The Daily Blotter April 8, 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.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPDATE: Robbery and Sexual Assault in Springfield

UPDATE: Fatal Pedestrian Crash Involving Police Cruiser

Officer Involved in Vehicle Crash with School Bus

TODAY’S TRAFFIC TIP

Did you know that the driver is responsible for ensuring that all persons in the vehicle under the age of 18 are wearing a seat belt or if they are under the age of 8 that they are properly secured in a child safety seat?

See the link for the complete traffic law: http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter10/section46.2-1095/

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY

Date Covered: 04/07/16

Total Calls for Service: 1,310

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 18

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 27

Total Crash Calls for Service: 112

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

13300 block of Caballero Way, ring from residence

4900 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, license plates from vehicle

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

BURGLARY: 6100 block of Richmond Hwy, 04/07/16, 4:49 a.m. An employee reported someone entered the business and took property.

BURGLARY: 6200 block of Richmond Hwy, 04/07/16, 9 a.m. An employee reported someone entered the business and took property.

LARCENIES:

2300 block of Huntington Avenue, merchandise from business

8500 block of Old Mount Vernon Road, phone from business

7900 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

2100 block of Waltonway Road, property from residence

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

8200 block of Crestwood Heights Drive, tires from vehicle

8100 block of Tysons Corner Center, items from vehicles

MASON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

3800 block of Dade Drive, backpack from business

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, liquor from business

11500 block of Olde Tiverton Circle, backpack and electronic device from vehicle

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

UPDATE: Robbery and Sexual Assault in Springfield

Officer Involved in Vehicle Crash with School Bus

UPDATE: Fatal Pedestrian Crash Involving Police Cruiser

CHILD NEGLECT: 7400 block of Roudsby Court, 04/07/16, around 10:25 p.m. Officers responded for a report of a 10-year-old boy on the rear patio deck of a townhouse alone, knocking on the door, and crying. Officers arrived and a 12-year-old standing next to the 10-year-old, now covered in a blanket, answered the door. The mother was inside the home in another room. An investigation determined the mother allegedly intentionally put her child outside the home. Julia Brandt, 31, of Alexandria, was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with felony child neglect (18.2-371.1). Custody of the children was arranged with a friend of the family.

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LARCENIES:

6100 block of Franconia Road, bicycle from residence

6900 block of Hechinger Drive, beer from business

7300 block of Lockport Place, tools from business

6600 block of Rock Island Road, bicycle from residence

7000 block of Skyles Way, tires from vehicle

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

ROBBERY: 7800 block of Rectory Lane, 04/08/16, 1:45 a.m. The victim was walking to a store when he was approached from behind by four to five men. One of the suspects brandished a knife and they demanded money. The victim did not require medical attention. The suspects were described as Hispanic, 20 to 25 years old, wearing dark clothing.

BURGLARY: 7900 block of Charles Thomson Lane, 04/07/16, 11:30 a.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 4400 block of Briarwood Ct, 04/07/16, 7:57 p.m. A neighbor reported a group of subjects hanging out inside a vacant home. Officers responded and identified the suspects. The investigation is ongoing.

INDECENT EXPOSURE/ASSAULT AND BATTERY: 4100 block of Pickett Road, 04/07/16, around 4:30 p.m. Police are investigating a report of an indecent exposure that occurred on a county school bus on Thursday, April 7. An investigation determined a group of students were riding the bus home from Frost Middle School. Two male students who were on the bus reported seeing a 12-year-old boy allegedly touching himself inappropriately. He is also reported to have touched one of the victims on the arm, over his clothing. The incident was not reported until the following day. Investigation continues.

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE: 11700 block of Rockaway Lane, 04/07/16, 5 a.m. Police are investigating a report of an accidental discharge. A 28-year-old man accidentally discharged one round after mishandling his pistol. No one was injured.  Charges are pending.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 13400 block of Lake Shore Drive, 04/07/16, 4:21 a.m. A resident reported an unknown subject walked into the home through an unsecured door. The subject left immediately when he heard dogs barking inside. Nothing was reported missing.

ANIMAL CONTROL DIVISION

Animal Control Officers Investigate Report of Numerous Dead Birds

HELPFUL LINKS

File a Financial Crime report online.

File Other Police Reports Online Using CRS, The Citizens Reporting System.

Fairfax County Police Department Helicopter Division