Daily Blotter April 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.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be a sobriety checkpoint in the Reston Police District this Saturday, April 23, from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Drive Safe.

There have been two lone bear sightings in Fairfax County today. One in the 800 block of Springvale Road in Great Falls around 7:22 a.m and one reported in the 10700 block of Falls Pointe Drive around 10:49 a.m.

TODAY’S TRAFFIC TIP

Did you know that operators of a moped must wear an approved protective helmet and have appropriate eye protection? http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter8/section46.2-915.2/

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY

Due to technical difficulties, no calls for service will be available today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

FATAL CRASH INVESTIGATION

LARCENIES:

2800 block of Swanee Lane, driver’s license and credit cards from vehicle

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

6300 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

8000 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

8200 block of Russell Road, merchandise from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

7400 block of Grumman Place, 1989 Toyota Camry

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 9800 Block of Georgetown Pike, 04/20/2016, 7:30 p.m. A man entered a Safeway and demanded the Pharmacist give him narcotics. The Pharmacist complied and the man fled on foot. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, mid-twenties, wearing a gray sweater and dark-colored shorts. Responding officers located a suspect that matched the description and the property was recovered. Amith Pinto, 26, of Great Falls was charged with Robbery.

Amith Pinto 1110257 Comm. Robbery

LARCENIES:

2600 block of Avenir Place, coffee from business

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise from business

9100 block of Topaz Street, purse from vehicle

2900 block of Tourmaline Way, sunglasses from vehicle

MASON DISTRICT STATION

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN FALLS CHURCH

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY/ARREST: 6200 Block of Little River Turnpike, 04/20/16, 9:19 a.m. Two men entered a grocery store and allegedly assaulted an employee. They took property and fled. The victim did not require medical attention. The suspects were described as black, in their early 20s. Responding officers located a suspect that matched the description and an investigation determined that the other suspect was nearby. Both suspects were apprehended and transported to the jail. Mohamed Bishmar, 20, of Annandale, was charged with robbery. The second suspect was also taken to jail but had provided a false name to police; officers later discovered his true identity is Arwaad Elmi Nur, 20, of Alexandria, and has been charged with robbery.

 

LARCENIES:
3000 block of Annandale Road, cash from vehicle

9200 block of Arlington Boulevard, purses from business

6500 block of Braddock Road, phone from business

6500 block of Columbia Pike, furniture from residence

7200 block of Columbia Pike, license plate from vehicle

4800 block of Leesburg Pike, laptop computer from vehicle

3800 block of Moss Drive, cash from vehicle

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

2200 block of Frear Place, laptop computer and phone from vehicle

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

6100 block of Franconia Road, wallet from business

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN WEST SPRINGFIELD

LARCENIES:

4300 block of Americana Drive, phone chargers

5000 block of Fleming Drive, plants from residence

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

LARCENIES:

12300 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, laptop computer from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

3300 block of Oakshade Court, 1997 Nissan Maxima

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