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Man arrested for DUI and assault and battery after abandoning car on Duke Street

A Fairfax County man was charged was charged with driving under the influence and assault and battery after allegedly abandoning his car in the middle of the 3500 block of Duke Street and running away on foot.

The 32-year-old suspect was arrested for allegedly assaulting a person after he ran east on Duke Street at around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. Police were initially called because his vehicle was sitting in the road and blocking the driveway of the McDonald’s at Duke Street and Wheeler Avenue, which is next door to Alexandria Police Headquarters at 3600 Wheeler Avenue.

When police found him by a gas station near Alexandria Police Department headquarters at Duke Street and Wheeler Avenue, he allegedly repeatedly shouted for them to kill him, according to a search warrant affidavit.

Police searched the suspect, and also found bags of suspected marijuana and cocaine, although he was not charged with drug offenses.

The suspect was released the next day on a $2,000 unsecured bond and goes to court for the offenses on April 26.

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