Crime Round Up: After Car Chase, Police Arrest Man from Sterling

Fairfax County Police arrested Oveston Cox, a 40-year-old resident of Sterling, on Thursday night after a car chase.

An officer attempted to stop Cox’s vehicle for driving in a reckless manner around 9:45 p.m., according to police. When the driver did not stop, police pursued the car.

Several miles later, the driver stopped and police arrested and charged him with driving while intoxicated, driving on a revoked license, misdemeanor speed to elude and reckless driving, police said.

The incident took place near the Fairfax County Parkway and Stringfellow Court.

The department’s Reston District Police Station also reported the following incidents in its daily crime report:


2300 block of Antiqua Court, tools from vehicle

2100 block of Astoria Circle, gun from vehicle

11300 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, purse from vehicle

12900 block of Centre Park Circle, suitcase from residence

11300 block of Fairway Court, license plate from vehicle

2300 block of Glade Bank Way, bag from residence

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, liquor from business

12200 block of Laurel Glade Court, packages from residence

13100 block of Marcey Creek Road, jewelry from residence

11900 block of Market Street, merchandise from business

11900 block of Market Street, cash from business

2300 block of Soapstone Drive, merchandise from business

11500 block of Pine Cone Court, wallet from business

2600 block of William Short Circle, license plates from vehicle


None reported.

Anyone with information about any of the crimes reported by FCPD should call 703-691-2131 or 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or text “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES(274637).

Herndon’s Police Department reported one major crime on Friday.

Photo courtesy of FCPD.

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