Daily Blotter, Holiday Weekend Recap, November 30, 2015

image1 Drinking and driving; it’s not worth it!

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.


The police department’s records management system is undergoing a major upgrade. This will prohibit some incidents and information from being included in the Daily Blotter until the upgrade is complete; this includes some arrest information. Every attempt will be made to include as much important, timely and relevant information as possible.


Dates Covered: 11/25/15 to 11/29/15

Total Calls for Service: 5,506

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 191

Total Mental Health Related Calls for Service: 88

Total Crash Calls for Service: 398


Grant funded DWI patrols throughout the county on Wednesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. until Thursday, November 26 at 4 a.m. resulted in three arrests for DWI, one arrest for possession of marijuana and 26 traffic summonses.

DWI patrols in the Mount Vernon District on Friday, November 27 at 8 p.m. until Saturday, November 28 at 4 a.m. resulted in one arrest for DWI, 19 warning tickets and 10 traffic summonses.



4500 block of Gaston Street, wallet from residence


13900 block of Baton Rouge Court, 2006 Suzuki motorcycle


ROBBERY/ARREST: 6200 block of Richmond Hwy., 11/25/15, 11:05 p.m. A 61-year-old man reported that a man approached him in the McDonald’s parking lot and assaulted him. The suspect took the victim’s i/Phone and fled on foot. The police helicopter and a K9 team responded. They located the suspect hiding in a wooded area adjacent to McDonald’s. Charles Finley, 41, of no fixed address was arrested and charged with grand larceny and malicious wounding. The victim was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

ROBBERY/MALICIOUS WOUNDING: 6300 block of S. Kings Hwy. 11/26/15, 3:30 a.m. A 32-year-old man reported that a man approached him as he sat in his car. The man broke out the driver’s window, cut the victim with an unknown edged weapon and demanded money. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled on foot. He was described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.


9100 block of Belvoir Court, batteries from business

9300 block of Brambly Lane, purse from business

7900 block of Fort Hunt Road, merchandise from business

3400 block of Holly Hill Road, phone from residence

2000 block of Huntington Avenue, hubcap from vehicle

2500 block of Parkers Lane, license plates from vehicle

2500 block of Parkers Lane, tires from vehicle

6400 block of Richmond Highway, license plate from vehicle

7700 block of Richmond Highway, wallet from business

8700 block of Thomas J. Stockton Parkway, fire pit from business


3800 block of Havenwood Place, 2000 Toyota Corolla



1400 block of Balls Hill Road, phone from business

8300 block of Bernane Forest Court, mail from business

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise from business

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, phone case from residence

2000 block of International Drive, merchandise from business

2000 block of International Drive, wallet from residence

8100 block of Lee Highway, merchandise from business

8100 block of Leesburg Pike, wallet from residence

8600 block of Leesburg Pike, phone from business

8000 block of Tysons Corner, phone from business


8200 block of Greensboro Drive, 2012 Ford Fusion

1800 block of Somerville Drive, Ford E350


VEHICLE PURSUIT/HIT AND RUN/STOLEN AUTO/ARREST: Annandale Rd/Gallows Rd. 11/27/15, 5:58 p.m. A lookout was broadcast to Fairfax County officers regarding an armed robbery that had just been committed in the City of Fairfax. Fairfax County officers located the suspect vehicle and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle fled and a pursuit began. The suspect vehicle crashed and its occupants were apprehended. The police helicopter and K9 assisted in the apprehension. Fairfax City Police charged the suspects; all from Washington, D.C., with robbery. Additional charges are pending further investigation. Several minor injuries were reported.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 6500 block of Arlington Boulevard, 11/29/15, 12:23 p.m. A 52-year-old man, the cashier at the Shell gas station, reported that a man came into the office, produced a handgun and demanded money. An undisclosed amount of cash was handed over and the victim was not injured. The suspect fled on foot. He was described as white, 25-30 years old, with an average build, with a beard. He was wearing a dark baseball cap and a gray shirt.


4800 block of Beauregard Street, merchandise from business

5800 block of Crossroads Center, purse from business

3700 block of Fenton Drive, credit cards and cash from vehicle

4900 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

6100 block of Little River Turnpike, purse from business

5700 block of Seminary Road, wallet from business

8200 block of Willow Oaks Corporation Drive, clothing from residence

2900 block of Willston Place, backpack and wallet from vehicle


 5100 block of Leesburg Pike, Hyundai Elantra

3400 block of Spring Lane, Mazda 6

6400 block of Wingate Street, 2010 Nissan

3700 block of Woodland Circle, 2005 Dodge van


Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Reston

GRAND LARCENY/ARREST: 1800 block of Fountain Dr. 11/27/15, 6:41 p.m. Officers assigned to the (RATT) Retail Anti-theft Team, observed three people acting in a suspicious manner; making multiple trips into and out of the Best Buy, and to a rental vehicle in the parking lot. The subsequent investigation produced/recovered more than $10,000 in stolen merchandise from Best Buy and Walmart. The three suspects from the Baltimore-area, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit larceny, grand larceny, grand larceny with intent to sell, and possession of burglarious tools.

BURGLARY WITH APPREHENSION: 11700 block of Bowman Green Dr. 11/29/15, 10:43 p.m. Officers, including K9, responded to a commercial burglar alarm and set up a perimeter while (DPSC), The Department of Public Safety Communications, stayed in communication with the alarm company. When the suspect exited the business, officers challenged him. He complied with commands and was taken into custody without incident or injury. He was charged with burglary.


 1400 block of Church Hill Place, wallet from vehicle

2300 block of Colts Neck Road, phone from residence

2300 block of Hunters Square Court, bicycle from residence

11900 block of Market Street, phone from business

1000 block of Murphy Drive, generator from residence

11900 block of Winterhur Lane, bicycle from business


LARCENY BY FALSE PRETENSE/ARREST: Target, 6600 Springfield Mall, 11/25/15, 6:17. Target Loss Prevention notified our (CATT) Christmas Anti-Theft Team of a possible fraudulent coupon scheme in progress. CATT members responded, surveilled the four suspects and took them into custody. The suspects; all from the Chicago area, were charged with larceny by false pretense. Their vehicle, a 2011 Chrysler minivan, was seized.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE/ARREST: Virginia Hills Ave. and Tyne St. 11/27/15, 1:34 a.m. While in flight for another call for service, the crew of Fairfax 1 (the police helicopter), observed two suspects making what they believed to be a hand-to-hand drug transaction. They directed ground patrol units to the area and the suspects were located. The subsequent investigation revealed an undisclosed quantity of marijuana and cash. The suspects were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Their identities have been intentionally withheld pending further investigation.

ARMED ROBBERY: 7400 block of Pohick Rd., 11/28/15, 6:36 p.m. A 50-year-old man reported that he was approached from behind, by a man who pushed a gun in his back and demanded money. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and was not injured. The suspect fled on foot toward Richmond Highway. The suspect was described as a black male, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a skinny build. He was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt, black pants, gloves and a mask covering his face.


 6500 block of China Grove Court, purse from vehicle

6100 block of Franconia Road, phone from residence

7800 block of Heneska Loop, bag from business

5700 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, property from residence

5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business

6000 block of Kingstowne Village Parkway, merchandise from business

4500 block of Ravensworth Road, work equipment from business

6600 block of Rock Island Road, wallet from vehicle


Cruisers Struck During Morning Pursuit


7400 block of Adams Park Court, wallet from residence

8100 block of Braddock Road, wallets from residence

4300 block of Ivymount Court, money from residence

8000 block of Lady Lewis Court, cash from vehicle

7900 block of Larrick Court, sunglasses from vehicle

8400 block of Old Keene Mill Road, wallet from business

7500 block of Park Lane, purse from business

7500 block of Reservation Drive, wallet from vehicle


10600 block of Braddock Road, 2012 Ford XLT SUV

8000 block of Northumberland Road, 2009 Toyota Corolla

6500 block of Overleigh Lane, 2012 Honda

7700 block of Tanner Robert Court, 2000 Lexus

6400 block of Wilcox Court, 2000 Yamaha Blaster ATV



 12200 block of Fairfax Towne Center, merchandise from business

12900 block of Fair Lakes Shopping Center, shoes from business

11800 block of Fair Oaks Shopping Center, merchandise from business

13000 block of Fair Lakes Shopping Center, merchandise from business

12900 block of Misty Court, phone from residence

9900 block of Oak Plank Court, jewelry from residence