A 59-year-old Alexandria man has been arrested nearly five months after DNA evidence linked him to a robbery at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Del Ray.
Alexandria Police responded to a commercial alarm at the convenience store at 2108 Mount Vernon Avenue at around 3:15 a.m. on Friday, January 22.
“When they arrived, they discovered that the front glass door of the business had been shattered and a significant amount of substance, believed to be blood, was found on the glass near the break point,” police said in a search warrant affidavit.
Security video found the suspect threw a projectile at the door, and then attempted to enter the business starting with his left leg, “as he attempted to enlarge the opening with his body weight,” police said.
Blood evidence was collected and sent to the Virginia Department of Forensic Science.
The results came back on May 10, identifying Stanley Rivers as the suspect. An old booking photo with the Sheriff’s Office also found that Rivers matched the suspect description, according to police.
Rivers was booked for a number of offenses on June 16, including burglary, assaulting law enforcement, resisting arrest, property destruction and stealing two credit card numbers. He goes to court later this month.
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