Dramatic Drug Bust in Reston Thursday Night

Fairfax County Police Fairfax County Police’s undercover narcotics unit made several arrests in a dramatic drug bust at North Point Village Center Thursday night.

According to witnesses, about six unmarked black SUVS and sedans surrounded a car with New York plates in the parking lot about 9:30 p.m.

A witness said undercover narcotics officers wearing balaclavas quickly surrounded the vehicle. The occupants, a man and a woman, were removed, placed in cuffs and frisked and squad members searched the vehicle, the witness said.

The suspects were taken away in a FCPD squad car.

Fairfax County Police confirmed that the narcotics unit did participate in an apprehension at North Point Thursday. Due to the undercover nature and the ongoing investigation, they will not give further details, said police spokesman Lucy Caldwell.

Caldwell did say that a “significant amount” of drug material was confiscated.”

“FCPD OCN works in an undercover capacity across Fairfax County and targets illegal drug activity and transactions as part of their core mission,” she said. “Often, these cases are not publicized due to continued investigation and active nature of these types of investigations.”

“In this case, there was a significant amount of drug material confiscated and taken off of the streets of Fairfax County; including marijuana, oxycontin and a variety of prescription drugs.”

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