The Daily Police Blotter for April 22.
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.
There will be a sobriety checkpoint in the Reston Police District this Saturday, April 23. Don’t drink and drive, designate a driver or use alternate form of transportation.
TODAY’S TRAFFIC TIP
Did you know that drivers may not wear earphones in or covering both ears? http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter10/section46.2-1078/
CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Due to technical difficulties, no calls for service will be available today. We apologize for any inconvenience.
5600 block of Chapel Run Court, 04/21/16, 2004 Toyota Camry.
2500 block of Huntington Avenue, property from residence
7400 block of Mount Vernon Square, merchandise from business.
8700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business.
8800 block of Old Courthouse Road, property from residence.
6300 block of Columbia Pike, merchandise from business.
No significant events reported.
TRAFFIC PURSUIT, 6300 block of Springfield Mall, 04/21/16 around 2:05 p.m. An officer observed a vehicle driving in a reckless manner in the service road of the Springfield Towne Center. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver of the vehicle disregarded the officer’s signal to pull over. The vehicle attempted to flee but responding officers were able to box the vehicle in on Frontier Drive near Spring Mall Road. The driver refused to heed to officer’s commands to exit the vehicle and subsequently was removed and arrested. Hamzah Saleh, 21, of Springfield, was charged with Felony Fail to Stop for Police and Reckless Driving.
CARJACKING, Patrol Officers were called to the parking lot of a shopping center located in 6800 block of Bland Street for a report of a robbery on Thursday, April 21 shortly before 8:30 p.m. The victim was exiting his vehicle when two men approached him on foot, displayed a knife and demanded the keys to the vehicle. The victim complied and exited the vehicle after relinquishing the keys. The suspects entered the victim’s 1993 gold Lexus and fled. The victim did not require medical attention. Officers, with the assistance of the police helicopter, checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle. The first suspect was described as white, about 18 years of age, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, 200 pounds, wearing a white shirt and khaki shorts. The second suspect was described as black, about 18 years of age, between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10 inches tall, medium build, wearing a blue shirt and blue pants. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131
7100 block of Old Keene Mill Road, merchandise from business.
7600 block of Wildwood Court, property from residence.
8600 block of Burling Wood Drive, 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
12300 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, 1997 Nissan Maxima
11100 block of Lee Highway, merchandise from business.
On April 21, there were two lone bear sightings in Fairfax County. 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.