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Woman Charged With DWI After Car Crash Involving FCPD Chief

Christie Edgar (Photo via Fairfax County Police Department)A 40-year-old woman was arrested for drunk driving after police said she hit the cruiser of Fairfax County police chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. in Centreville last night, giving him minor injuries.

Christie A. Edgar of Centreville was taken into police custody and charged with driving while intoxicated following the collision at Lee Highway and Stone Road about 8:40 p.m. Monday.

The chief was stopped at a red light in his unmarked 2017 Ford Explorer when authorities said the woman rear-ended him with her Nissan sport utility vehicle.

Roessler was brought to a local hospital for treatment and released late last night. He was back at work this morning.

Photo via Fairfax County Police Department

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FCPD: Sobriety Checkpoint in Reston Friday Night

Sobriety checkpoint/FCPDDrive carefully this holiday weekend.

Fairfax County Police will be holding a sobriety checkpoint in the Reston District between Friday at 11 p.m. and Saturday at 2 a.m.

FCPD regularly holds checkpoints in various parts of the county in order to monitor for intoxicated drivers. They do not announce the location ahead of time.

The last Reston checkpoint took place in late April at Walnut Branch Road and the Fairfax County Parkway.

Police said 623 vehicles passed through that screening point, resulting in one DWI arrest, one criminal charge, and three traffic summonses.

Photo courtesy FCPD

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Here’s What Happened at FCPD’s Reston Sobriety Checkpoint

Fairfax County Police Officers from the Fairfax County Police’s Reston District Station held a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday that yielded several charges.

FCPD regularly holds checkpoints in various parts of the county in order to monitor for intoxicated drivers. They do not announce the location ahead of time.

Saturday night’s checkpoint was at Walnut Branch Road and the Fairfax County Parkway.

Police said 623 vehicles passed through the screening point, resulting in one DWI arrest, one criminal charge, and three traffic summonses.

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Reston Woman Charged With Hit and Run

police line1A Reston woman was charged with felony hit and run and driving while intoxicated after she allegedly hit another car and left the scene of the crash in Sterling.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene at Rt. 7 near Lakeland Drive about midnight on Saturday.

The suspect was later located in Fairfax County. Deputies charged the suspect, Karis E. Mohl, 35, of Reston, with DWI and Felony Hit and Run.

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Reston Sobriety Check Yields Five Arrests

Fairfax County Police Fairfax County Police said a sobriety checkpoint at Fairfax County Parkway and Walnut Branch Road Saturday resulted in five arrests for Driving While Intoxicated.

Police said 618 vehicles passed through the checkpoint. In addition to the DWI arrests, police also issued six summonses.

In other crime news this week from FCPD’s Reston District Station:

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