Fairfax City Teen Found Deceased

Sully Police District – Fairfax County Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Cara Lynn Golias,16 of Fairfax City. After an extensive search, Golias was found near the railroad bridge trestle in the 13200 block of Yates Ford Road in the Hemlock Overlook Regional Park at around 1 p.m. on Monday, September 29.

The Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death, however detectives do not suspect any criminal activity nor public safety threat involved.

Below is the news release issued by Fairfax City Police on Monday, September 29.

September 29, 2014

 City of Fairfax Police Seek Public’s Help

In Locating Missing 16 Year Old

The City of Fairfax Police Department is requesting information from members of the public which will assist in locating a missing 16 year old City resident. Cara Lynn Golias was last seen on the afternoon of Sunday, September 28 in the vicinity of Manassas Park Middle School. She is believed to have voluntarily left that area by walking through nearby woods which were initially searched by Manassas Park City and Prince William County Police officers. She has not been in contact with her family since that time.

Cara Golias is described as white, about five feet five inches tall, weighing approximately 115 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. She was wearing a white shirt with sequins, jean shorts and silver and turquoise dream catcher earrings. Police would like to hear from anyone, particularly persons in the Manassas Park City, Prince William County and western Fairfax County areas, as well as the City of Fairfax, who may have seen Cara since the afternoon of Sunday, September 28, or have any information regarding her present whereabouts. Persons with information are asked to call the City of Fairfax Police Department at (703) 385-7924 or Detective Michael Pierce at (703) 385-7913.

 

Media Contact: Sergeant Natalie Hinesley, Public Information Office, (703) 273-2889

PIO@fairfaxva.gov

The Daily Police Blotter for September 29, 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

DIRECTED PATROL, 09/27/14. Officers from the Franconia Police District patrolled the county searching for drunk drivers. One driver was charged with DWI. Thirteen summonses and three warnings were issued.

 

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

5200 block of Belle Plains Drive, bicycle from residence.

14700 block of Cardigan Square, purse from business.

4300 block of Chantilly Shopping Center, merchandise from business.

11700 block of Fair Oaks Shopping Center, wallet from business.

5700 block of Union Mill Road, merchandise from business.

 

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

5800 block of Blaine Drive, phone from residence.

6000 block of Fort Hunt Road, wallet from business.

2300 block of Huntington Avenue, beverages from business.

5900 block of Mount Eagle Drive, property from vehicle.

6100 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business.

3100 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business.

8200 block of Richmond Highway, cash and phone from residence.

8200 block of Russell Road, merchandise from business.

 

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 1600 block of Birch Road, 09/27/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise from business.

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, purse from business.

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, purse from vehicle.

8000 block of Tysons Corner Center, merchandise from business.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

1500 block of Cornerside Boulevard, 2013 Honda Accord.

 

MASON DISTRICT STATION

PEEPING, 4900 block of Americana Drive, 09/27/14, 2:29 a.m. A resident looked out the window and saw a man looking into the room. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. The suspect was described as male wearing dark clothing.

LARCENIES:
6100 block of Leesburg Pike, license plate from vehicle.

6400 block of Lyric Lane, license plate from vehicle.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

I495 NB Little River Turnpike, 1998 Audi A6.

5900 block of Leesburg Pike, Suzuki 150 motorcycle.

 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

2300 block of Elm Tree Court, bicycles from residence.

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, bicycle from business.

11800 block of Spectrum Center, beverages from business.

 

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 4200 block of Duvawn Street, 09/26/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

BURGLARY, 7100 block of Gormel Drive, 09/27/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

6500 block of Byron Avenue, purse from vehicle.

5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, phone from business.

8100 block of Loisdale Road, electronic equipment from business.

9400 block of Lorton Market Street, purse from vehicle.

 

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

8100 block of Braddock Road, cell phone from business.

8100 block of Braddock Road, purse from vehicle.

4500 block of John Tyler Court, license plate from vehicle.

10300 block of New Guinea Road, merchandise from business.

8300 block of Old Keene Mill Road, property from business.

8200 block of Singleleaf Lane, wallet from vehicle.

9800 block of Spillway Court, purse from vehicle.

10000 block of Tumbleweed Court, property from residence.

 

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

12700 block of Fair Lakes Circle, property from vehicle.

12700 block of Fair Lakes Circle, wallet from business.

4700 block of Holly Avenue, property and cash from vehicle.

3200 block of Jermantown Road, purse from vehicle.

10500 block of Rosehaven Street, bicycle from residence.

4900 block of Vail Ridge Lane, property and electronic equipment from vehicle.

4600 block of Village Drive, property from vehicle.

 

Join Us for Animal Shelter Meowloween Events throughout October

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Halloween is just one day, but the Animal Shelter’s 2nd Annual Meowloween lasts all month long. Visit the Animal Shelter in October to take part in a host of events and programs as we highlight shelter cats and kittens.

Some of the feline fun includes:

  • Free Gift Bags. Anyone adopting an orange and/or black cat will receive a gift bag full of goodies for their new furry friend.
  • $5 Feline Fridays. Adopt any cat six months or older for just $5! Cost includes spay or neuter, vaccines and a personalized collar and tag courtesy of the Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter
  • ‘Caturdays!’ Stop by any Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to talk to a Cat expert, who can answer questions about cat and kitten health and behavior.
  • National Feral Cat Day Seminar. Attend a FREE workshop at the shelter on October 16 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. to learn more about caring for outdoor cats in your community.

Don’t miss the highlight of this year’s Meowloween. This year’s Family Halloween Adopt-a-thon will take place from Thursday, October 30 – Sunday, November 2. All adoption fees for cats, dogs and small animals will be half off. In addition, there will be lots of spooky fun for the whole family, including tricks and treats for people and animals.

Learn more about the shelter, visit the shelter’s website or call 703-830-1100. Be sure to follow the shelter on Facebook to keep up with all the latest news and events.

Bank Robbery in the Alexandria Area

Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, September 25, at the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 7928 Fort Hunt Road. Around 9:20 a.m. two men entered the bank and brandished a gun at a 20-year-old male employee. The suspects demanded money and the victim complied. The suspects fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The first suspect was described as black, 6 feet 2 inches tall. He was wearing a black, hooded raincoat, black pants, a ski mask and sunglasses. The second suspect was described as black, 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was wearing a blue, hooded raincoat and blue rain pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477).

**Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg & data rates may apply. Go to crimesolvers.net for Terms & Conditions.

 

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The Daily Police Blotter for September 26, 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:

4300 block of Chantilly, merchandise from business.

5900 block of Trinity Parkway, purses from vehicles.

 

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

3500 block of Lockheed Boulevard, wallet from business.

2700 block of Manorhaven Court, wallet from vehicle.

 

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

STOLEN VEHICLES:

8500 block of Capo Court, 2006 Honda Odyssey.

 

MASON DISTRICT STATION

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 6300 block of Seven Corners Center, 09/25/14, 7:36 p.m. A woman was in a parking lot when a man exposed himself. Police arrested and charged Christopher A. Hassett, 31 of Alexandria, with indecent exposure.

LARCENIES:

7000 block of Columbia Pike, phone from business.

7800 block of Heritage Drive, property from park.

3300 block of Peace Valley Lane, phone from school.

 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES: 

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, beverages from business.

 

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

STOLEN VEHICLES:

5500 block of Vincent Gate Terrace, 1990 Toyota pick-up truck.

 

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 9000 block of Fox Lair Drive, 09/25/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

9700 block of Lakepointe Drive, equipment from vehicle.

7600 block of Mineral Spring Court, phone from residence.

9814 Natick Road, property from vehicle.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

4800 block of Hercules Court, 2003 Honda CRV.

 

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

None reported.