The Daily Blotter December 9, 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.


There will be no Citizens Advisory Committee meeting at the Sully District Station today. Check for January’s meeting; date not yet decided upon.



Date Covered: 12/08/15

Total Calls for Service: 1,398

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 31

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 18

Total Crash Calls for Service: 115


STRONG-ARM ROBBERY: 5900 block of Fort Dr. 12/08/15, 5:19 a.m. The victim, a 44-year-old cab driver from Fairfax, picked up a fare in Leesburg and drove him to the McDonalds on Fort Drive in Centreville. The fare, a Middle Eastern male, appeared to be intoxicated and refused to pay for the trip. He then allegedly assaulted the victim and took his cell phone. The suspect fled on foot toward the Centrewood Plaza Shopping Center. The victim sustained minor injuries but did not require medical transport. The suspect was further described as about 25 years old, approximately 6 feet tall, with a thin build and a beard. He was wearing a “beanie”, a red, hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants and boots.

SUSPICIOUS EVENT: Sully Park Dr. / Westfield’s Blvd. 12/08/15, 3:30 p.m. A 13-year-old girl was walking on the sidewalk when she was approached by a black male on a bicycle. As the suspect rode by, he reached out and touched the victim on her buttocks. He circled back and attempted to engage the victim in conversation but when she lifted her cell phone to take his photograph, the suspect fled. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as being in his early 20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a mustache. He was wearing some sort of hat.



3900 block of Stonebridge Road, property stolen from business

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

900 block of Dalebrook Drive, property stolen from vehicle



9100 block of Barrick Street, license plate stolen from vehicle

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise stolen from business

7700 block of Random Run Lane, package stolen from residence



3400 block of South Jefferson Street, property stolen from business

3400 block of Spring Lane, moped stolen from residence


Fugitives Arrested & Charged after Neighborhood Chase in Reston area

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA/USE OF FORCE: 1500 block of North Village Rd. 12/08/15, 10:57 p.m. An officer made a traffic stop for an expired license plate and no state inspection. As the officer approached the car on foot, she detected a strong smell of burning marijuana. She asked the driver to step out of the vehicle and when he did, the driver locked the door and put the car keys in his pocket and became uncooperative and belligerent with the officer. Backup officers arrived and attempted to take the suspect into custody for obstruction of justice, but he physically resisted. One officer deployed the (ECW) Electronic Control Weapon in “Drive Stun” mode to gain compliance. The suspect was then arrested without further incident. There were no injuries. The vehicle was searched incident to the arrest and suspected marijuana and cocaine was seized from the vehicle and from the suspect’s person. The suspect, Ty Connor Allen, 27, of Reston, was transported to the Adult Detention Center and charged with obstruction of justice, possession of marijuana, and possessing a chemical unlawfully received. No current arrest photograph was available at the time of this posting.

LARCENY/FOOT PURSUIT/USE OF FORCE: 12100 block of Sunset Hills Rd. 12/09/15, 12:12 a.m. Officers responded to the Target Store in Reston for the report of two intoxicated subjects inside the store after closing. Both subjects were walking out of the store as officers arrived. Store employees advised that the suspects had left the store with merchandise they had not paid for. Officers gave commands to the suspects to stop, but they disregarded those commands and fled across the parking lot, into a wooded area adjacent to the store. Officers gave chase and apprehended one suspect without incident. The second suspect again failed to obey lawful commands from the officers and the (ECW) Electronic Control Weapon was deployed; resulting in compliance by the second suspect. Larrell Lansdowne, 32, of Freetown Court in Reston, was charged with grand larceny and being drunk in public. Shannon Jimenez, 33, of Greywing Square in Reston, was charged with petit larceny and being drunk in public. There were no injuries to the officers or to the arrestees. No arrestee photographs were available at the time of this posting.


TRAFFIC PURSUIT/ARREST: Backlick Rd/Hechinger Dr. 12/09/15, 12:02 a.m. An officer observed a vehicle with expired license plates and defective equipment. He attempted to stop the vehicle but it fled and a pursuit was initiated. The suspect vehicle struck a mailbox and a trash can before attempting to ram a police cruiser. The pursuit continued until the suspect vehicle struck a curb on the ramp from I395 to Duke Street, causing a flat tire. The suspect vehicle pulled into the parking lot of Landmark Mall and the driver and passenger bailed out and attempted to flee on foot. They were apprehended a short distance away. There were no injuries. Jamal Herbert, 29, of Washington, D.C. was charged with DWI, speed to elude, driving on a suspended license, and assault on a law enforcement officer. The passenger was released at the scene.

Jamal Herbert

120915 Jamal Herbert


ARMED ROBBERY: 7400 block of Lone Star Ct. 12/08/15, 11:16 p.m. The victim was parking her car when a man approached her from behind, produced a handgun and demanded money. The victim told the suspect that she had no money and he fled on foot. He was described as being black, 20-25 years old, 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 8 inches tall, 140 to 150 pounds, wearing all black clothing.


 6900 block of Bradlick Shopping Center, merchandise stolen from business

6600 block of Loisdale Road, property stolen from vehicle

5100 block of Franconia Road, merchandise stolen from business

5600 block of Bloomfield Drive, property stolen from residence

5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise stolen from business

6100 block of Franconia Road, property stolen from business



8700 block of Middleford Drive, property stolen from business

5700 block of Burke Centre Parkway, merchandise stolen from business

7900 block of Heritage Drive, property stolen from park



 2400 block of Centreville Road, property stolen from business


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