1st Lieutenant Joshua Heddings, a 19-year veteran, and 1st Lieutenant Calvin Moore, a 15-year veteran of the agency, graduated today from the intensive three-week leadership education program. Read on...
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    Former Loudoun County Man Charged in 2011 Cold Case

    Bethany was 21-years-old and five months pregnant when Roldan said he last saw her at their Ashburn apartment on January 29, 2011. She was reported missing by her family on February 19, 2011, and authorities have been trying to locate her ever since. Read on...
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    Detectives Release Composite Sketch in Indecent Exposure

    The victim reported that a male followed her while she was exercising on a trail that runs parallel to the Algonkian Golf Course. At one point the victim turned around and the male exposed himself. The victim screamed and the male ran away. Read on...
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    LCSO Expands Body Worn Camera Program

    Loudoun County continues to be one of the safest counties in the Washington, DC, area and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has enjoyed a nearly 90% citizen satisfaction rating according to a 2018 Loudoun County Citizen Survey. Read on...
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    LCSO to Hold Largest Virtual D.A.R.E. Program in Commonwealth

    For the first time in over three decades the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program will be taught online. This will be the largest virtual D.A.R.E. program in Virginia which is taught to over 6,000 elementary students in Loudoun County. Read on...
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    Male in Custody for Unlawfully Entering Stone Hill Middle School with a Hammer

    Deputies located the male in an empty classroom and he was taken into custody without incident. The school was occupied by staff and a small group of students. The male had no contact with any of the students and there were no injuries reported. Read on...
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    20 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2020 Valor Awards Ceremony

    “I am proud of the members of the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office, and all of the first responders and civilians who were honored today for their heroic actions and the lives they saved,” said Sheriff Chapman. Read on...
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    Through the Hallways and Back-LCSO Deputies who followed in the footsteps of their SRO

    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 students feel safe to learn. T Read on...
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    MWCOG Report: Loudoun County Reports Lowest Crime Rate in D.C. Area

    In 2019, the rate of serious crime saw 6.6 crimes per 1000 residents in Loudoun County and is a 34% decrease in crime since 2012 when Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman took office. Read on...
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    Two Charged in Stabbing at a Sterling Hotel

    Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Hyatt Place Hotel on Ridgetop Circle shortly before midnight on September 1 after an adult male was located in the hallway suffering stab wounds. The victim and the suspects are known to each other. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Series of Commercial Burglaries in Ashburn

    The suspect, who has been identified as a juvenile, is facing multiple juvenile petitions in the burglary series which will be obtained in coordination with Loudoun County Juvenile Court Services. Read on...
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    Sterling Man Charged in Sexual Assault of a Juvenile

    The suspect, Yosuar L. Maradiaga Pena, of Sterling, was arrested Thursday afternoon after an investigation conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. Read on...
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    LCSO School Resource Officers First in Commonwealth to Hold Advanced Crisis Intervention Training

    The advanced training focuses on residents with Intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially children. The specialized CIT training recognizes signs and symptoms of persons experiencing a behavioral crisis while maintaining public safety. Read on...
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    LCSO Charges Sterling Man in Child Abuse Case

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sterling man in a case involving abuse of a child. Read on...
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    Sterling Man Charged with additional counts of Sexual Assault and Practicing Unlicensed Dentistry

    A Sterling man charged earlier this year with the sexual assault of a juvenile and practicing dentistry without a license now faces eleven additional charges after a continued investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. Read on...
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    LCSO Welcomes 14 New Recruits in Special Combined Graduation Ceremony

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed 14 new recruits today in a special combined graduation ceremony. Read on...
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    Ashburn Man Arrested in Connection with Series of Indecent Exposure Cases

    An Ashburn man has been arrested after he exposed himself to an adult female yesterday. Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have connected him to a series of indecent exposure cases dating back to November 2019. Read on...
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    Two Men are in Custody and Charged in Connection with the July 8 Homicide of Jose Menendez

    Two men are charged in connection with the July 8 homicide of a 24-year-old Winchester man after an investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. Read on...
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    Chapman Releases Comprehensive Sheriff v. Police Department Study

    Chapman Releases Comprehensive Sheriff v. Police Department Study; Challenges Cost, Value, and Timing; and Credits Those Seeking More Information. Read on...
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    Loudoun BOS Seeks to Take Over and Politicize Local Law Enforcement

    The estimated cost of this change is more than $20 million and it would come at a time when Loudoun County government expects to experience up to a $100 million budget shortfall in this fiscal year alone due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    Public Safety Agencies to Offer Virtual McGruff Safety Camp

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System are pleased to announce the “virtual” 32nd annual McGruff Safety Camp from July 27 – 31, 2020. Read on...
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    Update: Victim in Homicide Investigation Identified as Winchester Man

    The victim, Jose I. Escobar Menendez, was located deceased in the roadway along Emerald Point Terrace near Winding Road in the Sterling area around 3:30 a.m. on July 8. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Burglary and Assault in Ashburn

    The suspect forced his way into an apartment in the 20600 block of Hope Spring Terrace around 5:30 p.m. on June 30. He assaulted the homeowner before grabbing a knife from inside where he sustained self-inflicted injuries. Read on...
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    Update on Drowning Investigation

    Detectives assigned to the case have interviewed nearly two dozen people at the scene, to include multiple interviews of his friends who were with him that night, as well as independent witnesses who were in the area at the time of the incident. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Apparent Suicide at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center

    The inmate was found unresponsive and hanging by a sheet in his cell by LCSO staff conducting a security check. Deputies initiated CPR and medical personnel at the ADC immediately responded and provided emergency medical treatment. Read on...
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    Loudoun Adult Detention Center Receives 100% Compliance for Department of Corrections Standards

    The audit reviewed documentation from the last three years of operation and ensured compliance with 128 strict compliance standards, including 43 Life, Health and Safety standards, necessary for certification. Read on...
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    Newark Man Charged After Soliciting Juvenile Over Social Media App

    A New York man was charged with Production of Child Pornography and Use of a communication system to solicit a minor after an investigation conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. Read on...
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    Statement from Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman: Every Citizen has a Voice in Loudoun County

    As your elected Sheriff, I want to assure you that every citizen has a voice in Loudoun County. As the nation reflects on the tragedy in Minneapolis, our sincere condolences go out to George Floyd’s family, friends and loved ones. Read on...
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    Update to LCSO Records Services, Fingerprinting for Residents

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) will reinstate in-person records services and modified fingerprinting services for all residents beginning tomorrow, May 29. Read on...
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    LCSO Welcomes Newest Explosive Detection Canine

    DFC Shore and K9 Ginny will assist with searches during bomb threats, investigate suspicious packages, help with security at special events, and assist with future searches associated with the Silver Line section of METRO. Read on...
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    Two Juveniles Charged After Robbery in Lansdowne

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Kipheart Drive and Riverside Parkway around 2:45 p.m. on May 14 after a resident saw three teenagers in an altercation in his backyard Read on...
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    18-Year-Old Apprehended After Stabbing in Ashburn

    Deputies responded to the area shortly after 9:15 p.m. on May 8 where three adult males were assaulted and stabbed during an altercation. The three victims were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. Read on...
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    Captain McDonald Graduates from Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course

    Captain McDonald, a 19-year veteran of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, currently serves as the Assistant Division Commander in the Operational Support Division. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Reported Shooting in Ashburn

    Deputies responded to the scene shortly after 8 p.m. May 4 after receiving multiple reports of gunfire in the area. Additional witnesses reported a subject in a dark-colored SUV was discharging a firearm from the vehicle. Read on...
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    Manassas Man Charged in Connection with Thefts of Construction Materials

    The thefts began in December 2019 in the Dulles South Station area when concrete forms were reported stolen from several construction sites in the area of Braddock Road. Read on...
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    Sheriff Chapman Joins Law Enforcement Leaders in Opposing Parole of Man who Killed Richmond Officer

    Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman joined law enforcement leaders around the commonwealth and the country in strongly condemning the parole of a Virginia man who killed a Richmond Police Officer in 1979. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Two Arrested After Strong-Armed Robbery in Sterling

    Jorge A. Alvarado-Soriano, 19, was arrested today and the second suspect, Elias G. Guzman, 20, was arrested April 17. Both suspects are from Herndon and have been charged with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. Read on...
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    Second LCSO Deputy Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The deputy serves in the Adult Detention Center and last worked on April 7. He is assigned to a contained control room and prior to his next scheduled shift he had a low-grade fever. He followed LCSO/CDC guidance by calling-off work and isolating himself. Read on...
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    LCSO & LCFR Provide Safety Tips to Avoid Window Falls

    Warmer weather is in the forecast and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System remind parents to be careful when they leave windows open to let in fresh air and enjoy the warmer temperatures. Read on...
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    Sterling Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Shooting on Rusty Blackhaw Square

    – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting last month on Rusty Blackhaw Square. Read on...
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    LCSO Deputy Tests Positive for COVID-19

    he deputy, who serves in the Field Operations Division, tested positive for COVID-19 this morning. He has mild allergy-like symptoms and is recovering at home. Read on...
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    Hombre de Sterling Acusado de Agresion Sexual de un Menor y Practicando Odontologia sin Licencia

    La agresion sexual fue reportada al la oficina del sheriff del condado de Loudoun (LCSO) el jueves despues de que la victima menor le dijo a su famila que Juan Ramos Jacobe, de 46 años, la agredio mientras estaba en su casa a principios de esta semana Read on...
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    Sterling Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Juvenile, Practicing Unlicensed Dentistry

    The sexual assault was reported to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) on Thursday after the juvenile victim told her family Juan Ramos Jacobe, 46, assaulted her while she was at his home earlier this week. Read on...
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    South Riding Men Charged in Distribution of Counterfeit Xanax

    Two South Riding men were arrested Thursday in connection with a 2-month investigation into the distribution of counterfeit Xanax. The investigation was conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Enforcement Unit. Read on...
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    Social Security Scammer Arrested in Nevada After LCSO Investigation

    The victim reported she received a call where the scammer claimed her social security number had been compromised. She was told in order to fix the issue she would need to wire transfer her money to an account number provided by the caller. Read on...
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    Captain Ahlemann Graduates from 279th Session of National FBI Academy

    Captain Ahlemann is the 28th member of the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office senior staff to have graduated from the FBI Academy since 1970 when then-Sheriff Robert W. Legard completed the training with the 86th session. Read on...
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    Ashburn Student Arrested After Sexual Assault at Briar Woods High School

    Ashburn Student Arrested After Sexual Assault at Briar Woods High School Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Fatal Crash on Algonkian Parkway

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that took the life of a motorcyclist Monday night. Read on...
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    Four Face Charges in Connection with Stolen Firearm

    Two juveniles and two adults are facing charges after a firearm exchanged hands multiple times, including inside Woodgrove High School, in October 2019. Read on...
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    Updated: Shooting on Rusty Blackhaw Square in Sterling

    A double shooting Sunday night has become a homicide investigation after one of the men succumbed to his gunshot wounds at a local hospital. The second male remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Read on...
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    LCSO Conducts Underage Alcohol Sales Operation

    The enforcement operation saw an underage buyer attempting to purchase alcohol at 21 retail locations in the Western Loudoun Station area, including inside the Town of Purcellville. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Route 7

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and two vehicles. One of the drivers involved did not stop and fled the scene. Read on...
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    Sterling Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Juvenile

    The suspect offered the victim a ride to school on September 30, 2019 in the area of W. Laurel Avenue in Sterling. The teenage victim was familiar with the suspect and accepted the ride due to the rainy weather. Read on...
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    Two Charged in LCSO Narcotics Investigation

    The arrests stem from information developed by detectives with the LCSO involving the suspects transporting narcotics from Washington, DC and distributing the drugs in Loudoun. Read on...
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    Child Care Worker Charged with Assault of a Child

    A former child care worker has been charged with assaulting a child who was in her care at the Open Arms Child Development Center in Ashburn. Read on...
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    Two Loudoun Men Charged in Sterling Burglary Series

    Two Loudoun County men are in custody after a series of commercial burglaries in the Sterling area this week and were connected to two other thefts from earlier this year. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Reported Armed Robbery in Aldie Area

    The victim reported he was sitting in his vehicle in the area of Everfield Drive and Lavender Valley Court around 6:45 p.m. tonight when two unknown males approached his vehicle. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Robbery of a Sterling Convenience Store

    Around 1 p.m. this afternoon deputies responded to the 400 block of Enterprise Street for reports of a male suspect who brandished a firearm and took an undisclosed amount of money from the register before fleeing the store. Read on...
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    10th Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes Day-to-Day Efforts of LCSO Personnel

    The awards and recognition program allows members of the agency to nominate their co-workers, partners in law enforcement, and citizens for efforts that often go unrecognized. Read on...
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    LCSO Conducts Underage Vaping Operation

    An underage vaping operation conducted Friday night by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office saw six clerks charged with selling JUUL pods to customers under the age of 21. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Early Morning Robbery of Sterling Gas Station

    The male suspect entered the convenience store around 3:19 a.m. on Sunday and attempted to purchase cigarettes. The clerk asked for the male’s identification and the man implied he had a weapon, threatened the clerk and demanded cash. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Suspected Hit-and-Run of Pedestrian near Hillsboro

    Deputies responded to the area of Route 9 and Manor View Lane Saturday night after a man was found lying on the side of the eastbound lane of the roadway. The injured man was unable to provide information as to what had occurred. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Robbery in Sterling

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported strong-arm robbery of a man who was walking on a wooded path between Essex Square and Enterprise Street in Sterling last night. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Fatal Crash on Harmony Church Road

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash near Leesburg. Read on...
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    LCSO Develops Composite Sketch in Hit-and-Run of a Deputy Investigation

    The deputy, a member of the agency’s Motor Unit, was running RADAR in the area and was signaling the driver to pull over. The driver stopped before he sped away and struck the deputy. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery at 7-Eleven in Sterling

    Around 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday, two unknown suspects entered the 7-Eleven and approached the clerk. One suspect displayed a firearm and demanded cash. The suspects left the store with an undisclosed amount of money and fled the area on foot. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Fatal Crash on Route 50

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two vehicle crash that took the life of a South Riding woman. Read on...
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    Aldie Couple Charged with Embezzling Funds from Youth Soccer Club

    An Aldie couple has been charged with embezzling over $50,000 from a Loudoun-based youth soccer club. Read on...
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    LCSO Recruits Receive High Marks at 141st NVCJTA Graduation

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed eight new recruits to the agency during the 141st session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy’s (NVCJA) graduation ceremonies today. Read on...
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    Trainer Charged with Aggravated Sexual Battery of Juvenile

    Arnold D. Thomas, 54, of Leesburg, was charged Friday night with aggravated sexual battery, taking indecent liberties with a child, and abduction. Thomas remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Federal Officer-Related Shooting at Lovettsville Post Office

    The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) confirmed that a USPS OIG special agent was involved in an agent involved shooting which resulted in the agent discharging his firearm and shooting a Postal Service employee. Read on...
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    Thank You Loudoun County!

    LCSO Raises Over $23,000 for Cancer Research and Prevention During No-Shave November Read on...
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    Ashburn Man Taken Into Custody After Several Hour Standoff

    As deputies attempted to make contact with the subject he became disorderly and refused commands by law enforcement to exit the home. Members of the LCSO established contact and after continued conversations, the subject exited the home. Read on...
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    After Years of Effort, Sheriff Chapman Lauds Amended Traffic Ordinances to Fix Gap in State Law

    A nearly six-year effort by Sheriff Mike Chapman to remedy a serious gap in the Virginia motor code has been finally resolved at the local level with the passing of two amendments to the county’s codified ordinances by the Loudoun Board of Supervisors. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Fatality on Algonkian Parkway

    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 he observed a person in the roadway. Read on...
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    LCSO and Cole’s Closet Kick-Off Annual Toy Drive

    Last year, Loudoun County residents helped the LCSO collect over 1,500 toys for our annual Santa Ride for Cole’s Closet. “We are blessed to live in such a giving, caring and supportive community,” said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman. Read on...
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    Maryland Man Sentenced in Series of 7-11 Robberies

    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 stores in Northern Virginia. Read on...
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    LCSO Deputy Graduates from Forensic Science Academy Today

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is honored to announce that Deputy First Class Brian Degear graduated from the 99th Session of The Virginia Forensic Science Academy today. Read on...
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    LCSO Graduates Patrol Supervisor, Corrections Supervisor, and First-Ever Civilian Employee from PELs

    2nd Lieutenant Collette Cunningham, a 17-year veteran of the agency, 2nd Lt. Jeffrey Haig, a 12-year veteran, and Chandra Evans, a 26-year veteran of the agency, graduated Thursday from the intensive three-week leadership education program. Read on...
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    Sheriff Chapman Addresses Proposal to Change Loudoun County’s Form of Government

    Sheriff Chapman discussed the proposal during a radio interview and is questioning the motivation, necessity, and fiscal responsibility of creating an additional law enforcement agency in the county. Read on...
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    LCSO’s Youth Service Section First in Northern Virginia to Host Sources of Strength Training

    This week School Resource and Juvenile Resource Officers with the LCSO were the first in the Northern Virginia region to receive training in Sources of Strength, an evidence led youth suicide prevention program, conducted by the Ryan Bartel Foundation. Read on...
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    MWCOG Report: Loudoun Crime Rate Remains Lowest in Northern Virginia

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported the lowest crime rate in Northern Virginia according to the Annual Report on Crime and Crime Control released by the Metropolitan Council of Governments (MWCOG) last month. Read on...
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    LCSO & LCPS to Hold Series of Technology Safety & Vaping Forums

    The topics discussed will include ways to keep kids safe online, public school resources available to students, and the hazards associated with vaping among our youth. Read on...
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    LCSO Deputies Join No-Shave November to Raise Cancer Awareness

    For the third year in a row, members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will be putting down their razors and growing out their beards for No-Shave November to raise funds for cancer research and treatment. Read on...
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    LCSO First in Commonwealth to Hold Advanced Crisis Intervention Training

    The three-day advanced training focused on residents with Intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially children. Read on...
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    LCSO Offers Driving Safety Tips During National Teen Driver Safety Week

    In the U.S., car crashes are the leading cause of death in teens. A majority of those crashes are due to critical errors, including lack of scanning that is needed to detect and respond to hazards, going too fast for road conditions, or being distracted. Read on...
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    LCSO Releases Composite Sketch in October 13 Robbery in Sterling

    The victim reported he was walking in the 200 block of Fletcher Road around 10 p.m. on October 13 when he was assaulted and robbed by four unknown males. Read on...
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    Loudoun County Law Enforcement Partner with DEA for Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, the Town of Leesburg Police Department, and the Town of Purcellville Police Department have once again partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the “Take-Back” initiative. Read on...
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    LCSO to Reach out to Residents & Businesses to Warn of Money Card Scams

    As scammers are increasingly fraudulently obtaining money from victims through money cards, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to residents and local businesses to help educate the community and reduce the number of victims of fraud. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigates Indecent Exposure in Brambleton

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported indecent exposure in the Brambleton area on Wednesday and are working to determine if it is connected to a similar case reported last spring. Read on...
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    Grab the Popcorn: LCSO Returns to a Theater Near You

    We continue to attract highly qualified applicants who recognize the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office as a premier law enforcement agency and we are looking for the best applicants to be part of our nationally recognized, award-winning team, said Sheriff Chapman. Read on...
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    LCSO Reaches Another Milestone in Crisis Intervention Training

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reached another milestone this week graduating its 40th session of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) on Friday. Read on...
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    Teenager Charged in Indecent Exposure Series on W&OD Trail

    An Ashburn teenager has been charged after a series of indecent exposure cases along the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail. Read on...
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    Five Suspects Arrested After Gang-Related Assault in Sterling

    The victims reported they were in a vehicle on Williamsburg Road when several subjects pulled them out of the vehicle and assaulted them. The investigation determined that some of the suspects were known to them and the assault involved two rival gangs. Read on...
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    Loudoun Residents Invited to Have Coffee with LCSO

    Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) will host National Coffee with a Cop Day on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at five locations throughout Loudoun County. Read on...
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    Missing-Endangered Chantilly Woman Found Safe

    The missing-endangered Chantilly woman who was reported missing earlier today has been located in Herndon by the Fairfax County Police Department. Read on...
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    Safe2Talk App Offers Loudoun Students a New Way to Report Safety Concerns

    As the safety of our children is a top priority, this year the LCSO in coordination with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) introduced the Safe2Talk app to allow anonymous reporting of issues that threaten the safety of our schools. Read on...
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    New Technology, Programs Enhance Opportunities at Loudoun Adult Detention Center

    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% since 2012. ] Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested After Burglary at Park View High School

    A Sterling man is in custody after he forcibly entered Park View High School shortly before 2:30 a.m. Monday. No one was inside the school at the time of the incident. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Sterling Attempted Robbery, Joint LCSO & Leesburg Police Investigation Continues

    A suspect is in custody and charged in connection with the attempted robbery of a Sterling gas station Friday. The Leesburg Police Department continues to investigate if the suspect is connected to an attempted robbery that occurred a few hours earlier. Read on...
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    LCSO Deputy, Traffic Safety Efforts Recognized at Annual Virginia Sheriffs’ Conference

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

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has concluded a investigation into rumored threats on social media towards Loudoun Schools. The information posted online was determined to be non-credible and there was no threat to any Loudoun County Public School. Read on...
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    Sheriff Addresses Suicide Prevention in Law Enforcement

    Over the past several years, the LCSO has developed multiple tiered mental health support systems within the agency to promote and ensure an environment of psychological wellness. Read on...
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    LCSO Releases Composite Sketches of Suspects in W&OD Trail Robbery

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective C. Pickrell of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-1021. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Waxpool Road

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in the area of Waxpool Road east of Ashburn Village Boulevard. Read on...
  108. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of Bicycle Rider

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a bicycle rider on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail near Williamsburg Road in Sterling. Read on...
  109. Website-Serious Crime

    Fairfax Juvenile Detention Officer Charged with Sex Offenses Against a Minor

    Clifton Townsend, Jr., 60, of Leesburg, was taken into custody Monday night after the investigation determined he had sexual contact in Loudoun County with a juvenile who was known to him. Read on...
  110. Website- Press Release

    LCSO Seeks Additional Victims of a Contracting Fraud

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking potential additional victims after conducting a contractor fraud investigation in Loudoun County. Read on...
  111. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Arrests Ohio Man after Attempted Robbery in Sterling

    An Ohio man is in custody after being involved in an attempted robbery where a bystander discharged several rounds from a firearm during the incident. Read on...
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    Five Deputies Graduate from Virginia D.A.R.E. Officer Training School

    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 Training School. Read on...
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    Two Women Charged With Distribution of a Controlled Substance into Loudoun Adult Detention Center

    Stephanie A. Balcazar, 28, of Sterling and Bryanna A. Hunter, 26, of Washington, DC, were both charged with distribution of a controlled substance into a correctional facility and attempted possession of a chemical compound by a prisoner. Read on...
  114. Website-Serious Crime

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

    A Springfield man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting this morning in Sterling. Read on...
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    LCSO Investigating Burglary of Home in Ashburn

    Detectives are asking residents who live on or near this location and have external cameras that have stored recordings, to review their video during the time frame of 10 p.m. on July 5 to 4 a.m. on July 6. Read on...
  116. Website-Serious Crime

    Ashburn Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

    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. Read on...
  117. Website-Serious Crime

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

    Jacen N. Martin, 23, of Purcellville has been charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and Possession of Child Pornography. The inappropriate contact with the juvenile came to light on June 22, 2019. Read on...
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    LCSO Deputy Named 2019 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year

    DFC Whittington will be officially recognized this September in recognition of his outstanding performance, unwavering passion and commitment, and problem-solving to improve the quality of life for citizens, Read on...
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    LCSO Recruits Take Top Academic Spots, Awards & Hold Leadership Roles During 140 Session of NVCJTA

    “The outstanding performance of this class exemplifies our efforts to recruit the best and the brightest. We have been able to attract highly qualified applicants who recognize the LCSO as a premier law enforcement agency,” said Sheriff Chapman. Read on...
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    LCSO Holds 12th Community Resource Fair, Sees Continued Decrease in Recidivism

    The event was hosted by the Loudoun Re-Entry Advisory Council and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and was held inside the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center. Read on...
  121. Website-Serious Crime

    Three Charged with Cocaine Distribution in Loudoun County

    The investigation into the suspects began in March 2019, after the LCSO learned they were possibly involved in the sale of cocaine in the county. During the investigation, one of the suspects sold an AR-15 style rifle during a controlled operation. Read on...
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    LCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Ashburn Teenager

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a missing-endangered Ashburn teenager who was last seen Saturday night at her residence in Ashburn. Read on...
  123. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery at Royal Farms in Chantilly

    Around 4 a.m., the unknown suspect entered the Royal Farms in Chantilly and brandished a firearm and demanded cash from two employees inside. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers, the suspect fled from the rear of the store. Read on...
  124. Website-Serious Crime

    Suspect in Sexual Assault Apprehended in New York

    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 County. Read on...
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    LCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Lovettsville Teenager

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek the whereabouts of a teenage, female who left the area on her own accord. Read on...
  126. Didier Rosales-Flores Canva

    LCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Ashburn Teenager

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continue to seek the whereabouts of a teenage, male who left the area on his own accord. Read on...
  127. Website- Press Release

    LCSO Investigating Crash Involving a Bicyclist and a Vehicle

    The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene. The bicyclist, a 41-year-old-male, was flown by helicopter to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition. Read on...
  128. Website-Serious Crime

    Sugarland Elementary School Teacher Charged with Simple Assault

    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. Read on...
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    Loudoun Adult Detention Center Again Receives 100% Compliance

    The agency has received 100% compliance from the Virginia Board of Corrections during its annual inspection since the opening of the facility nearly twelve years ago. Read on...
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    LCSO Releases Composite Sketch in Peeping Incident at Claude Moore Recreation Center

    The suspect is described as an Asian male, 5’8” tall, and weighing 175 pounds. He was wearing all black clothing with three white stripes going down the sides of his pants. Read on...
  131. Website- Press Release

    LCSO Warns Residents of Telephone Scam Impersonating Local Law Enforcement

    “Under no circumstance would a law enforcement official in Virginia contact you to collect fines for an outstanding warrant,” said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman. Read on...
  132. Website-Serious Crime

    UPDATE: Second Suspect in April 7-Eleven Robbery Arrested

    Abdul R. Abid, 25, of Herndon was taken into custody Friday evening as part of the ongoing investigation. Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested the other suspect, Zian Rehman, 19, back on May 2 on Brookfield Circle in Sterling. Read on...
  133. Website-Serious Crime

    Suspect Apprehended in Regal Center Carjacking

    LCSO Deputies were able to quickly establish a track of the vehicle utilizing the stolen cars in-vehicle security and emergency services system. Deputies tracked the vehicle to Loudoun County Parkway where they stopped traffic and located the suspect. Read on...
  134. Website- Press Release

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

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

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month and as mental health professionals work to provide support and educate the public, the LCSO continues to work to increase the number of deputies trained in CIT to help citizens experiencing a behavioral crisis. Read on...
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    Three from LCSO Recognized at VSI Certification Program

    The VSI Certification Program recognizes those Virginia sheriffs and deputies who continue individual professional development and a commitment to excellence, life-long learning, and advancement of public safety as a profession. Read on...
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    LCSO Seeks Identities of Two Suspects in Series of Larcenies from Vehicles

    Detectives released surveillance image stills captured by a home surveillance system in one of the theft cases where the suspects entered an open garage. The suspects also entered over 25 vehicles during the overnight hours of April 23 and April 24. Read on...
  138. Website- Press Release

    -UPDATE- Lovettsville Man Arrested in Unlawful Filming Investigation

    The arrest stems from an incident on March 25, when the adult victim reported that she was using the women’s restroom around 4:45 p.m. inside a building in the 19000 block of Deerfield Avenue. Read on...
  139. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Investigating Gunfire at Townhome in Sterling

    Deputies responded to the 45500 block of Grand Central Square on April 19, where several residents in the area reported hearing gunfire. A canvass of the scene recovered discharged casings and several rounds that struck and entered a townhome. Read on...
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    Detectives Release Composite Sketch in N. Duke Drive Sexual Assault Investigation

    The victim reported on April 7 that an unknown suspect entered her home in the 120 block of N. Duke Drive around 11:30 p.m. and sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled after the victim woke up. Read on...
  141. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Investigating Reported Sexual Assault at Rio Cantina Nightclub

    The adult female victim reported that around 1:30 a.m. Sunday an unknown male grabbed her and began kissing and groping her while they were along the stairs inside the Rio Cantina located in the 21800 block of Towncenter Plaza. Read on...
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    18 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2019 Valor Awards Ceremony

    “I am proud of the men and women of the LCSO, and all of the first responders and civilians honored today for their heroic actions and the lives they saved,” said Sheriff Chapman. Read on...
  143. BrambletonCanva

    Detectives Release Composite Sketch in Brambleton Indecent Exposure

    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. Read on...
  144. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Investigating Reported Sexual Assault at N. Duke Drive Home

    Deputies were called to the home shortly before midnight where the victim reported an unknown male sexually assaulted her. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, approximately 20-years-old with curly dark hair, and a slight build. Read on...
  145. Website-Serious Crime

    LCSO Investigating Gunfire at Apartment Complex in Ashburn

    Deputies responded to the 21800 block of Blossom Hill Terrace around 9 p.m. where several residents in The Grove at Flynn’s Crossing apartment complex reported hearing gunfire. A canvass of the scene discovered several rounds struck an apartment building. Read on...
  146. DispatcherCanva

    As Loudoun Recognizes Telecommunicators, Universal Call Taker Program Moves Forward

    As part of ongoing improvements in 911 services, the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that in coordination with Loudoun Combined Fire & Rescue System, the Emergency Communications Center will begin transitioning to universal call takers. Read on...
  147. Website-Serious Crime

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

    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. Read on...
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    Captain DeLitta Graduates from 275th Session of National FBI Academy

    Captain DeLitta was one of 253 veteran law enforcement officers who graduated March 15, 2019, from the 10-week program. Captain DeLitta is an over 18-year veteran of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. Read on...
  149. Website- Press Release

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

    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). Read on...
  150. LegacyCanva

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

    Sheriff Mike Chapman accepted the Legacy Award for the agency’s D.A.R.E. Program at the 20th Annual Loudoun School-Business Partnership Breakfast. This award recognizes a longstanding partnership that has had a lasting effect on Loudoun’s students. Read on...
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    LCSO Graduates Two from Professional Executive Leadership School

    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). Read on...
  152. Website-Serious Crime

    Assault on LCSO School Resource Officer at Dominion High School

    A Dominion High School student is in custody after he assaulted a Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Thursday afternoon. Read on...
  153. Fraud

    LCSO Investigating Potential Skimming Devices at Gas Station in Ashburn

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is advising residents who purchased gas at the Exxon on Flagstaff Plaza in Ashburn to monitor their credit cards after two skimming devices were located on two gas pumps. Read on...
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    Loudoun Sheriff Elected Vice President of Homeland Security for MCSA

    Sheriff Mike Chapman was named Vice President of Homeland Security for the Major County Sheriffs of America, a professional law enforcement association comprised of almost 100 sheriff agencies in the nation’s most populous counties and parishes. Read on...
  155. Chapman

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

    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. Read on...
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    LCSO Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Firearms Training Center

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the new Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Firearms Training Center located off of Shreve Mill Road near Leesburg. Read on...
  157. WebistePR

    Traffic Stop Uncovers Four Pounds of Marijuana, Two Men Arrested

    Two men were arrested early Sunday morning after a traffic stop uncovered a large amount of marijuana, THC oil and cash. Read on...
  158. Serious Crime

    Reston Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder of a LCSO Deputy

    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. Read on...
  159. Serious Crime

    Update on Shots Fired in Paeonian Springs

    Loudoun County, VA – Today, deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 39000 block of Peacock Circle in Paeonian Springs around 3:30 p.m. for a trespassing complaint. Read on...
  160. Image of informational flier

    LCSO Seeks Whereabouts of Ashburn Teenager

    The Ashburn teenager was last seen in late December in Sterling. Details...
  161. Serious Crime

    Driver Charged in Fatal Crash Involving Runner on Morrisonville Road

    A Loudoun woman lost her life this morning after she was struck and killed by a drunk driver on Morrisonville Road near Mountain Road outside of Lovettsville. Read on...
  162. WebistePR

    LCSO Seeks the Public’s Assistance to Help Identify Suspect in an Assault

    Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's assistance to help identify a suspect involved in an assault that occurred on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail near the Loudoun 4H Fairgrounds in Leesburg. Read on...
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    LCSO Welcomes 14 New Recruits from 139th Session of NVCJTA

    Loudoun County- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed fourteen new deputies at the 139th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJTA). Read on...
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    LCSO Thanks Loudoun Community for Helping Raise Over $22,000 for Cancer Research and Prevention

    LCSO was the top fundraising law enforcement agency in the country for the month of No Shave November. Read on...
  165. Firearms Safety

    Know the Law: Firearms Safety in Loudoun County

    As Loudoun County officials continue to review local ordinances and state law regarding the lawful discharge of firearms, Sheriff Chapman reminded residents to “know the law, be safe, and be considerate of those around you.” Read on...
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    LCSO Recognized for Model Government Program by Virginia Association of Counties

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) program was officially recognized Tuesday night as a model local government program by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). Read on...
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    Correctional Deputies Take High Honors from Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy Session #3

    Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office correctional recruits took the top honors and leadership roles during the third session of the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy. Read on...
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    LCSO Graduates Three from Professional Executive Leadership School

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office graduated three members of the agency’s leadership staff from the 43rd session of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS). Read on...
  169. After Recent Incidents, Sheriff Chapman Discusses Firearms Safety in Loudoun

    Know the law, be safe, and be considerate of those around you. That is the message from Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman in a video released today in response to the increase in complaints regarding the discharge of firearms in Loudoun County. Read on...
  170. LCSO Sees 31% Decrease in Thefts from Vehicles, Lauds Residents for Following #9PMRoutine

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) saw a 31% decrease in larcenies from vehicles after introducing the #9PMRoutine in 2017. Read on...
  171. LCSO School Resource Officer Unit Receives Model Agency of the Year Award

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was honored to be named one of the best School Resource Officers Units in the United States after receiving the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Model Agency of the Year Award. Read on...
  172. Seven from LCSO Recognized at Inaugural Class of VSI Certification Program

    The VSI Certification Program recognizes those Virginia sheriffs and deputies who continue individual professional development and a commitment to excellence, life-long learning, and advancement of public safety as a profession. Read on...
  173. LCSO Crisis Intervention Team Exceeds Goal, 100% of Patrol Deputies Trained

    The LCSO now has 100% of all uniformed patrol deputies with two or more years on patrol trained in CIT. The program requires two or more years of experience to participate in the training. Read on...
  174. LCSO Issues Warning After Deadly Synthetic Opioid Found in Loudoun

    Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is sending a warning to Loudoun residents after recent findings of the presence of a deadly synthetic opioid in three county overdose cases. Read on...
  175. LCSO First in Commonwealth to Utilize Drone in Project Lifesaver Program

    he Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) recently acquired a small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS), commonly referred to as a drone. It is the first in Virginia and the sixth in the United States to be equipped with a Project Lifesaver antennae. Read on...
  176. Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman Named 2017 DEA/DARE Law Enforcement Executive of the Year

    D.A.R.E. America, and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Washington, DC Division are pleased to announce that Loudoun County Sheriff Michael L. Chapman has been selected as the 2017 DEA/D.A.R.E. Law Enforcement Executive of the Year. Additional Info...
  177. LCSO Reminds Residents to Lock Vehicles, Remove Valuables after Rash of Thefts in Dulles South Area

    Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to be vigilant in locking their vehicles following an increase in auto thefts, larcenies from vehicles, and other related thefts in the Dulles South area. Read on...
  178. 28 Deputies Among Those Recognized at 32nd Valor Awards Ceremony

    Twenty-eight LCSO Deputies were among those recognized at the 32nd Valor Awards ceremony. This year’s awards saw the highest numbers of recipients recognizing the heroic actions of 107 individuals, including 20 citizens. Read on...
  179. LCSO Investigating Fatal Crash on Route 15

    A Virginia man lost his life after a head-on collision on Route 15 Wednesday morning near Lucketts. Read on...
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    Captain Chris Hines Graduates from 267th Session of National FBI Academy

    Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Captain Chris Hines has graduated from the 267th session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. Read on...
  181. LCSO Presented with Reaccreditation, Called ‘Model Agency’ in State

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was officially presented the agency’s certification of reaccreditation awarded by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC). Read on...
  182. LCSO Seeks Public Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

    Loudoun County, VA- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public's assistance to help identify a suspect involved in a strong-arm robbery in Ashburn. Read on...
  183. Missing South Riding Teen was Located Safe & Sound

    Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a 16-year-old South Riding girl reported missing on February 16th has been located. Read on...
  184. Chantilly Teenager Charged with Unlawfully Filming Fellow Classmates

    Loudoun County, VA- A Chantilly, Va. teenager was charged Friday with unlawfully filming his classmates in various stages of undress at Freedom High School. Read on...
  185. LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Help Identify Suspect in Residential Burglary

    Loudoun County, VA- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released home surveillance video of a residential burglary to help identify a suspect involved in the theft of a firearm from the home. Read on...
  186. LCSO Deputy Charged with Assault in Maryland

    Loudoun County, Virginia- A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Deputy was served a citizen obtained summons and protective order in Maryland in connection with the alleged assault of a female acquaintance. Read on...
  187. LCSO Arrests Suspect in Robbery in Ashburn

    Loudoun County, Virginia- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in connection with a robbery and three larcenies in the Ashburn area. Read on...
  188. LCSO Awarded Reaccreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was awarded reaccreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) today before a panel of top Virginia law enforcement officials (appointed Sheriffs and Police Chiefs). Read on...
  189. New Recruits

    LCSO Welcomes 12 New Recruits at 135th Session of NVCJTA

    Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed twelve new deputies at the 135th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJTA). Read on...
  190. Missing Ashburn Teenager Located Safe & Sound

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a 15-year-old Ashburn girl reported missing on December 9th has been located. Read on...
  191. Missing Leesburg Teenager Found Safe

    Loudoun County, VA- Celina Groves was located safe in Ashburn today by members of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Read on...
  192. LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Identify Robbery Suspects

    Loudoun County, VA- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released video surveillance stills of the suspect(s) involved in the November 29, 2016 robbery at a store located in the 22000 Block of S. Sterling Blvd in Sterling. Read on...
  193. Third Suspect in Custody in Connection with Ashburn Fatal Stabbing & Assault

    Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified and apprehended a third suspect in connection with the November 4 fatal stabbing and assault in Ashburn, Va. Read on...
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    LCSO Graduates from Professional Executive Leadership School

    Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office graduated one member of the agency’s leadership staff from the 39th session of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS). Read on...
  195. LCSO Makes an Arrest in the Tire Thefts

    Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have arrested a Maryland man in connection with a series of tire and rim larcenies throughout the County and the Northern Virginia region. Read on...
  196. Missing Round Hill Man Found Safe

    Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has located a missing Round Hill Man. Read on...
  197. LCSO, Purcellville Police, Leesburg Police, and Loudoun Fire & Rescue to Welcome US Military Veteran

    Loudoun County, VA – On October 27, 2016, 100 war veterans from Iowa arrived at the Dulles International Airport as part of the Honor Flight Network. Read on...
  198. LCSO #CrimePreventionMonth – Child Safety!

    Loudoun County, VA –The month of October is National Crime Prevention month and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is challenging the entire community to make crime prevention a priority. Read on...
  199. LCSO & Clerk of the Circuit Court Warn of New Twist in ‘Jury Duty’ Scam

    Loudoun County, VA-A new twist on the ‘jury duty’ scam has the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office & the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Loudoun County reminding residents that law enforcement will never contact you to collect fines for an outstanding warrant. Read on...
  200. LCSO #CrimePreventionMonth – Home Safety!

    Loudoun County, VA –The month of October is National Crime Prevention month and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is challenging the entire community to make crime prevention a priority. Read on...
  201. Storage Suspect

    LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Identify Suspects in Sterling Burglary

    Loudoun County- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released video surveillance stills of the suspect(s) involved in the October 1, 2016 burglary at a store located in the 47000 Block of Harry Byrd Highway in Sterling. Read on...
  202. LCSO #CrimePreventionMonth – You Can Protect Yourself!

    Loudoun County, VA –The month of October is National Crime Prevention month and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is challenging the entire community to make crime prevention a priority. Read on...
  203. LCSO Investigates Pedestrian Involved Fatality Crash in Sterling

    Loudoun County- On October 9, 2016, members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit investigated a vehicle crash which involved a pedestrian struck in Sterling. Read on...
  204. LCSO Warns Residents of Fake Kidnappers Scam

    Loudoun County- This week residents in Loudoun County have reported a frightening scam. The residents reported receiving phone calls where the caller claims to have kidnapped their family member. Read on...
  205. LCSO Launches Business Crime Prevention Handbook

    Loudoun County, VA – As a continuing effort to inform the community and work with the Loudoun County business community, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has developed a Business Crime Prevention Handbook (the “Handbook”). Read on...
  206. October is National #CrimePreventionMonth

    The month of October is National Crime Prevention month and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is challenging the entire community to make crime prevention a priority. Read on...
  207. Update: Missing Ashburn Juvenile was Located in Ashburn

    Loudoun County, VA- The missing 12-year-old Ashburn girl was located safe near the area Postrail Square around 5:30 p.m. this afternoon. Read on...
  208. LCSO Deputy Named Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Deputy Sheriff of the Year

    For the second time in three years a member of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has been recognized at the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Deputy Sheriff of the Year. Read on...
  209. LCSO Investigates Fatal Crash in Lansdowne

    Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early Wednesday morning in Lansdowne, Virginia. The crash took the life of a 5-month-old boy and seriously injured the child’s mother. Read on...
  210. LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Help Identify Suspects in Robbery at Dulles Town Center

    Loudoun County, Virginia- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released a video of the suspects involved in the August 7, 2016 robbery at a store in the Dulles Town Center. Read on...
  211. Update: The Missing 59 year-old Man is Located in Lorton

    Loudoun County, VA- A missing man who suffers from early stages of dementia was located in Lorton, Virginia this morning. Read on...
  212. Update: LCSO and Virginia State Police on Scene of Deputy Related Shooting in Aldie

    Loudoun County, VA- A Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responding to a domestic-related incident at a home in Aldie, Va. was involved in a fatal shooting this morning. Read on...
  213. Update: Missing 84 year-old Sterling Man Located Safe in Fairfax

    Loudoun County, VA- A missing elderly man who suffers from dementia was located in Fairfax County this evening. Read on...
  214. Robbery Giant

    LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Help Identify Suspect in Ashburn Armed Robbery

    Loudoun County, Virginia- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released a photograph of the suspect involved in the July 25th armed robbery at the pharmacy inside an Ashburn Giant Food store. Read on...
  215. Avoiding the 9-1-1 Hang-up/Open Line/Accidental Call

    Loudoun County- The Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center (ECC) for the Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Fire and Rescue needs your help decreasing the number of accidental calls to 9-1-1. Read on...
  216. Two Charged in $85,000 Embezzlement Scheme

    Loudoun County- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Unit arrested two suspects in connection with the embezzlement of $85,000 from international company. Read on...
  217. A West Virginia Man is Indicted in a 1988 Murder

    Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) Cold Case Detectives identified and indicted Timothy W. Warnick, 58, for the 1988 murder of Henry E. Ryan. Read on...
  218. LCSO Reminds Residents of County Ordinances Regarding Peddlers and Solicitors

    Loudoun County- The warmer weather brings an increase in door-to-door solicitors to our area. While some door-to-door salespersons are honest, the chance does exist that you may be taken advantage of if you are not cautious and informed. Read on...
  219. HOT Community Model

    Over 160 LCSO Deputies Now Trained to Provide ‘Rescue Drug’ Naloxone

    Over 160 Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies are now trained to administer the potentially life-saving drug naloxone to help counteract an opioid overdose Read on...
  220. CVS/pharmacy and The Partnership For Drug-Free Kids Help Loudoun County Combat Drug Abuse

    Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office receives grant for four Drug Collection Units Read on...
  221. LCSO Continues to Investigate Rim and Tire Thefts, Offers Security Tips

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a series of recent thefts from SUV’s, GMC pick-up trucks and a minivans where customized rims and standard oversized tires were targeted. Read on...
  222. Loudoun Law Enforcement Take-Back over 1,300 Pounds in Unused Prescription Drugs

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Middleburg Police Department, and Town of Purcellville Police Department collected over 1,300 pounds of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs during the “Take-Back” initiative. Read on...
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    LCSO CIT Coordinator Receives International Certification

    A Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant is one of only 80 people in the world to now be certified in crisis intervention by Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International. Read on...
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    Captain Marc Caminiti Graduates from 263rd Session of National FBI Academy

    Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Captain Marc Caminiti graduated from the 263rd session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. Read on...
  225. LCSO Outreach

    LCSO Command Staff Meet with Sikh Community, Discuss Outreach & Cultural Diversity

    Members of theLCSO command staff met with members of the Sikh Community at the Raj Khalsa Gurdwara in Sterling, Va., to discuss the agency’s efforts to combat crime and the proactive efforts being taken in community policing and cultural diversity. Read on...
  226. LCSO Deputies Utilize Training, Naloxone to Prevent Possible Fatal Heroin Overdose

    Two Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are being credited with potentially preventing a fatal heroin overdose after they utilized their training Wednesday to help an unconscious man. Read on...
  227. LCSO Begins Pilot Program to Equip Deputies with Nasal NARCAN

    The Loudoun Sheriff’s Office announced a new pilot program to help prevent opiate drug overdose deaths in the county. Read on...
  228. LCSO Recruits Take Top Academic Spots, Awards & Hold Leadership Roles During 133rd Session

    The LCSO welcomed fifteen new deputies who took the top academic spots, received awards for firearms and driver training and held leadership roles during the 133rd session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJTA). Read on...
  229. LCSO Advises Residents of Current Fundraising Efforts of Local FOP

    Recently the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of inquiries regarding phone solicitations for a local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police. Read on...
  230. LCSO & DEA Investigation Nets Nearly $900,000 in Marijuana

    A joint investigation between the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has recovered nearly $900,000 in packaged marijuana. Read on...
  231. Loudoun Leads Crisis Intervention Training at Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy

    New law enforcement recruits are now being taught crisis intervention as part of their basic training at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy (NVCJA). Read on...
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