After Auto Thefts, Chase and Crash, Two Suspects in Custody

A man and woman from Manassas are in the Fairfax County jail after a crime spree that included thefts in Loudoun on Monday.

A deputy was called to the area of Nations Street and Lyon Terrace in South Riding 3 a.m. Dec. 7 to investigate a report of an auto tampering in progress. The deputy attempted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle and a high-speed chase ensued. The car crashed in the 42150 block of Braddock Road and two suspects fled. A search of the area was unsuccessful. Drugs and stolen goods were found in the vehicle but the suspects were not located.

This morning, police say the same suspects were back at it. A Fairfax County Police officer responded to a report of an auto tampering in progress in the Reston District.

During the investigation, the suspects were connected to a 1998 Honda Civic that was reported stolen Monday from the 42100 block of Braddock Road in Loudoun County. That same night a 1986 Mercedes Benz SL was reported stolen the area of Longacre Drive in Loudoun. That car was located in Prince William County near a location associated with the two suspects, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

The two suspects are being held in Fairfax County without bond on charges including grand larceny, providing false info to law enforcement, three felony drug charges and possession of marijuana. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has not released the names of the two suspects as charges are pending in Loudoun County.

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