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by Fatimah Waseem December 29, 2017 at 2:45 pm 1 Comment

Before we head off into 2018, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on Reston Now in recent days.

Major crime incidents, which received hyperlocal and national attention, topped the list this week. Many details remain unknown about the murder of Reston couple last week and a car crash that sent seven people to the hospital, including five children, on Wednesday night.

The following articles were the five most-clicked links on Reston Now this past week.

  1. Lorton Teen Charged with Murder of Reston Couple
  2. Update: Couple Killed in Shooting Reston Home
  3. Longtime Business Leaves Reston Town Center
  4. New Details Surface in Murder of Reston Couple
  5. Police Pursuit and Crash in Herndon Sends Five Children, Two Adults to Hospital

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans anything else that’s happening locally. Have a great weekend and see you next year!

by Fatimah Waseem December 27, 2017 at 2:45 pm 3 Comments

The murder of a Reston couple on Friday rocked the local community and sent nationwide reverberations. Other crime reports continued to come in over the holiday weekend.

A 21-year-old was charged with driving under the influence around 1:20 a.m. today. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested Billan Waberi, a Herndon resident, along Route 28 in Sterling after receiving a report of a driver losing control of a car and striking a highway barrier.

FCPD’s Reston District Station also reported the following crimes in recent days:

LARCENIES: 

12900 block of Centre Park Circle, package from front door

11200 block of Chestnut Grove Square, cell phone from vehicle

11200 block of Chestnut Grove Square, property from vehicle

2200 block of Gunsmith Square, coat from vehicle

12300 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, copper from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, purse from vehicle

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, purse from business

11900 block of Market Street, cell phones from business

11900 block of Market Street, cell phones from business

11400 block of Washington Plaza West, cash from business

2300 block of Woodland Crossing Drive, purse from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported.

Herndon’s police department did not report any major incidents in recent days.

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

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