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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CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Date Covered: 2/23/16
Total Calls for Service: 1,076
Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 20
Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 25
Total Crash Calls for Service: 104
4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, phone from business
DESTRUCTION / ARSON: 7900 block of Woodpecker Drive, 02/23/16, 3:30 a.m. Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle tampering. While there, it was determined that more vehicles were damaged and graffiti found at the scene. Another victim approached police and reported that a small fire was set and quickly extinguished around the same time. Fairfax County Fire Marshals responded and through a collaborative effort and a joint investigation, a suspect was identified. The investigation continues.
2500 block of Parkers Lane, property from residence
6700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
7900 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
8600 block of Richmond Highway, 2000 Volkswagen Golf
8000 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business
8000 block of Tysons Corner Center, cash from business
BLOG POST: Update to Homicide in Falls Church
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: 3400 block of S. Jefferson St. 2/23/16, 1:12 p.m. A man went into the Capital One Bank to cash a check. A second man followed the first man out of the bank, approached him and demanded money. The victim refused to hand over any money and the suspect fled. The suspect was described as black, teens to early 20s. He was about 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a thin build. He was wearing all black clothing.
3300 block of Gallows Road, phone from residence
6200 block of Seven Corners Center, merchandise from business
6300 block of Waterway Drive, property from residence
2900 block of Willston Place, Toyota Camry
MALICIOUS WOUNDING: 2200 block of Astoria Circle. 2/24/16, 1:35 a.m. The victim was walking home when he was approached by two men. One suspect displayed a knife and wounded the victim. The other suspect also assaulted the victim. Both suspects fled on foot. The suspect with the knife was described as black, about 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, 170 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a blue, hooded sweatshirt, black cargo pants, with a black and gray hat. The victim could not provide any physical description on the second suspect other than he was also black.
2200 block of Castle Rock Square, property from vehicle
1800 block of Discovery Street, laptop computer from business
12500 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, property from residence
5900 block of Kingstowne Towne Center, merchandise from business
5900 block of Kingstowne Towne Center, purse from business
7000 block of Little River Turnpike, purse from business
5400 block of Vine Street, 2006 Ford E350
4900 block of Americana Drive, property from residence
8300 block of Middle Ruddings Drive, property from vehicle
7600 block of Roanoke Avenue, wallet from vehicle
12400 block of Casbeer Drive, property from residence
4200 block of Fairfax Corner, phone from residence
13800 block of Metrotech Drive, merchandise from business
9500 block of Virginia Center Boulevard, property from vehicle
4700 block of West Ox Road, merchandise from business