The Daily Blotter Weekend Recap December 14

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.




Dates Covered: 12/11/15 – 12/13/15

Total Calls for Service: 3,923

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 117

Total Mental Health Related Calls for Service: 46

Total Crash Calls for Service: 297


Mason District officers conducted DWI patrols. No arrests were made for DWI. Thirteen traffic summonses were issued, along with 14 warnings.

Officers assigned to the Operations Support Bureau conducted grant funded DWI patrols. Three arrests were made for DWI and 36 traffic summonses were issued.



13500 block of Ann Grisby Circle, laptop from vehicle


ARMED ROBBERY: 3600 block of Robert E. Lee Pl. 12/14/15, 12:15 a.m. A 53-year-old man was seated in his car when he was approached by two men; one displayed a handgun, the other a knife. The suspects threatened the victim and demanded money. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and was not injured. The suspects fled on foot toward Richmond Highway. A K9 team and the police helicopter assisted in the search, but the suspects were not located. Both suspects were described as being black, in their mid-20s. They were both about 5 feet 5 inches tall and 120 to 160 pounds. They were both wearing all black clothing.

ROBBERY/SHOT PERSON: 7900 block of Richmond Hwy. 12/13/15, 5:23 p.m. Officers responded to the Walmart parking lot for the report of a robbery and shooting. The initial investigation suggests that at least some of the parties involved knew each and that they had a pre-arranged meeting; the purpose of which remains unclear at this time. At some point during the meeting, one subject produced a handgun and announced a robbery. Involved parties fled in all directions. One 19-year-old male was shot in the back. He was flown to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation continues.

ROBBERY: 4100 block of Melon St. 12/13/15, 8:30 p.m. A 20-year-old female had just made a pizza delivery and was walking back to her car when she was approached by an unknown man. The suspect pushed the victim’s head against her car and demanded money. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and sustained minor injuries. The suspect fled toward the Washington Square apartments. A K9 team and the police helicopter responded. The suspect was described as mixed race, about 6 feet tall with a thin to medium build. He was wearing a baggy jacket with buttons on the sleeves, baggy pants and tennis shoes.

BURGLARY: 8400 block of Madge Ln. 12/11/15, 6:06 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.


3100 block of Furman Lane, laptop from vehicle

2500 block of Parkers Lane, phone from residence

6300 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

6300 block of Richmond Highway, phone from business

8200 block of Richmond Highway, cash from business

5700 block of Village Green Drive, property from residence


6700 block of Richmond Highway, 2000 Honda Accord


ASSAULT ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: Pimmit Dr. /Idyl Ln. 12/13/15, 9:25 p.m. Patrol officers noticed suspicious activity in and around a pull-behind travel trailer, parked along the side of the road. During the investigation a strong odor of burning marijuana was detected, coming from inside the trailer. Officers asked the occupants to step out and they refused, so the officers made lawful entry into the trailer where they encountered three people. Two of the occupants were cooperative. The third, 24-year-old, Andrew Hoepfl, of Falls Church, allegedly punched and kicked one of the officers several times. The electronic Control Weapon was deployed and Hoepfl was subdued. He was transported to the Adult Detention Center and charged with assault on a law enforcement officer and possession of marijuana. Narcotic related evidence was seized from the trailer. The other two occupants were released on criminal summonses, charging them with possession of marijuana.

Andrew Hoepfl

121415 Andrew Hoepfl


BURGLARY: 6500 block of Heather Brook Ct. 12/13/15, 5:48 a.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

BURGLARY: 6500 block of Bellamine Ct. 12/13/15, 7 a.m. A resident reported that someone entered the residence and took property.


2800 block of Annandale Road, packages from residence

1400 block of Balls Hill Road, property from vehicle

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, sunglasses from business

9400 block of Lee Highway, ladder from business

700 block of Ridge Drive, clothing from vehicle


ROBBERY/MALICIOUS WOUNDING/ARREST: 3300 block of Glen Carlyn Dr. 12/12/15, 11:53 p.m. A 22-year-old man was walking across Culmore Shopping Center when he was approached by another man who demanded money from him. The victim told the suspect he had no money and the suspect allegedly assaulted the victim and then fled. The victim followed and alerted security. Both parties were still on scene when officers arrived. The suspect, Fredi M. Gomez, 20, of Knollwood Dr. was arrested and charged with attempted robbery and malicious wounding. The victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

No arrest photograph was available at the time of this posting.


6100 block of Arlington Boulevard, phone from residence

6200 block of Arlington Boulevard, liquor from business

6100 block of Knowllwood Drive, jacket and phone from business

3100 block of Manor Road, jewelry and cash from residence

3400 block of South Jefferson Street, purse from business

3500 block of South Jefferson Street, purse from business


 6000 block of Bellview Drive, 1998 Honda Accord

3400 block of Carlin Springs Road, 2008 Mazda Six

4900 block of Cherokee Avenue, 2003 Landrover Discovery


ASSAULT ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: 2400 block of Centreville Rd. 12/12/15, 1:50 a.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of Breakers Billiards for the report of a disorderly crowd of approximately 25 people. As officers arrived, the crowd dispersed, with one exception; 30-year-old, Denetra Antwanette Bryant of Reston, approached and struck an officer. She was arrested and charged with being drunk in public and assaulting a law enforcement officer.

Denetra Bryant

121415 Denetra Bryant


BURGLARY: 12000 block of Newport Rd. 12/11/15, 5:56 p.m. Resident reported that someone entered their garage and removed items from their car.

BURGLARY: 11500 block of Sunrise Valley Dr. 12/12/15, 5:53 a.m. Someone entered the Sonabank but an employee reported that nothing appeared to have been taken.


1700 block of Business Center Drive, cash from residence

2400 block of Centreville Road, bicycle from business

5600 block of Heming Avenue, purse from vehicle

1100 block of Hobnail Court, jewelry from residence

10500 block of Hunter Station Road, wallet from vehicle

5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business

1400 block of Kingstream Drive, property from residence

11700 block of North Shore Drive, debit cards from vehicle


1800 block of Ivy Oak Square, 2003 Honda Civic


STRONG ARM ROBBERY: Lorton Rd/Richmond Hwy. 12/12/15, 10:56 p.m. A 25-year-old man was walking away from the 7-11 near Lorton Road when he was approached from behind by two men. The men knocked the victim to the ground, rummaged through his pockets and fled with an unknown amount of cash. The victim self-reported to a local hospital for minor injuries. The suspects were described as black, in their mid-20s. One was 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 9 inches tall and 130 to 150 pounds. He had black, shoulder length dreadlocks. He was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt, black pants and blue sneakers. The second suspect was 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet one inch tall and 150 to 170 pounds. He had short, wavy black hair. He was wearing a black jacket, black pants and blue sneakers.


 4700 block of Franconia Road, purse from vehicle

6300 block of Pioneer Drive, bicycle from residence

6500 block of Springfield Mall, merchandise from business


UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 8500 block of Oakford Dr. 12/13/15, 3:03 p.m. A resident reported seeing someone in their garage. They yelled out to the subject to get out and he did. Nothing was taken. The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-teens, wearing a blue jacket and dark colored pants. He was carrying a backpack.


5300 block of Guinea Road, property from residence

7600 block of McWhorter Place, cash from residence



 5400 block of Ashleigh Road, laptop from vehicle

13000 block of Fair Lakes Shopping Center, merchandise from business

3800 block of Grand Junction Court, wallet from business

12300 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, phone from business