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Police Arrest Suspect in Subway Sandwich Shop Burglaries

The man was a driver for a company contracted by Subway to do deliveries, police said.

Police have charged Demond Woodson, 39, of Howard County with burglarizing Subway sandwich shops. Howard County Police photo
Police have charged Demond Woodson, 39, of Howard County with burglarizing Subway sandwich shops. Howard County Police photo

Fairfax County Police announced Wednesday that they have apprehended a suspect in the Subway sandwich shop burglaries.

The suspect is Demond Woodson, a 39-year-old man from Howard County, Md.

There were 15 such burglaries in Fairfax County alone, police said, and others in Alexandria and Maryland.

Working closely with detectives from police agencies in the Maryland counties of Howard, Montgomery and the City of Alexandria in Virginia, police apprehended a 39-year-old Howard County man.

Following up on numerous leads, detectives identified the suspect and arrested him on Monday, May 5, at around 1 a.m. on the premises of a Subway on Georgia Avenue in Montgomery County. Police said Woodson was being held at the Howard County Detention Center on $150,000 bond.

Woodson was charged with numerous burglaries of Subway Restaurants across the region. There were 15 burglaries in Fairfax County; Woodson was charged with nine counts of burglary and nine counts of grand larceny, in addition to charges in the other jurisdictions. He is being held in the Howard County, Md. jail.

The most recent burglary in Virginia took place Monday, April 7, around 2 a.m. Someone broke the door to the restaurant, located at 8960 Burke Lake Road, and stole cash. 

Some of the Fairfax County burglary dates and locations took place:

  • Nov. 29, 2013: 6829 Elm St., McLean
  • Jan 1 or 2: 6711 Spring Mall Drive, Springfield
  • Feb. 13: 6216 Old Dominion Dr., McLean
  • March 6 or 7: 13926 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Chantilly
  • March 10 or 11: 6230 Rolling Road, West Springfield
  • March 11 or 12: 6991C Backlick Road
  • March 17:  5810 Kingstowne Center, Kingstowne
  • March 19 or 20: 6110 Rose Hill Dr., Rose Hill 

In Alexandria:

March 25: 275 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria

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