ALEXANDRIA POLICE INCIDENTS
500 block of Four Mile Road 09/22 4:10 p.m. An officer on patrol observed a suspect swinging a knife at someone in a parking lot. As the officer drove closer, the suspect began to walk away. The officer reached the victim, a 50-year-old Reston man, who had suffered cuts to his hands, and then located the suspect nearby. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene. Hector Javier Perez, 35, of 611 Four Mile Road, Apt. 908, in Alexandria, was charged with Malicious Wounding.
3900 block of Elbert Avenue 09/22 between 9:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The victim, a 27-year-old Alexandria man, was walking when he was assaulted by several suspects. During the attack, which appears to be gang-related, the victim sustained several lacerations. He was transported to Inova Alexandria Hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Officers later located two of the suspects and arrested them. Joel Melendez-Velez, 25, of 208 South Jenkins Street in Alexandria, and Dennis Gonzalez, 18, of 13927 Matthews Drive in Woodbridge, were both charged with Assault by Mob and Gang Participation. Investigation is continuing.
3900 block of Bruce Street 09/22 8:00 p.m. - 09/23 2:00 a.m. Someone gained entry to the residence through an unlocked window. Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry and money.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2006