Police blotter: Suspects caught after two robberies

Two robbery suspects were nabbed by officers on Thursday, according to today’s Fairfax County Police blotter.

mugshot of Jenkins
Jenkins

The first robbery happened around 3 a.m. at the 7-Eleven at 8226 Russell Road (see map). Police say a man and woman went into the store, grabbed one of the employees and demanded cash.

Officers arrived on the scene and found Rodney Jenkins near the store. After reviewing surveillance footage from the 7-Eleven, officers determined Jenkins was involved and charged him with robbery.

The second suspect remains at large.

On Thursday afternoon another man was charged with robbery after allegedly concealing items at the Beacon Hill Giant and then pulling a knife on store security.

mugshot of Rivera
Rivera

Police arrived at the store, located at 6800 Richmond Highway (see map), around 2:45 p.m. and found a man trying to leave after the confrontation with store security. Anthony Rivera, 28, of Woodbridge, was taken into custody by police.

Other incidents reported in Friday’s blotter from the Mount Vernon police district:

Larceny: 6400 block of Virginia Hills Avenue, personal items from vehicle
Larceny: 7800 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 8700 block of Sacramento Drive, merchandise from business

Incidents reported in Thursday’s blotter:

Larceny: 8700 block of Sacramento Drive, merchandise from business

Incidents reported in Wednesday’s blotter:

Larceny: 1700 block of Milton Street, passport and jewelry from residence
Larceny: 2500 block of Parkers Lane, tires from vehicle
Larceny: 8000 block of Richmond Highway, wine from business

Incidents reported in Tuesday’s blotter:

Robbery: A man entered the Downtown Locker Room located at 7656 Richmond Highway (see map) and took a jacket from the shelf and concealed it in a paper bag. When confronted by the store manager, he implied he had a knife.

Larceny: 2800 block of Beacon Hill Road, beer from business
Larceny: 4400 block of Groom Bridge Way, ring and documents from residence
Larceny: 6300 block of Richmond Highway, bookbag from vehicle
Larceny: 7300 block of Richmond Highway, wallet from location
Larceny: 8700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business