Belmont Ridge Shut Down Monday Night After Collision
Recent incidents in Ashburn as reported by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
Auto Crash Shuts Down Belmont Ridge:
A dump truck loaded with asphalt traveling north on Belmont Ridge Road near Route 7 at 10:17 p.m. Sept. 12 crossed the double yellow line and struck a tow truck. The tow truck then struck a minivan head on. The dump truck continued north on the road and into a wooded area. Deputies closed Belmont Ridge Road for more than four hours while heavy wreckers removed the dump truck from the woods. The dump truck sustained heavy frontend damage. There were no serious injuries reported. The crash remains under investigation.
Larceny: Two bicycles were reported taken from the front porch of a residence on the 43500 block of Plantation Terrace between 8 p.m. Sept. 3 and 8 a.m. Sept. 4.
Larceny: A person selling a camera met an unknown buyer at the corner of Courtland Drive and Falmouth Court around 10:20 p.m. Sept. 4. The seller had advertised the camera for sale on the Internet. The buyer began looking at the camera and then fled on foot with toward Crew Square. The victim described the suspect as a black male with short black hair and stood 6-foot-2-inches to 6-foot-3-inches, with a thin build. Deputies conducted search, including the use of a canine, but found no suspect.
Larceny: Six vehicles were entered on the 45000 block of University Drive between 10 p.m. Sept. 11 and 5:30 a.m. Sept. 12. Three vehicles had damaged windows. Items removed included gift cards, cash, a GPS, and a cell phone.
Larceny: Two mountain bikes were reported taken from a stairwell of an apartment building on the 19500 block of Newbury Terrace at 6 p.m. Sept. 13. The bikes had been left unlocked.