Fairfax County Police report that a detective assigned to the Fairfax Criminal Investigation Division was arrested in Stafford County, Virginia, for driving under the influence. The detective was off-duty and driving his county vehicle at the time of the arrest. The county vehicle was found with front-end damage. PFC Stephen Copp, a 15-year-veteran, has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an Internal Affairs Bureau investigation.
The intersection of Kings Highway and Leonard Road, 9/5, 11:33 p.m. Deputy T.A. Vasquez observed a vehicle traveling 82 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. Deputy Vasquez initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Jason Brewster, 41, of Fredericksburg, had glassy, bloodshot eyes and the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath. Brewster was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving. He was held at Rappahannock Regional Jail until sober.
The intersection of Kings Highway and Blue and Gray Parkway, 9/5, 9:38 p.m. Deputy A.J. Deasy responded to a call of a vehicle not moving in the lane of travel. When Deputy Deasy arrived, he observed the driver asleep at the wheel. The driver, Jerry Cook Jr., 35, of Stafford, had glassy, bloodshot eyes. Cook was charged with driving under the influence and held at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.
Highpointe Boulevard/Mine Road, 9/7, 12:51 a.m. Stafford County Sheriff reports that Deputy J.W. Ahern stopped a reckless driver traveling at 57 mph in a posted 35 mph zone. The driver was identified as Andrew Turtu, 38, of Stafford. Turtu had glassy eyes and an odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath. He was arrested for DUI and reckless driving and held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail until sober.
Garrisonville Road/Staffordboro Boulevard, 9/8, 8:10 a.m. An alert resident contacted the Sheriff’s Office to report a possible intoxicated driver in a black Dodge Charger nearly causing an accident. The suspect had struck a curb and was headed eastbound on Garrisonville Road on a flat tire. Sergeant R.K. Pinkard located the Charger, which was now operating on two flat tires, and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was identified as Robert Reilly, 59, of Stafford. He was arrested for DUI and held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail until sober.
TRAFFIC OFFENSE BY SUSPENDED DUI DRIVER
White Oak Road, 9/5, 6:13 a.m. Deputy S.C. Jett observed a motorcycle cut through a parking lot to avoid the traffic light. Deputy Jett initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Jason Dupree, 47, of Stafford, had his license suspended due to a DUI conviction. Deputy Jett wrote Dupree a summons for driving while suspended and Dupree was picked up by another family member.