The Daily Blotter Weekend Recap March 18 – 21, 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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UPDATE: In-Custody Death, Monty Saito; Medical Examiner Report Determined Death to be Accidental

Officers Respond to Suspicious Noise; Update to On-Going Investigation on River Drive in Lorton


Dates Covered: 3/18/16 – 3/20/16

Total Calls for Service: 3,561

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 66

Total Mental Health Related Calls for Service: 81

Total Crash Calls for Service: 270


Mclean District Officers conducted a DWI Enforcement Patrol from 8 p.m. on Friday, March 18 until 4 a.m. Saturday morning.  The initiative resulted in one arrest for driving under the influence, 2 narcotics violations, and 17 traffic summonses.


EXPLOSIVE DEVICE, 4200 block of Entre Court, 03/18/16, 9:23 p.m.  An employee reported that he heard the sound of glass breaking and observed a small fire.  He saw three suspects in the area and provided that information to the responding officer.  Two juvenile males and one adult male were found in the area.  One juvenile admitted to lighting a candle inside of a bottle and throwing it.  The Fire Marshal is continuing the investigation.

RECKLESS DISCHARGE / POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, 14200 block of Suncatcher Court. 03/19/16, 10:15 p.m. Officers received information that a subject accidentally discharged a firearm the night before.  Officers spoke with the resident who admitted to the accidental incident.  While there, marijuana was seen and seized.  The subject was charged with possession of marijuana.  The investigation is on-going and charges are pending.


14300 block of Chantilly Crossing Lane, merchandise from business

4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, items from vehicle

14500 block of Woodland Ridge Drive, property from residence


None reported



3600 block of Heather Court, property from residence

5900 block of Richmond Highway, tires from vehicle

8300 block of Richmond Highway, cash from business


None reported


BURGLARY, 2900 block of Dover Lane, 03/17/16, 5:30 p.m.  A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

BURGLARY, 8200 block of Richmond Hwy, 03/20/16, 10:07 a.m.  A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.


1400 block of Balls Hill Road, property from vehicle

8200 block of Crestwood Heights Drive, airbags from vehicle

2100 block of Dominion Way, headphones and phone from residence

8100 block of Heatherton Lane, jewelry box from residence

9400 block of Lee Highway, package from residence

2000 block of Peach Orchard Drive, wallet from residence

7700 block of Random Run Lane, wallet from business

8500 block of Tyspring Street, phone from vehicle

6800 block of Williamsburg Pond Court, wallet from vehicle


2000 block of Plainfield Street, 2014 KIA Optima


BURGLARY, 6500 block of Manor Ridge Court, 03/19/16, 8 p.m.  A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.


6100 block of Arlington Boulevard, merchandise from business

3300 block of Gallows Road, phone from residence

4200 block of John Marr Drive, merchandise from business

6200 block of Little River Turnpike, merchandise from business

3300 block of Lothian Road, property from residence

5500 block of Seminary Road, tire from vehicle


5800 block of Columbia Pike, 2010 Dodge Charger


VEHICLE PURSUIT / POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA / DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED LICENSE: 1800 block of Old Reston Ave. 03/18/16, 10:00 p.m.  A police officer attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Old Reston Ave and Temporary Road. The suspect vehicle continued and finally stopped in the 11600 block of Charter Oak Court.  The driver was placed under arrest without incident.  William A. Butler, 28, of Reston, was charged with possession of marijuana, disregard police signal to stop, and driving on a suspended license.


PERSON IN EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, 11300 block of Geddys Court. 03/18/16, 9:03 a.m.  Officers responded to a call from Adult Protective Services that a man was in crisis. The social worker was at the scene and another resident were escorted out of the house for safety purposes.  Officers were initially unable to make contact with the man, but he voluntarily exited the house and was transported for mental health treatment.

BURGLARY, 1700 block of Clubhouse Road. 03/17/16, 10:36 p.m. Police officers responded to a burglar alarm at a business and located a man inside. The suspect fled and was described as 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, 130 to 150 pounds, wearing a black shirt, dark pants, black backpack, and black winter cap, inside the business.  The business was searched with negative results.


11800 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, snacks from business

1500 block of Coat Ridge Road, license plate from vehicle

11900 block of Democracy Drive, tip jar from business

11600 block of Plaza America Drive, wallet from business

11800 block of Spectrum Center, phone from business

12000 block of Town Square, merchandise from business


None reported



5400 block of Cherokee Avenue, rims and tires from vehicle

7200 block of Commerce Street, bag and laptop from residence

6800 block of Corder Lane, package from residence

6100 block of Franconia Road, charger from vehicle

6700 block of Frontier Drive, merchandise from business

6800 block of Jerome Street, purse from vehicle

5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business

6700 block of Metropolitan Center Drive, wheels from vehicle


6700 block of Loisdale Road, 2014 Nissan Sentra


POSSIBLE WEAPONS DISCHARGE, Creedmor Drive / Tralee Woods Ct, 03/19/16, 1:30 p.m.  Residents reported that they saw a male fire several shots from a gun, into the air. The investigation is on-going.


6000 block of Burke Centre Parkway, merchandise from business

8100 block of Gilroy Drive, wallet from business

4000 block of Guinea Road, equipment from business

7800 block of Heritage Drive, beer from business

10300 block of Pond Spice Terrace, property from residence

8000 block of Rolling Road, merchandise from business


5400 block of Chatsworth Court, 2013 Honda Civic


BURGLARY, 4000 block of Nicholas Court. 03/18/16, 11 a.m.  A resident reported someone inside their residence when they returned home.  The front door was latched but then an unknown male unlatched it and ran out the rear of the residence.  The suspect was described as having a slim build with short black hair.

BURGLARY, 4200 block of Ridge Top Road. 03/20/16, 3:27 a.m.  An employee reported someone entered the business and took property.

INDECENT EXPOSURE, Post Forest Drive / West Ox Road. 03/20/16, 11:30 a.m.  A woman was walking to work when a man exposed himself.  The suspect was described as white, 30 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, clean shaven, wearing all black clothing, short running shorts, bright orange running shoes, and black winter cap.


9500 block of Daniel Lewis Lane, laptop computer and backpack from vehicle

3900 block of Fair Ridge Drive, liquor from business

11900 block of Grand Commons Avenue, merchandise from business

3600 block of Joseph Siewick Drive, phone from vehicle

4200 block of Ridge Top Road, property from business

12600 block of Victoria Station Court, purse from vehicle


None reported


ANIMAL CRUELTY, 9800 block of Sunnybrook Drive. 03/20/16, 11:20 a.m. Animal Control Officers responded for a domestic feline that was found to have been injured.  The cat was shot with a pellet gun.  The feline was taken to a local veterinarian for treatment and is in stable condition but the prognosis is unknown.  The investigation is on-going.