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LCSO Seeks Missing 14-year-old from Chantilly Area

LCSO Seeks Missing 14-year-old from Chantilly Area

From LoudounCounty Sheriff's Office:

Loudoun County, VA: The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a missing teenager from the Chantilly, VA area.  
Jennifer K. Sanford, 14, was last seen on December 2, 2010 when she left her home on Sandman Terrace to go to school. She is described as 5’4 tall, 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Jennifer also wears glasses.  
She is possibly in the company of Nicky Liu, a 20-year-old male from Berryville, VA.  Liu drives a 2008 Gray Honda with Virginia tags KJX 4615.  
If you know the whereabouts of Jennifer or Nicky Liu, please call Investigator W. Promisel of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-777-0475.

Purcellville Tonight: Robert Merhaut Photography Exhibit at Shamrock Music Shoppe

Purcellville Tonight: Robert Merhaut Photography Exhibit at Shamrock Music Shoppe

Tonight, join photographer Robert Merhaut for an enjoyable evening of fine art, music, and great wines. Merhaut is a local professional photographer, and tonight from 6-9p, he'll exhibit his work at the second floor loft at Shamrock Music Shoppe in Old Town Purcellville.

The evening's music will be provided by Ellen James on the Celtic Harp and Jeremy Bass on classic guitar, and Notaviva Winery will sponsor a wine tasting.

Dulles Airport Travelers on Thanksgiving Journey

Diana White, of Springfield, VA, and her son, Matthew White, are headed to Mexico City for this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. As we all waited in line for security (which shockingly took less than 10 minutes), I overheard Diana say, “Wow, this isn’t so bad.” I pulled the pair aside once we made it through security to see how their travel was going so far, the day before the busiest travel day of the year. Watch the video above to hear their tips on a speedy security process and their thoughts on the new TSA body scanners. Before you head to the airport this year, check out TSA's helpful holiday travel tips and what to expect with pat-downs.

Three Loudoun County Authors Join Forces to Support Local Non-Profit AART (All Ages Read Together)

On Friday, December 3rd from 6-8 p.m., three local authors will come together to support a local organization, All Ages Read Together (AART).

AART is a non-profit program dedicated to providing low and moderate income preschool age children with a free one-on-one reading experience with older members of the community.  AART believes that targeted personal contact of seniors with preschool children can have a positive and lasting impact on both kids and seniors.

Fifth Suspect Turns Self Over to LCSO in Connection with Friday Night Stabbing in Sterling

From Loudoun Sheriff:

Loudoun County, VA: A fifth suspect in the November 12, 2010 mob assault and stabbing that occurred in Sterling, Virginia has turned himself over to authorities. 

Fredy F. Alfaro, 19, of Reston, Virginia turned himself over to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office on November 16th. Also charged in the case were Alexander Garcia, 25, and Matias C. Garcia, 20, Manuel O. Rivera, 26, of Herndon, VA and Christopher A. Bryant, 21, of Sterling. All five men were charged with simple assault by mob (misdemeanor) and assault by mob (felony). 

The arrests stem from a November 12, 2010 assault and stabbing that occurred around 11:40 p.m. in the 46900 block of Community Plaza. A 17-year-old male from Sterling and a 20-year-old male from Ashburn were walking in the area when they were approached by several unknown subjects. The subjects began assaulting the two victims and the 17-year-old was stabbed during the assault.  

Loudoun County's First Big Wheels Deliver Meals Event

From Claire Smith of Loudoun County:

On November 17 and 18 between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Senator Mark Herring, public officials, business owners and other community leaders will participate in Loudoun’s First “Big Wheels Deliver Meals” Event.

More specifically, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York, Town of Leesburg Mayor Kristen Umstattd, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert Wertz and other government, civic, business and community leaders are delivering meals to elderly homebound residents of Loudoun.

Participants will meet at distribution centers in Leesburg and Sterling and then drive their own vehicles while accompanying volunteers on visits to homes, apartments and retirement facilities in Ashburn, Leesburg, Purcellville and Sterling.