Attempted Abduction in the Springfield Area

Police are investigating a reported attempted abduction in the Springfield area. On Friday, April 24, around 3:15 p.m., a man approached a juvenile male in front of the main entrance of the Ravensworth Elementary School, located in the 5400 block of Nutting Drive.
 
The suspect grabbed the victim from behind and attempted to lure him away from the front of the school. The victim resisted and was able to free himself from the suspect. The victim did not require medical attention.
 
The suspect left the area and was described as a white male, 20 to 30 years of age, about 6 feet tall, between 225 to 250 pounds, blonde hair, and wearing a black long sleeve shirt and blue jeans.  
 
Anyone with information is asked to call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637.

UPDATE: Man Charged in Reston Shooting

Detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting incident in Reston that occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 23. Police identified the individuals in yesterday’s shooting at a home in Reston as Stephen Thompson (29) and his wife (33). Preliminarily, detectives believe that there was an argument prior to the shooting. The husband is believed to have shot his wife and then himself.

Presently, the victim remains in life-threatening condition in the hospital.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for Stephen Thompson, charging him with malicious wounding and served it at the hospital. He remains in the hospital in non life-threatening condition.

Two Shot in Domestic Incident in Reston (April 23)

Police were called to a report of a shot person at a home in the 2300 block of Branleigh Park Court at around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23.

Police found a man and a woman, both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, in the home. Both were transported to local hospital where they are both in life-threatening condition.

Based on the investigation, detectives believe that the incident is domestic in nature, the shooting was contained within the home, and that there is no public safety threat to the community.

The man and woman are in their 30’s and lived in the home together.

It is under investigation as to which of the individuals perpetrated the incident. Detectives remain on scene; charges are pending further investigation.

The Daily Police Blotter for April 24, 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.

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

5900 block of Centreville Crest Lane, merchandise from business.

5300 block of Chandley Farm Circle, property from residence.

5600 block of Pickwick Road, merchandise from business.

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

ROBBERY, 6600 block of Tower Drive, 04/23/15, 6:00 p.m. The victim was walking and was approached by two men. The suspects assaulted the victim, took property and fled. The victim incurred non-life-threatening injuries but did not require medical attention. The first suspect was described as Hispanic, 20s, about 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, short hair, beard, approximately 220 pounds, wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and black and white sneakers. The second suspects was described as Hispanic, early 20s, approximately 170 pounds, wearing a black tank top, blue jeans and sneakers. 

LARCENIES:

5900 block of Williamsburg Road, package from residence.

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise from business.

8000 block of Tysons Corner Center, merchandise from business.

MASON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

3500 block of Carlin Springs Road, wallets from business.

5100 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business.

6500 block of Little River Turnpike, merchandise from business.

5500 block of Seminary Road, equipment from vehicle.

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 10800 block of Oldfield Drive, 04/23/15, 3:00 p.m. A resident reported an unknown woman walked into the home through an unsecured door. The woman left immediately when she saw someone in the residence. Nothing was taken. 

LARCENIES: 

600 block of Dranesville Road, phone from school.

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES: 

6500 block of Byron Avenue, purse from vehicle.

9400 block of Lorton Market Street, merchandise from business.

6500 block of Springfield Mall, merchandise from business.

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

7200 block of Burton Hill Court, property from vehicle.

7200 block of Olde Lantern Way, wallet from vehicle. 

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY, 3300 block of Willow Crescent Drive, 04/22/15. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property. 

LARCENIES: 

12000 block of Greenway Court, wallet from vehicle.

2600 block of Oakton Glen Drive, property from residence.

Help us Find this Stolen 1970 Ford Bronco

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Police need your help tracking a stolen red 1970 Ford Bronco.

With few of these vehicles still on the road, detectives believe the public may easily recognize the vehicle and be able to assist with the investigation.

The Bronco 5 speed (aftermarket) was stolen from a repair garage lot at 14067 Willard Road at around 11 p.m. on April 19.

The license plate is Washington State JW-9564.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Bronowicz of the Auto Theft Unit at 703-246-7800.

Two Shot in Domestic Incident in Reston

Police were called to a report of a shot person at a home in the 2300 block of Branleigh Park Court at around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23.

Police found a man and a woman, both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, in the home. Both were transported to local hospital where they are both in life-threatening condition.

Based on the investigation, detectives believe that the incident is domestic in nature, the shooting was contained within the home, and that there is no public safety threat to the community.

The man and woman are in their 30’s and lived in the home together.

It is under investigation as to which of the individuals perpetrated the incident. Detectives remain on scene; charges are pending further investigation.