Fairfax County police chief gets promoted
Fairfax County Police Department Chief David M. Rohrer has been appointed a deputy county executive. In his new position, Rohrer will oversee the county's Police Department, Fire and Rescue Department, Office of Emergency Management and Department of Public Safety Communications. Rohrer will start the new job on Oct. 20 and receive an annual salary of $191,168.
He was appointed police chief in 2004. Deputy County Executive Rob Stalzer, whose job currently includes overseeing public safety, will focus on planning, development and transportation.
Two men arrested in P.G. murder
Two men have been arrested for a November 2011 murder in Oxon Hill, police said. Nathan Jonathan Farmer, 24, and Antonio Marcel Randall, 28, are charged with first-degree murder and other counts. The two men, who are both from Oxon Hill, are suspected in the homicide of 29-year-old Kaya Dejuna Wilson. Prince George's County police said Wilson, a mother of two young children, was fatally shot in her apartment on the 1000 block of Marcy Avenue on Nov. 19.
Two sets of Va. remains ID'd
Skeletal remains found in Stafford County have been identified as a District woman who had been missing since summer 2006, and authorities suspect she might have been slain. Katherine Bryant was 33 years old when she was reported missing by family members. On Aug. 16, remains were found in a wooded area near the northbound Exit 140 ramp off of Interstate 95.
Also Thursday, remains found in Manassas were identified as those of a 51-year-old man, police said. On Sept. 14, landscape workers notified police that they had found human remains in a wooded area near the intersection of Dumfries Road and Manassas Mill Road. Manassas police said the remains are those of William Lewis Schaeffer Jr., of Manassas. There is no indication that Schaeffer's death was caused by a criminal act.