The Daily Blotter January 11, 2016


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.


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Dates Covered: 1/8/16 – 1/10/16

Total Calls for Service: 3,343

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 104

Total Mental Health Related Calls for Service: 56

Total Crash Calls for Service: 322



14100 block of Saint Germain Drive, phone from residence

5000 block of Veronica Road, tires and wheels from vehicle



6800 block of Richmond Highway, wallet from residence

7600 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

7500 block of Snowpea Court, property from residence

6300 block of South Kings Highway, liquor from business



1600 block of Anderson Road, beer from business

7200 block of Arlington Boulevard, beer from business

7600 block of Fisher Drive, phone from residence

7400 block of Lee Highway, beer from business

6500 block of Orland Street, cash from residence


ROBBERY: 7300 block of Parkwood Ct. 1/8/18, 10:34 p.m. A 22-year-old man reported that he was sitting on the front steps of his apartment building, smoking a cigarette, when he was approached by four Hispanic men in their 20s. The men allegedly started beating the victim and eventually took his cell phone and wallet. The victim was not able to provide any further suspect descriptions. He was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

ROBBERY: 5800 block of Seminary Rd. 1/10/16, 8:17 p.m. Two men were walking through a parking lot when they were approached by a man who displayed a handgun and demanded money. When the victims hesitated, the suspect allegedly fired one round toward the ground. The victim’s then handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and were not injured. The suspect fled on foot, southbound, along Seminary Road. He was described as black, in his late 30s; 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall, with a skinny build. He had a dark brown complexion. He was wearing dark clothing and a dark, beanie style hat.


6100 block of Arlington Boulevard, merchandise from business

6100 block of Arlington Boulevard, purse from business

6100 block of Arlington Boulevard, wallet from business

3300 block of Freedom Place, tires from vehicle

6000 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

6100 block of Leesburg Pike, tires from vehicle

6200 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

6200 block of Little River Turnpike, wallet from business

5700 block of Seminary Road, wallet from residence


ASSAULT/DISORDERLY CONDUCT/ANIMAL CRUELTY: 10600 block of Runaway Ln. 1/9/16, 8:19 a.m. An adult male, believed to be experiencing emotional distress, approached a couple and their children as they were attempting to get into their car. The suspect, while yelling obscenities, allegedly assaulted the husband and the family’s dog, and verbally threatened the wife. Responding officers witnessed some of the erratic behavior and took the suspect into custody immediately. He was charged with assault and battery, disorderly conduct, and animal cruelty. He will undergo a psychological evaluation on 1/11/16. His identity is being withheld due to the sensitive nature of this case. There were no injuries.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 1100 block of Amanda Dr. 1/8/16, 8:06 p.m. A resident reported that an unidentified female entered the residence through an unlocked door. She spoke briefly to the resident and then left without taking anything. She was described as white, about 30 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and around 130 pounds. She had short, straight, reddish-blonde hair. She was wearing a black dress, a black coat and black heels. She was carrying a black purse.


 1800 block of Explorer, credit card from business

2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, clothing from business


ROBBERY: 8000 block of Samuel Wallis St. 1/8/16, 4:59 p.m. Three men arranged to meet a fourth through Craig’s List, to purchase a cell phone. As the transaction was under way, a man approached the group, displayed a handgun and took cell phones, wallets and cash from all three victims. There were no injuries. The suspect fled on foot toward Hagel Circle and was seen entering what was believed to be a black Nissan Altima. The suspect was described as black, 19-21 years old, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall and around 145 pounds. He was wearing all black clothing.

ROBBERY: 6900 block of Ridgeway Dr. 1/9/16, 2 a.m. Two 19-year-old men were entering their vehicle when they were approached by two other men; both of whom displayed guns and demanded money. The victims handed over clothing and a cell phone and were not injured. The suspects fled in a dark colored SUV. The suspects were described as black, in their late teens to early 20s. They were 5 feet, 8 to 5 feet, 10 inches tall, skinny and wearing dark clothing.

BURGLARY: 7500 block of Essex Ave. 1/8/16, 9:37 p.m. A resident reported that someone entered the residence and took property.


 6000 block of Chicory Plaza, phone from residence

6300 block of Springfield Plaza, jewelry from residence


ELUDING/ASSAULT: Center St. /Rolling Rd. 1/8/16, 5:10 p.m. An officer observed a car traveling down the middle of the road, with the driver hanging partially out the window. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but it sped away.  It was located a short time later; unoccupied. During the subsequent investigation, it was discovered that the driver/suspect, bailed out of the vehicle and allegedly assaulted an employee of a retail store in the area, while attempting to elude the police. The suspect was eventually identified as Adrian Wright, 18, of Springfield. He was charged with felony eluding and simple assault. The victim of the assault did not require medical attention.


5000 block of Sideburn Road, phone from residence



 2500 block of Chain Bridge Road, personal documents from residence

3000 block of Franklin Corner Lane, phone and credit cards from residence

11100 block of Lee Highway, merchandise from business

4000 block of Majestic Lane, wallet from business


ANIMAL CRUELTY: 10900 block of Harper’s Square Ct. Reston. 1/9/16, 6:10 p.m. A resident reported that one of their cats was found with a metal projectile, described as a dart, in one eye. The cat was immediately taken for medical treatment. There is no specific suspect information at this time. The public is strongly encouraged to call the police department with any information regarding this case.

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