Former City Employees Face Money Laundering Charges: Police

Money Laundering
Money Laundering

Fairfax City Police released their most recent crime bulletin Friday.


FAIRFAX CITY, VA — Here’s a look at recent crime in Fairfax City, courtesy of the Fairfax City Police Department’s crime bulletin, released Friday:

Grand Larceny Arrest 16-10131: Money Laundering Arrest 16-10132 3410 Pickett Road / City of Fairfax Shops and Property Yard – City of Fairfax Police arrested two former City employees as the result of two investigations into unrelated incidents initiated on the basis of information received from another law enforcement agency.

In one case it was determined that a part-time employee of the Public Works Department had sold a chainsaw belonging to the City to a pawn shop in the Franconia area.

Ray Charles Reynolds, 59, of 101 South Whiting Street, Alexandria, was taken into custody on June 21 and transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with grand larceny and his bond was set at $2000. In the other case, also investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division, it was determined that an employee of the City Parks and Recreation Department had used two chainsaws and a generator belonging to the City as collateral to obtain a loan from a pawn shop in Manassas.

Eric Lance Mock, 54, of 3507 South 3rd Street, Arlington, was taken into custody on June 15 and transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with two felony counts of money laundering (since he had used the City property as loan collateral as opposed to selling it) and was released on personal recognizance. All of the property has been recovered.

Shoplifting 16-11850: 9650 Main Street / Five Below – On July 6 at 7:22 PM the manager reported that two unknown male subjects had taken items of merchandise from the store without paying.

Shoplifting 16-11908: 9658 Main Street / Famous Footwear – On July 7 at 6:00 PM a manager reported that two unknown female subjects and an unknown male subject had taken merchandise from the store without paying and had left the area in a vehicle. The Patrol Division is investigating the case.

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