Officer Charged with Filing False Police Report

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    A Fairfax County Police officer was charged for hit and run and filing a false police report, in what turned out to be a single-vehicle accident.

    Crews were dispatched to Gallows Road in Annandale, Va. May 12 just after midnight for a hit and run. Officials said an unknown vehicle traveling westbound on Masonville Drive ignored a stop sign, entering Gallows Road and striking a police cruiser in the back. The cruiser allegedly spun and hit a utility pole. The officer in the cruiser claimed the car drove from the scene after the accident.

    Friday, police officials said the officer, identified as Carl Joseph Biggs, filed a false police report and was driving the only vehicle involved in that accident in May.

    Biggs, a two-year member of the force, has been charged with hit and run and filing a false police report. He has been placed on administrative leave.

    A criminal investigation is pending.

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