Woman charged with DUI after fatal crash kills woman, dog
A Virginia woman was arrested after a fatal car wreck killed another woman and her dog late Saturday. Lori Love Shipe, 52, of Fauquier County was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after the 10:30 p.m. crash in Manassas, according to Prince William County police. She is accused of running her Lexus SUV through a red light on Dumfries Road at Brentsville Road, then crashing into a Ford Focus. That car, then hit a third car.
A passenger in the Focus, Judith Ann Meyer, 57, of Powhatan, was killed as was a family dog in the vehicle. The driver of the car, a 58-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Shipe was not injured, police said.
Fairfax police release sketch of possible assailant in Reston slaying
Fairfax County police are distributing a sketch of a man wanted in connection with the slaying of a man in Reston. Police said the murder occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday in the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane in Reston. Police got a report of a fight but initially found nothing. Then about an hour later, in the same neighborhood, they found the body of Bharat P. Patel, 40, with trauma to his upper body. Police described the assailant as an Indian male between the ages of 25 and 35, who is about 5 foot 5 inches tall and has a thin build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a gray, long-sleeved shirt with a thin orange stripe down the sleeves. Police caution that he should be considered dangerous. They ask anyone with information to call 866-411-TIPS (8477).
PG cops seeking robber of College Park eatery
Prince George's County police are looking for help identifying a man in a surveillance video who robbed the Shanghai Tokyo restaurant in College Park on Saturday afternoon. Police said the robber committed the strong-armed robbery, meaning without using a weapon, at about 4:05 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant at 8300 Baltimore Ave. Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD" plus your message to CRIMES (274637) on your cellphone.