A Maryland man and a Woodbridge woman have been charged in connection with a series of armed robberies targeting convenience stores in Northern Virginia, including three robberies in Loudoun County on Sept. 3.
In Loudoun County, Carlton L. Frye III, 22, of Lanham, Maryland, was charged Oct. 22 with two counts of robbery and two counts of use of a firearm during the commission of a robbery. The charges are connected to the Sept. 3 robberies of the 7-Eleven in the 100 block of Dry Mill Road in Leesburg and the 7-Eleven in the 46100 block of Woodshire Drive in Sterling.
An accomplice in the robberies, Zakiyyah H. Vickers, 21, of Woodbridge, was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with three counts of robbery in connection with the three robberies in Loudoun County on Sept. 3. She remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.
The suspects were identified through a multi-jurisdictional effort between the Fairfax County Police Department, the Town of Leesburg Police Department, and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.
Additionally, Frye is charged in Fairfax County with one count of robbery and one count of use of a firearm during the commission of a felony in connection with the August 28, 2018, robbery of the 7-Eleven located in the 2300 block of Soapstone Drive in Reston.
Frye was apprehended in Maryland Oct. 22 and remains held in Prince George’s County pending extradition to Virginia.
Additional charges are likely in both Fairfax County and Loudoun County.
The Prince William County Police Department, the Prince George’s County Police Department, and the U.S. Marshals Service assisted in the investigation.