Join Us for a Worship Watch Meeting; September 19

View Worship Watch video HERE

Fairfax County Police implemented a new program in February 2015, modeled after Neighborhood Watch, aiming to help keep houses of worship safe and crime-free. Houses of worship are not immune to criminal activity, as seen in the tragic incident in South Carolina last month. While violent crimes are not routine, common crimes that are targeted towards them include larceny, burglary, vandalism and arson.

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“Worship Watch” encourages congregants to become more involved in reducing the opportunity for crimes to occur on facility premises. More than 100 people from a wide variety of faith communities attended the first two meetings held last Spring. Many who couldn’t attend requested that additional meetings.

In response to resident requests, Fairfax County Police are hosting another Worship Watch workshop, free of charge, on Tuesday, September 19 from 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria, 22308.

Attendees will receive crime prevention training, facility security assessments, information on how to receive crime alerts and community information, and other valuable crime prevention tools.

The meeting is OPEN to all, and is aimed towards anyone who is interested in learning how to help keep Fairfax County safe.

RSVP to attend this meeting by contacting MPO Robert Urps by email at Robert.urps@fairfaxcounty.gov.

For questions or more information, contact him at 703-360-8928.

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The Daily Police Blotter for July 29, 2015

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.

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY

Date Covered: 07/28/15

Total Calls for Service: 1345

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 22

Total Emotionally Disturbed Persons Calls for Service: 15

ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT 

There will be a SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT Saturday night, August 1, in the Mclean Police District.

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Paddington Lane and James Harris Way. 07/25/15 about 10:00 p.m. Officers responded to numerous vehicles in the area being spray painted. No suspect information could be provided and these are still under investigation.

LARCENIES:

14700 block of Flint Lee Road, tools from business

14000 block of Franklin Fox Drive, items from vehicle

6400 block of Paddington Court, wallet from vehicle

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

ROBBERY: 2700 block of Arlington Drive, 07/27/15 at about 6:01 p.m. the victim had arraigned to sell some sneakers to a subject on Facebook. When the parties met the suspect ran off with the shoes. The suspect was only described as a Hispanic male. The victim did not need medical attention.

ARMED ROBBERY: 6000 block of Richmond Highway, 07/27/15 at about 12:41 a.m. The victim exited his vehicle and was approached by a man who displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s car keys. The keys were given to the suspect and the vehicle was driven away. A short time later the suspect was located in Washington D.C. and apprehended. The vehicle was recovered. 

LARCENIES:

3300 block of Beechcraft Drive, property from vehicle

7900 block of Fort Hunt Road, merchandise from business

7900 block of Fort Hunt Road, wallet from business

7700 block of Richmond Highway, machine from vehicle

7700 block of Richmond Highway, property from business

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: 7000 block of Capitol View Drive, 07/27/15 at about 1:11 a.m. A resident reported that his home alarm had activated. The screen on a garage window had been cut. The suspect was described as a male, 20s, white T-shirt, black shorts and white sneakers. 

LARCENIES:

7400 block of Arlington Boulevard, property from church

9000 block of Arlington Boulevard, property from vehicle

3100 block of Covington Street, electronic device from vehicle

8300 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

6600 block of Madison McLean Drive, money from vehicle

3000 block of Silent Valley Drive, equipment from vehicle

3000 block of Silent Valley Drive, property from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

2600 block of Avenir Place, 2006 Honda Civic

9000 block of Arlington Boulevard, 2014 Honda Civic

2800 block of Hartland Road, 2008 Toyota 4Runner

2800 block of Juniper Street, 2012 Scion

MASON DISTRICT STATION

STOLEN VEHICLE/HIT AND RUN/PURSUIT: 6700 block of Alpine Drive, 07/25/15 at about 3:45 p.m. An officer spotted a vehicle excessively speeding and attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle disregarded the officers signal to stop. He sped away and struck another vehicle and the driver of the car ran off on foot. The suspect was caught by a K-9 team and taken into custody. Quante Jones, 18 of Washington D.C. was charged with fail to obey highway sign, no driver’s license, felony speed to elude, felony hit and run and possession of marijuana.

TRAFFIC PURSUIT: Leesburg Pike / Patrick Henry Drive, 07/25/15 at about 10:20 p.m. An officer observed a motorcycle traveling in a reckless manner on Leesburg Pike eastbound. When a traffic stop was initiated the motorcycle sped away. The driver eventually stopped and was suspected of being under the influence. Sobriety tests were conducted and the rider was placed under arrest. Robert Ullman, 56, of Falls Church was charged with DUI, eluding police, fail to keep vehicle under control and no driver’s license.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC/INDECENT EXPOSURE: Brook Drive and Patrick Henry Drive, 07/28/15 at about 2:39 a.m. An officer noticed a man exposing himself while standing on a street corner. He was determined to be drunk and placed under arrest. Carlos Castillo, 38, of Falls Church was charged with drunk in public and indecent exposure.

LARCENIES:

6200 block of Seven Corners Center, wallet from business

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

6100 block of Leesburg Pike, 2005 Crown Victoria 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY: 1900 block of Crescent Park Drive, 07/27/15 at about 4:09 p.m. A resident reported someone went into the garage and took property.

BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING: 100 block of Chatham Colony Court, 07/27/15 at about 10:00 p.m. A resident was sitting on her porch and heard a noise in her home. She went to check and saw a male running away from the home. Property from inside the front door was taken. No description on the suspect.

LARCENIES: 

2100 block of Enright Place, wallet from residence

1600 block of Parkcrest Circle, bicycle from residence

2000 block of Royal Fern Court, packages from business 

STOLEN VEHICLES:

1600 block of Becontree Lane, 2002 Toyota

1600 block of Becontree Lane, 2012 Toyota Corolla

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES: 

9400 block of Lorton Market Street, wallet from residence

6400 block of Springfield Plaza, groceries from business

6400 block of Springfield Plaza, beverage from business

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION 

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS / POSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE / DRIVING ON SUSPENDED LICENSE: Franconia Springfield Parkway and Rolling Road, 07/27/15 at 12:35 a.m. While investigating a crash, officers determined that one of the drivers was suspected of being under the influence. He was placed under arrest for DUID. The arrested Ebenezer Amare, 21, of Woodbridge was charged with DUID, PWID and suspended operator’s license. 

LARCENIES:

8300 block of Argent Circle, property from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

7900 block of John Adams Court, 2002 Toyota Camry

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

11900 block of Grand Commons Avenue, keys from business

The Daily Police Blotter for July 28, 2015

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.

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY

Date Covered: 07/27/15

Total Calls for Service: 1278

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 20

Total Emotionally Disturbed Persons Calls for Service: 14

ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT 

There will be a SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT Saturday night, August 1, in the Mclean Police District.

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

7400 block of Clifton Road, jewelry from residence.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

4100 block of Auto Park Circle, 1974 Chevy Blazer.

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION 

ROBBERY: 6900 block of Telegraph Road, 07/24/15 at about 5:02 p.m. A man entered a restaurant and displayed a handgun to employees. The suspect took cash and property and fled. The victim did not require rescue. The suspect was described as black or Hispanic, light skinned, 20s, about 5 feet 8 inches, thin build wearing dark clothing and a mask.

LARCENIES:

5700 block of Olde Mill Court, bicycle from residence.

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION 

UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 6600 block of Madison McLean Drive, 07/25/15 at about 10:38 a.m. A resident reported someone entered the garage of the residence.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 6600 block of Madison McLean Drive, 07/25/15 at about 12:30 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the garage of the residence.

LARCENIES:

6600 block of Arlington Boulevard, property from residence.

1400 block of Balls Hill Road, cash from business.

6600 block of Madison McLean Drive, property from residence.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

6900 block of Elizabeth Drive, 2015 Ford Explorer.

MASON DISTRICT STATION

RECKLESS DISCHARGE, 4900 block of Leesburg Pike, 07/24/15 at about 6:10 p.m. A resident was cleaning his rifle and a round was discharged.

ROBBERY, 7800 block of Heritage Drive, 07/26/15, at about 1:15 a.m. The victim was walking and was approached by three men. The suspects assaulted the victim, took property and fled. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspects were described as black males wearing dark clothing. 

LARCENIES:

6500 block of Columbia Pike, jewelry from residence.

5900 block of Dawes Avenue, wallet from residence.

3100 block of Graydon Street, property from residence.

6100 block of Little River Turnpike, wallet from business.

3500 block of South Jefferson Street, merchandise from business. 

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

4000 block of Medford Drive, 2000 Honda CRV.

3200 block of Valley Lane, 2011 Ford Escape. 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

WEAPON DISCHARGE, 2100 block of Sugarloaf Court, 07/28/15, at about 12:43 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown man was firing a handgun into the air. The man was described as a white male with “slick” black hair. The man entered an SUV and fled. 

LARCENIES: 

1900 block of Crescent Park Drive, bicycles from residence.

1800 block of Fountain Drive, merchandise from business.

11700 block of Stratford House Place, bicycle from residence.

2900 block of Timber Wood Way, electronic equipment from vehicle. 

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

2200 block of Castle Rock Square, 1989 Cadillac Deville.

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES: 

5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business.

7400 block of Spring Village Drive, cash from residence. 

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION 

BURGLARY, 8200 block of Dabney Avenue, 07/25/15. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property. 

BURGLARY, 5300 block of Stonington Drive, 07/25/15 at about 3:00 p.m. A resident reported that someone entered the residence and took property.

VEHICLE TRESPASS, 8600 block of Forest Street, 07/26/15. A resident reported an unknown person entered two vehicles parked in the driveway of the residence. Nothing was taken.

VEHICLE TRESPASS, 4000 block of Wakefield Drive, 07/26/15. A resident reported an unknown person entered a vehicle parked in the driveway. Nothing was taken.

LARCENIES:

10800 block of Burr Oak Way, property from vehicle.

8200 block of Gunston Corner Lane, phone from business.

10700 block of Shingle Oak Court, property from vehicle.

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

GRAND LARCENY: 13700 block of Coppermine Road, 07/26/15 at about 9:09 p.m. The victim stated that someone entered a hotel room and took property. 

LARCENIES: 

13100 block of Misty Glen Lane, wallet from vehicle.

Support our Local Crime Solvers Program and Run With Your First Responders!

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This weekend on Saturday, August 1, at 8 a.m. the Board of Directors for Fairfax County Crime Solvers will host their third annual 5k Race Against Crime at the Fairfax County Government Center. This race is open to everyone and supports their non-profit program that works to aid law enforcement by providing a means for the public to report criminal information anonymously and protected under state law.

As part of the run, police officers, fire fighters and sheriffs deputies all compete against each other in the Public Safety Challenge. The winning team gets bragging rights and awards, as do the top runners in the race.

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This is a family event so come one, come all! Children will enjoy exploring the emergency vehicles and may visit the child fingerprinting station. McGruff the Crime Dog will be there too! There is a free kid run immediately following the 5k. Multiple food vendors will be on hand as well.

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is proud to have Investigation Discovery as their title sponsor. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Lieutenant Joe Kenda from the Investigation Discovery television show, “Homicide Hunter.”  He will emcee the race and be available for autographs and photos with the runners.

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Crime Solvers is in need of volunteers as well! If you are not able to run but would still like to be a part of this fun event, please visit their race website and register as a volunteer today. Otherwise, grab your friends and register to run alongside your first responders!

See you on Saturday morning!

The Daily Police Blotter for July 27, 2015 – Weekend Recap

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.

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY

Date Covered: 07/23/15 to 07/26/15

Total Calls for Service: 5,258

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 126

Total Emotionally Disturbed Persons Calls for Service: 39

ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT

CHECKPOINT, Richmond Highway/Mount Eagle Drive, 07/24/15. Officers conducted a DWI checkpoint for drunk drivers. Nine-hundred-sixty-nine vehicles passed through. Three drivers were charged with DWI and four summonses were issued.

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 6800 block of Colonel Taylor Lane, 07/26/15. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

BURGLARY, 13600 block of Forest Pond Ct., 07/25/15 at about 10:11 a.m. A resident reported an unknown male entered a home and took property. When a neighbor yelled at the suspect, he dropped a bag and fled. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s.

BURGLARY, 12500 block of White Drive, 07/24/15 at about 3:04 p.m. A resident reported that someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

5300 block of Blue Aster Circle, property from vehicle.

5600 block of Ox Road, phone from business.

14400 block of Rustling Leaves Lane, property from vehicle.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

13900 block of Braddock Road, 2013 Chrysler 300.

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

2900 block of Arlington Drive, merchandise from business.

5800 block of Cameron Run Terrace, license plate from vehicle.

8000 block of Candlewood Drive, purse from vehicle.

8400 block of Frye Road, merchandise from business.

7400 block of Mount Vernon Square Center, beverage from business.

7400 block of Mount Vernon Square Center, merchandise from business.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

2200 block of Mary Baldwin Drive, Jeep Cherokee.

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 7700 block of Leesburg Pike, 07/25/15 at about 3:39 p.m. The victim was playing in a school baseball field and was struck in the upper body with what appears to be a metal pellet. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

BURGLARY, 2100 block of Arrowleaf Drive, 07/24/15 at about 2:10 p.m. A resident reported that someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

1400 block of Balls Hill Road, merchandise from business.

1400 block of Chain Bridge Road, purse from business.

6200 block of Dunaway Court, license plate from vehicle.

8100 block of Gatehouse Road, purse from business.

8300 block of Georgetown Pike, wallet from school.

7600 block of Lee Highway, merchandise from business.

9400 block of Lee Highway, cash from residence.

8300 block of Leesburg Pike, wallet from business.

1200 block of Suffield Drive, cash from vehicle.

8100 block of Tysons Corner Center, property from vehicle.

MASON DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING WITH APPREHENSION, 4100 block of Wadsworth Court, 07/23/15 at about 1:25 p.m. The victim was in his apartment and saw the suspect walking out of one of the rooms to the residence. The suspect fled on foot and the victim called police. Responding officers located the suspect and arrested him. A 17 year-old male was charged with burglary and grand larceny.

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 3300 Woodburn Road, 07/24/15 at about 7:15 a.m. A woman was walking near the pool when a man exposed himself. The suspect was described as black, 20s, tall wearing gray shirt and pants.

ASSAULT BY MOB, 6000 Bellview Drive, 07/25/15 at about 9:05 p.m. The victim was walking through a parking lot and was approached by several individuals. The victim was assaulted and one of the suspects was located by responding officers. A 16 year-old male was charged with malicious wounding, assault by mob and possession of tobacco. The investigation continues. The victim incurred non-life-threatening injuries.

LARCENIES:

5100 block of Leesburg Pike, wallet from business.

6400 block of Lincolnia Road, beverage from business.

7600 block of Little River Turnpike, cash from business.

6500 block of Montrose Street, wallet and phone from vehicle.

3400 block of South Jefferson Street, merchandise from business.

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES: 

11900 block of Bowman Towne Drive, merchandise from business.

1700 block of Business Center Drive, cash from business.

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, bicycles from residence.

2100 block of Glencourse Lane, cash from vehicle.

1600 block of Valencia Way, jewelry from residence. 

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 6300 block of Demme Place, 07/26/15. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

BURGLARY, 8500 block of Terminal Road, 07/24/15. A business owner reported that someone entered a business and took cash. 

LARCENIES: 

Beulah Street/Clemaline Boulevard, merchandise from business.

5700 block of Governors Pond Circle, property from vehicle.

9800 block of Gunston Road, bicycle from residence.

7000 block of Manchester Boulevard, phone from business.

6800 block of Springfield Boulevard, laptop computer from vehicle.

6500 block of Springfield Mall, merchandise from business.

6500 block of Springfield Mall, phone from business.

6600 block of Springfield Mall, purse from vehicle. 

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

6700 block of Loisdale Road, 2015 Ford Fusion.

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 8200 Dabney Avenue, 0/25/15 at about 1:38 p.m. A resident reported a group of unknown men entered a vacant residence. Nothing appears to have been taken. 

LARCENIES:

4200 block of Americana Drive, property from vehicle.

6000 block of Burke Commons Road, purse from residence.

9500 block of Old Keene Mill Road, beverage from business.

9500 block of Old Keene Mill Road, merchandise from business.

6100 block of Rolling Road, property from residence.

6000 block of Talford Court, bicycles from residence.

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

6000 block of Talford Court, 1996 Jeep Cherokee. 

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

PEEPING, 5400 block of Sandy Point Lane, 07/24/15 at about 1:49 a.m. A resident saw a light shine into a window. When the resident looked out the window, a white male was seen looking in. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. 

BURGLARY, 13000 block of Harvest Place, 07/24/15 at about 8:16 a.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 5400 block of Hampton Forest Way, 07/24/15 at about 8:16 a.m. A resident reported and unknown person entered the residence through an unsecured garage door. Nothing was taken. 

LARCENIES: 

12000 block of Fair Oaks Shopping Center, cash from business.

11200 block of James Swart Circle, wallet from vehicle.

13700 block of Maple Sugar Lane, license plate from vehicle.

4200 block of Mozart Brigade Lane, equipment from vehicle.

13800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, merchandise from business. 

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

13300 block of Jasper Court, 1995 Toyota Corolla.