Crime Roundup: ‘Barely Recognizable’ Dog Found

by Fatimah Waseem December 19, 2017 at 11:30 am 1 Comment

Animal protection police officers are looking for the owner of an abused dog found last week in the area of Chatham Colony Court and Moorings Drive.

Police said the dog was “barely recognizable” and had nearly two pounds of matted hair covering is face and body. One of the dog’s eyes was visible and the other was infected and may not be functional. Anyone who recognizes this dog or knows where its owner lives is asked to contact the Animal Services Division at 703-691-2131.

Local law enforcement also arrested a man who refused to leave a restaurant on the 46000 block of Community Plaza on Saturday. Deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Fabian Gutierrez-Rodriguez, a 28-year-old Reston resident with public intoxication, police said.

On Sunday, sheriff’s deputies arrested Cristopher Duarte-Alvarado, a 21-year-old Herndon resident, in connection with an incident involving property damage. Duarte-Alvarado was located by the Town of Herndon Police Department on Old Ox Road and was transported to a local hospital. He was then charged with driving under the influence, driving on a suspended driver’s license, and hit and run. He was released on a summons for the charges.

The same day, sheriff’s deputies arrested Ekoue Doe-Bruce, a 43-year-old Herndon resident. He was charged with driving under the influence and is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

Other reports from the Reston District over the past week included:


12000 block of Cheviot Drive, package from residence

11400 block of Cypress Point Court, tools from vehicle

1800 block of Explorer Street, bag from business

11900 block of Freedom Drive, coat from business

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, liquor from business

11500 block of Leesburg Pike, beer from business

2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, merchandise from business

11600 block of Stoneview Square, cell phone from school

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, property from residence

1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza, equipment from construction site

11900 block of Winter Thur Lane, cell phone from residence


None reported.

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

  • Pup 4 xmas

    Sad that people don t respect their animals.

    This starts with small acts, like taking your dog out for a pee (on time). Or washing them. Or just being there for them.

    Based on this ownership criteria half of the animals in my building should be sent to heaven on humanitarian grounds.


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