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Posted on: January 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Sterling Man Charged with Burglary and Stalking

NEWS RELEASE                                                             Contact:  Lieutenant Barry Dufek

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              540-338-7422 X 104




PURCELLVILLE, Va. December 31, 2019 — Officers from the Purcellville Police Department (PPD) have arrested Matthew Voit, 55, of Sterling, VA on the charges of burglary and stalking.   PPD officers investigating a series of burglaries in the N. 16th street area identified Mr. Voit as a suspect and arrested him on December 31, 2019.    Mr. Voit is being held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

The Town of Purcellville, Virginia

“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of over 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for its green initiatives with most recently being the Tree City USA recipient for the 12th year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and is recognized as one of the safest towns in Virginia. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, which has been converted to a multi-use trail from Alexandria, VA to Purcellville, the town has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, equestrian activities, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. More info at

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