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.
WEEKEND CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Dates Covered: 1/15/16 – 1/18/16
Total Calls for Service: 4,564
Total Mental Health Related Calls for Service: 82
Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 119
Total Crash Calls for Service: 398
DEATH/ TRAFFIC RELATED INCIDENT: 5200 block of Sully Rd. 1/18/16, 9:59 a.m.
A 54-year-old man died in a vehicle on Route 28 yesterday. Police are not yet clear on the cause of death. Brian C. Sherwood of Front Royal was driving a 2014 Hyundai Sonata when he was seen veering off of Sully Road near Westfields Boulevard. His car struck a guardrail and came to rest on the shoulder of the roadway. Fellow motorists reported the incident to police and one attempted to provide CPR prior to the arrival of rescue personnel. The patient was transported to Inova Fair Oaks Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. While the cause of death is not known, it is believed it is likely medical in nature. Cause and manner will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
6100 block of Gothwaite Drive, tools from residence
6900 block of Hovingham Court, electronic device from vehicle
13300 block of Lee Highway, liquor from business
6300 block of Multiplex Drive, electronic device from business
14500 block of Skipton Court, laptop computer from vehicle
5600 block of Stone Road, purse from residence
13400 block of Stream Valley Drive, jewelry from residence
13800 block of Wakley Court, liquor from vehicle
3400 block of Clayborne Avenue, wallet from residence
7200 block of Fairchild Drive, wallet from residence
7400 block of Mount Vernon Square, merchandise from business
6300 block of Richmond Highway, items from business
7800 block of Richmond Highway, bicycle from residence
7800 block of Richmond Highway, money from business
1600 block of H Street, 2007 Nissan Altima
ROBBERY: 2800 block of Graham Rd. 1/15/16, 4:30 p.m. A 15-year-old boy was walking home when he was approached by an unknown female. She produced a handgun and demanded money and property. The victim handed over his cell phone, wallet and an undisclosed amount of cash and he was not injured. The suspect was described as a light-skinned black female, around 5 feet 6 inches tall, with an average build. She had dark hair and “buck teeth.” She was wearing all black.
ROBBERY: 6300 block of Arlington Blvd. 1/15/16, 9:30 p.m. A 72-year-old man was walking from a grocery store to his car when he was approached by another man who displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and was not injured. The victim fled on foot. He was described as Middle Eastern, 25-30 years old, wearing a gray, hooded jacket.
BURGLARY: 7300 block of Poplar Ct. 1/15/16, 1:27 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.
2000 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise from business
2900 block of Cedar Lane, phone from business
800 block of Dolley Madison Boulevard, property from residence
8100 block of Fletcher Street wallet from business
8200 block of Glass Ally, wallet and driver’s license from business
2000 block of Meadow Springs Drive wallet from residence
1800 block of Old Meadow Road, phone from business
BLOG POST: UPDATE: Death Investigation
COMMERCIAL ARMED ROBBERY: 6300 block of Little River Turnpike. 1/17/16, 12:17 a.m. A man entered the lobby of the Pizza Bolis, displayed a handgun and demanded money. An undisclosed amount of cash was handed over and there were no injuries. The suspect was described as black, about 6 feet tall, with a thin build. He was wearing all black clothing; including a puffy jacket and a mask.
6500 block of Columbia Pike, property from vehicle
5800 block of Crossroads Center, wallet from business
3300 block of Gallows Road, merchandise from business
5100 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business
5100 block of Leesburg Pike, money and clothing from business
3400 block of Silver Maple Place, license plate from vehicle
3400 block of South Jefferson Street, merchandise from business
BURGLARY/STOLEN AUTO WITH APPREHENSION: 10700 Cross School Rd. 1/16/16, 8:18 p.m. A resident reported that he had been away from his home all day and upon his return, discovered that his car was missing from his garage. In addition, he discovered that a door to the home had been forced open and property was missing. While officers were on the scene, the victim’s car returned to Cross School Rd. The officers stopped the car and took the occupants into custody. The investigation is ongoing.
1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, property from vehicle
2400 block of Centreville Road, wallet and cash from residence
2400 block of Dakota Lakes Drive, property from vehicle
11900 block of Market Street, merchandise from business
1400 block of North Point Village Center, property from residence
1600 block of Reston Parkway, merchandise from business
ROBBERY: 6900 block of Highland St. 1/16/16, 9:37 p.m. A 35-year-old man, driving a taxi-cab, was dispatched to an address on Highland Street. A man flagged him down and asked for help loading a bag into the trunk of the cab. When the driver exited the cab to assist, two other men came out of the bushes; one displayed a handgun, and they demanded money from the cab driver. The victim refused to cooperate and was subsequently assaulted. The suspects took the victim’s car keys and his wallet, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash. The victim did not require medical attention. The suspects fled on foot. All three were described as teenagers; two Hispanic and one black. All were wearing black clothing.
BURGLARY: 6500 block of Backlick Rd. 1/17/16, 8:55 a.m. A complainant reported that someone entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of cash.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 7300 block of Gene St. 1/15/16, 4:15 p.m. A resident reported someone entered an unoccupied residence. Unknown if anything was taken.
6600 block of Backlick Road, merchandise from business
6100 block of Brandon Avenue, laptop charger from residence
7000 block of Brocton Court, license plates from vehicle
6500 block of Edsall Road, merchandise from business
6100 block of Franconia Road, purse from business
5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business
5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, wallet from business
7500 block of Long Pine Drive, jewelry from residence
5500 block of Industrial Drive, 2015 Chrysler 200
ARREST/CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ON SCHOOL PROPERTY: 4700 block of Medford Drive, 01/15/16, 9 a.m. A man was arrested at Annandale High School after the school’s Visitor Management System (VMS) alerted staff he could be a registered sex offender. The man was at the school to speak to staff about his child’s enrollment. All visitors are required to check-in using the school’s VMS, which checks them against the National Sex Offender Registry. An investigation determined he was a convicted sex offender. He was taken into custody and transported to the jail. Larry Lucas, 63, of Alexandria, was charged in violation of 18.2-370.5, which states any subject who is a convicted sexual offender is prohibited from entering upon school property.
COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 6400 block of Shiplett Blvd. 1/18/16, 8:06 p.m. A man entered the Cedar Café, displayed a handgun and demanded money. An undisclosed amount of money was handed over and there were no injuries. The suspect fled on foot. He was described as black, 35-45 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and around 150 pounds; wearing a blue jacket.
BURGLARY: 7700 block of Donnybrook Ct. 1/17/16, 9:04 p.m. A resident reported that someone entered the residence and took cash and property.
5700 block of Burke Centre Parkway, jewelry from residence
4700 block of Commons Drive, wallet from vehicle
8300 block of Old Keene Mill Road, money from business
8300 block of Old Keene Mill Road, wallet from business
9500 block of Old Keene Mill Road, cash from vehicle
8900 block of Village Shops Drive, merchandise from business
11000 block of Blue Roan Road, wallet from vehicle
9500 block of Canonbury Square, laptop computers from vehicle
10000 block of Clearfield Avenue, property from residence
12500 block of Fair Lakes Circle, merchandise from business
12200 block of Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, cash and merchandise from business
13300 block of Franklin Farm Road, merchandise from business
12100 block of Monument Drive, money from residence
2900 block of Trousseau Lane, watch from residence