F.C. Officer Awarded for Role in Gardner Case

As an April 26 Crime Prevention Week event in Loudoun County, City of Falls Church Police Lt. Sonya Richardson was given an award for her her work in gathering evidence in the case against City resident Michael Gardner that resulted in his conviction and 22-year prison sentence for molesting two girls, according to a report in the Loudoun Times-Mirror. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli spoke at the event that honored seven individuals including Lt. Richardson.