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 this Saturday in the Mount Vernon District from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Drive safe and stay sober.
TODAY’S TRAFFIC TIP
Did you know that if the traffic lights at an intersection are completely out, drivers shall treat that intersection as an all way stop, as if all directions had a stop sign? http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter8/section46.2-833/
CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Date Covered: 05/03/16
Total Calls for Service: 1249
Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 6
Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 26
Total Crash Calls for Service: 142
4900 block of Stringfellow Road, tires from vehicle
6300 block of Paddington Lane, 2008 BMW 328
WEAPON BRANDISHING: 2800 block of Boswell Avenue. 5/3/16, 2:44 p.m.The driver of a Fairfax County school bus was notified by a student that there was a knife on the bus. The driver responded calmly and immediately contacted the proper authorities. Police and FCPS officials arrived on the scene and were able to recover the weapon and remove the involved students from the bus without incident. The students on the bus remained calm and were respectful and compliant throughout the process. No students were injured. The incident is still under investigation.
8600 block of Old Mount Vernon Road, cash from residence
6100 block of Richmond Highway, 2015 Ford Goldline F150XLT
900 block of Balls Hill Road, laptop computers from school
8300 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business
2900 block of Monticello Drive, generator from vehicle
2900 block of Monticello Drive, power washer from vehicle
1700 block of Tysons Boulevard, electronic device from business
7300 block of Arlington Boulevard, 1997 Toyota Camry
No significant events reported.
The Street Smart Pedestrian Safety Campaign conducted near Wiehle Avenue and the Reston Metro Station resulted in 30 summonses issued.
COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 2300 Block of Soapstone Drive, 05/03/16, 2:34 a.m. Three men entered a convenience store and displayed a gun to an employee. The suspects took cash and property and fled. There were no injuries to the victim. One suspect was described as Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, wearing a light blue jacket and dark pants. The second suspect was described as black, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a gray jacket and light-colored pants and the third suspect was unknown race, wearing a dark jacket, dark pants, and had his face covered.
6500 block of Beulah Street, heat pump from residence
6600 block of Loisdale Road, shoes from business
6600 block of Springfield Mall, phone from business
5800 block of Wessex Lane, ring from residence
BURGLARY: 8500 block of Groveland Drive, 05/03/16, 6:48 p.m. A resident reported that someone entered their home and took property.
BURGLARY: 12000 block of Saffron Drive, 05/03/16, 1:50 a.m. A resident reported someone entered their home through an unsecure door and took property.
13600 block of Clary Sage Drive, cash from residence
9700 block of Kingsbridge Drive, tire from vehicle
12200 block of Silver Diner Place, jacket from vehicle
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