UPDATE- Officers Involved in Springfield Shooting are Cleared

Franconia Police District – Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Raymond F. Morrogh has informed Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Chief of the Fairfax County Police Department, that he finds no basis for criminal liability on the part of the officers who discharged their weapons in this case. Investigation revealed officers encountered a man who raised his firearm which caused two officers to discharge their weapons.

Sgt. Joseph Furman, a 24-year veteran who is assigned to the Operational Support Bureau and PFC Gene Taitano, a 15-year veteran who is assigned to the Franconia District Police Station, have both returned to full duty status after having been assigned administrative duties since the incident. The Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau will conduct an administrative investigation in accordance with our General Orders.

The subject has been subsequently released from the hospital.

Previous Release September 8, 2014: Officer-Involved Shooting in the Springfield Area

Franconia Police District – Police were dispatched to the 7000 block of Old Keene Mill Road for a report of an armed suicidal man in his 60’s. Upon arrival on the scene, officers contained the area and coordinated a lock down of Garfield Elementary School, in addition to evacuating the location, which was the Springfield United Methodist Church.

After officers contained the scene and while awaiting the arrival of SWAT officers and trained negotiators, they encountered the man which resulted in an officer involved shooting. The man is in serious but stable condition at a local hospital.

The Daily Police Blotter for October 22, 2014

This report is published every weekday, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence.

The report contains selected crimes, including animal-related incidents and property crimes. The information is organized by police district station. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in Fairfax County in the stated time frame.

Note: Information contained in the Daily Blotter is generally based on initial reports made to the police department. Follow-up investigations may reveal different or additional information.

 

ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT

There will be a SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT Friday night, October 24, 2014 in the Mount Vernon Police District.

 

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

5900 block of Fort Drive, property from business.

11400 block of Braddock Road, license plate from vehicle.

6300 block of Multiplex Drive, merchandise from business.

 

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 5100 block of Old Mill Road, 10/21/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

6500 block of Quander Road, phone and property from school.

 

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

8400 block of Holly Leaf Drive, phone from residence.

8100 block of Tysons Corner Center, merchandise from store.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

2700 block of Marshall Street, 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer.

 

MASON DISTRICT STATION

ROBBERY, 6200 block of Little River Turnpike, 10/21/14, 12:57 p.m. A man entered a store, assaulted an employee and took property. The employee did not require rescue. The suspect was described as black, and about 5 feet 7 inches tall.

LARCENIES

3000 block of Seven Oaks Place, cash from residence.

 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

11800 block of Spectrum Center, merchandise from business.

 

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

7100 block of Silver Lake Boulevard, merchandise from business.

6400 block of Schurtz Street, wallet and phone from business.

6300 block of Rose Hill Drive, wallet and phones from vehicle.

7000 block of Manchester Boulevard, cash from business.

 

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

10600 block of Daysailer Drive, cash from vehicle.

10600 block of Daysailer Drive, cash from vehicle.

10300 block of Steamboat Landing Lane, property, cash and phone from vehicle.

10500 block of Clipper Drive, property and electronic equipment from vehicle.

10500 block of Clipper Drive, property from vehicle.

 

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 2900 block of Oakbury Court, 10/21/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

11100 block of Lee Highway, merchandise from business.

 

The Daily Police Blotter for October 21, 2014

This report is published every weekday, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence.

The report contains selected crimes, including animal-related incidents and property crimes. The information is organized by police district station. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in Fairfax County in the stated time frame.

Note: Information contained in the Daily Blotter is generally based on initial reports made to the police department. Follow-up investigations may reveal different or additional information.

 

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

14100 block of Red River Drive, license plate from vehicle.

 

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

1600 block of Belle View Boulevard, merchandise from business.

6600 block of Richmond Highway, property from business.

8200 block of Russell Road, beverages from business.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

6800 block of Richmond Highway, 2004 BMW.

 

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, purse from business.

2300 block of High Drive, license plate from vehicle.

8100 block of Leesburg Pike, phone from business.

8500 block of Leesburg Pike, property from business.

 

MASON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:
6400 block of Lincolnia Road, cell phone and wallet from business.

 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

ROBBERY, 1800 block of Stratford Park Place, 10/19/14, 8 p.m. The victim was in a parking lot when she was approached by a man. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victim did not require rescue. Cash was taken. The suspect was described as Hispanic and wearing dark clothing.

LARCENIES:

1500 block of Northgate Square, cash from business.

 

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

7000 block of Cindy Lane, cash from school.

6500 block of Edsall Road, equipment from vehicle.

5900 block of Kingstowne Towne Center, merchandise from business.

7100 block of Silver Lake Boulevard, merchandise from business.

6300 block of Springfield mall, wallet from business.

 

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

8600 block of chase Glen Circle, property from vehicle.

7600 block of Cork Glen Way, property from residence.

6400 block of Rivington Road, property from residence.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

7900 block of Charles Thompson Lane, 1999 Dodge Caravan.

9400 block of Meadow Crossing Way, 2008 Toyota CRV.

 

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

11600 block of Park Vista Boulevard, electronic device from residence.

 

ANIMAL CONTROL DIVISION

MALTREAT ANIMAL, 8000 block of Richmond Highway, 10/09/14, An Animal Control Officer was called to a residence to check on the welfare of a dog left outside tied to a trailer. The owner, Emmanuel F. Bezzina, 44, of Alexandria, was charged with cruelty to animals.

 

Missing Centreville area Woman Has Been Found; Fire & Recue Assessing Her Medical Situation Now

UPDATE, 9:45 a.m. : Blanca Sone, 73, of Centreville has been located in the woods nearby her home. She is being checked by Fire & Rescue now. Thank you to all who helped in the search.

 

Police are asking the public’s help in locating Blanca Sone, 73, of Woodfield Drive in the Centreville area. She left home, on foot, at around noon today and has not been seen or heard from since that time. She is 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighs around 100 pounds, reddish brown, shoulder-length hair, speaks both English and Spanish, and wearing a black sweater and blue jeans.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Police Continue Search for Centreville area Woman

Police are continuing the search for Blanca Sone this morning. This flyer has been distributed to approximately 13,000 homes in Mrs. Sones’ neighborhood.

102114BlancaSonePoster

(11:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20)

Police are asking the public’s help in locating Blanca Sone, 73, of Woodfield Drive in the Centreville area. She left home, on foot, at around noon today and has not been seen or heard from since that time. She is 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighs around 100 pounds, reddish brown, shoulder-length hair, speaks both English and Spanish, and wearing a black sweater and blue jeans.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police.