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August 8, 2008

Two Dogs Found in Sterling Area

Loudoun County Animal Control has located and impounded the two dogs that were running at-large and bit two individuals in the area of the Trailside subdivision in Sterling. The identity of the dogs has been confirmed by the bite victims. The dogs have been impounded at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter pending further investigation. Thank you Animal Control!

>>>>27 Drivers Cited for Driving w/ out a License or on a Suspended License

The Loudoun Sheriff's Office is continuing its "summer crackdown" on unlicensed drivers in the county. The agency has conducted three driver's license checkpoints this summer. The locations for the checkpoints are selected based on deputies who report a number of unlicensed drivers during their daily traffic stops.

So far this summer a total of 27 drivers were cited during the checkpoints for driving without a license or driving with a suspended license.

>>>LCSO Seeks Community' s Assistance in Identifying Unidentified Suspects

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's assistance in identifying several unidentified suspects from the agencies wanted subject's web page.

The suspects were allegedly involved in crimes including theft, fraud, and burglary during the month of July. The agency has compiled images of the suspects taken from video surveillance.

The list of 8 WANTED SUBJECTS can also be viewed on the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office website at by clicking on the Wanted: Information link.

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>>>>Federal Sentences Handed Down in Two Cocaine Distribution & Importation Cases Investigated by LCSO

>>>>Cummings Gets 30 Years and Andrade Gets 33 Months

Chuck Rosenberg, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Stephen O. Simpson, Sheriff, Loudoun County, Virginia, announced today the sentencings of two individuals in separate cocaine distribution and importation cases based out of Loudoun County.

In the first case, Kalonji Cummings 29, of Loudoun County, Virginia, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison by United States District Judge Liam O'Grady. Cummings pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine on March 3, 2008.

According to court documents and proceedings, from 2003 until on or about September 20, 2007, Cummings conspired with others to distribute cocaine within the Loudoun County area of Northern Virginia.

In the second case, Miguel Angel Andrade, 34, of Paterson, New Jersey, was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison based on his conviction for conspiracy to import 500 grams or more of cocaine into the United States. Andrade was sentenced by United States District Judge T.S. Ellis, III, after he entered his guilty plea on May 9, 2008.

According to court documents and proceedings, in or around January 2008, a co-conspirator of Andrade arranged for a shipment of cocaine, packaged as 26 bags of candy, including lollipops, toffee and caramels, to be sent from Peru to an import delivery business in Sterling, Virginia. Andrade made arrangements to pickup the cocaine from the business using a false name, and was arrested on February 7, 2008.

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