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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CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Date Covered: July 4
Total Calls for Service: 1,173
Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 12
Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 36
Total Crash Calls for Service: 45
Officers in the West Springfield District conducted directed DWI patrols. 27 vehicles were stopped with no DWI’s and 28 summonses issued.
14400 block of Newton Patent Court, golf cart from business
ROBBERY: 8400 block of Frye Road, 7/5/16, 12:34 a.m. The victim was walking and was approached by an unknown man. The man displayed a weapon and assaulted the victim. He took cash and fled. The suspect was described as black, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and approximately 27-30 years old.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 7900 block of Janna Lee Avenue, 7/5/16, 9:55 a.m. An employee reported someone entered the building and destroyed property. Nothing was taken.
2300 block of Huntington Avenue, snacks from business
9300 block of Lee Highway, cash from residence
7500 block of Leesburg Pike, phone from vehicle
8100 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business
2100 block of Pimmit Drive, license plates from vehicle
6800 block of Wemberly Way, license plate from vehicle
2000 block of Westmoreland Street, jewelry from residence
BRANDISHING: 4800 block of Manitoba Drive, 07/05/16, 7:37 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a man running after another man while displaying a gun. The subjects appeared to be known to each other and no one was injured. Brian Steckel, 33, of Stafford was arrested, transported to the adult detention center, and charged with brandishing a firearm.
BURGLARY: 6600 block of Barrett Road, 7/5/16, 10:40 p.m. A resident reported someone entered their residence. No property was taken
BURGLARY: 4200 block of Wadsworth Court, 7/5/16, 2:02 a.m. A resident reported an unknown man attempted to enter the home through a window. The man immediately left when he saw someone was home. Nothing was taken.
SUSPICIOUS NOISE: 8200 block of Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, 07/05/16, 3:47 p.m. Officers responded for a report of sounds of shots being fired in the area. An extensive search was conducted in the surrounding woods and residential neighborhoods. No evidence was located.
7200 block of Arlington Boulevard, beer from business
4900 block of Beauregard Street, parking pass from vehicle
3000 block of Patrick Henry Drive, bicycle from residence
11800 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, phone, cash and clothing from business
11800 block of Spectrum Center, merchandise from business
2600 block of Cockeril Farm Lane, 2015 Honda Accord
6500 block of Braddock Road, phone from school
6700 block of Commerce Street, TV from residence
5800 block of Kingstwone Center, merchandise from business
6800 block of Metropolitan Center Drive, cash from business
6800 block of Metropolitan Center Drive, phone from business
6000 block of Rose Hill Drive, merchandise from business
6300 block of Springfield Plaza, bicycle from business
Americana Drive/Heritage Drive, license plate and registration from vehicle
7400 block of Boston Boulevard, mowing equipment from business
7600 block of Maritime Lane, mail from residence
8000 block of Research Way, 2006 Ford F550
11200 block of James Swart Circle, keys from vehicle
12300 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, sign from residence
2600 block of Lemon Tree Lane, movies from vehicle
9800 block of Fox Rest Lane, 2001 Honda Odyssey
MALTREAT ANIMAL: 8100 block of Silverbrook Road, 7/5/16, 6:31 p.m. Officers were called to the parking lot for a dog left in his crate near a dumpster. The owners, Heather Fisher, 33 and Evan Fisher, 35 of Lorton were each charged with inadequate care of animal.