The Daily Blotter Weekend Recap July 15-17, 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

Don’t Let Catching Pokémon get You Caught by Police; Five Charged with Trespassing

TODAY’S TRAFFIC TIP

Did you know that bicycles are considered vehicles when ridden on the highways and must obey all traffic laws under Title 46.2, Chapter 8 of the Code of Virginia? http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title46.2/chapter8/section46.2-800/

WEEKEND CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY

Dates Covered: 07/15/16-07/17/16

Total Calls for Service: 3,982

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 102

Total Mental Health Related Calls for Service: 63

Total Crash Calls for Service: 326

ALCOHOL ENFORCEMENT

CHECKPOINT: Richmond Hwy at Mount Eagle, 07/15/16. Officers conducted a DWI checkpoint searching for drunk drivers. Eight hundred and thirty-four vehicles passed through. Two drivers were charged with DWI. Five summonses were issued and two criminal arrests were made.

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: 6000 block of Centreville Crest Lane, 07/17/16, 9:29 a.m. Two males entered the store and demanded money. One of the suspects assaulted an employee and a physical altercation ensued. The suspects then fled. The victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The first suspect was described as black, 17 to 25 years old, 5 feet 10 to 6 feet 1 inches tall, with a muscular build. He was wearing a blue tank top, white pants, white sneakers, and a white baseball cap. The second suspect was described as black, 18 to 25 years old, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a white shirt, had dreadlocks, and he was carrying a backpack.

LARCENIES:

14200 block of Heritage Crossing Lane, license plate from vehicle

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

Local Doctor Charged with Sexual Battery

STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERY: 2500 block of Windbreak Drive, 07/15/16, 11:55 a.m. An officer observed a moped being operated with equipment violations. The officer attempted a traffic stop but the operator and passenger discarded the moped and fled on foot. Both suspects were apprehended shortly after. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 8500 block of Richmond Highway, 07/15/16, 8:09 p.m. A man entered the grocery store and stood by the cashier. The suspect then reached over and grabbed money from the cash register and fled. The suspect was described as black, 18 to 25 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 11 inches, and 130 to 170 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt and grey pants.

LARCENIES:

4300 block of Cedar Lake Court, rim from vehicle

5900 block of Edgehill Court, electronic transmitter from business

8400 block of Frye Road, backpack from residence

7400 block of Mount Vernon Square Center, liquor from business

Richmond Highway/Janna Lee Avenue, license plate from vehicle

7600 block of Richmond Highway, phone from residence

7800 block of Richmond Highway, moped from residence

7200 block of Saul Road, cash from residence

6500 block of Virginia Hills Avenue, wallet from business

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

PURSUIT: Chain Bridge Road / Rt. 267, 07/15/16, 1:32 p.m. An officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation. The suspect fled on to eastbound Dulles Access Road where the driver proceeded to lose control. The vehicle became disabled on the Dulles Access Road near Magarity Road. The suspect was apprehended and treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries. Alton B Garbla, 28, of Bowie, Maryland, was charged with assault on law enforcement and felony speed to elude. After further investigation, Garbla was additionally charged with forging a bank note, uttering of a bad check, and obtaining money by false pretenses.

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LARCENIES:

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, merchandise from business

8200 block of Glass Aly, vial from business

2000 block of International Drive, merchandise from business

7700 block of Tremayne Place, kayak from residence

MASON DISTRICT STATION

SEX OFFENSE: 5100 block of Leesburg Pike, 07/16/16, 4:34 p.m. The victim was in the store shopping when a man looked under her skirt and fled. The suspect was described as Hispanic, 40-years-old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and 160 to 200 pounds.

LARCENIES: 

7200 block of Arlington Boulevard, electronic device from residence

7200 block of Arlington Boulevard, merchandise from business

6500 block of Columbia Pike, wallet from residence

5100 block of Leesburg Pikem cash from business

5500 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

5700 block of Leesburg Pike, phone from business

6300 block of Little River Turnpike, merchandise from business

3800 block of South George Mason Drive, cash from business

3400 block of Surrey Lane, items from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

7900 block of Central Park Circle, 2015 Honda CRV

3300 block of Highland Lane, 2001 Jeep Wrangler

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

UNLAWFUL ENTRY / VEHICLE TRESPASSING: 11900 block of Grey Squirrel Lane, 07/11/16, 9 p.m. A resident reported someone entered their garage and rummaged through their vehicles. Nothing was taken.

BURGLARY: 9300 block of Arnon Chapel Road, 07/16/16, 11:51 a.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

11200 block of Harbor Court, kayak from residence

2200 block of Huston Place, package from residence

200 block of Seneca Road, property from residence

1900 block of Solaridge Court, wallet from residence

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE: 10200 block of Old Colchester Road, 07/17/16, 10:09 p.m. Police are investigating an accidental discharge. A 73-year-old man discharged one round after mishandling his pistol. He was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Possible charges pending.

BURGLARY: 9000 block of Marie Court, 07/17/16, 3:52 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

4500 blog of Eaton Place, puppy from residence

5900 block of Kingstowne Towne Center, merchandise from business

5700 block of South Van Dorn Street, phone from business

6500 block of Springfield Towne Center, purse from vehicle

7500 block of Telegraph Road, chair from residence

5600 block of Vine Street, electronic devices from vehicle

7400 block of Wilma Lane, sunglasses and cash from vehicle

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

Park Authority Employee Charged with Embezzlement

Arrest Made in Shooting

BURGLARY: 5200 block of Dunleigh Glen Lane, 07/16/16, 2 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

LARCENIES:

7700 block of Asterella Court, cash from vehicle

7700 block of Asterella Court, phone and items from vehicle

5700 block of Burke Centre Parkway, merchandise from business

7700 block of Kalorama Road, lawn-mower from residence

4300 block of Pickett Road, items from vehicle

6100 block of Rolling Road, laptop computer from residence

9400 block of Wooded Glen Avenue, cash and electronic device from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

7400 block of Little River Turnpike, 2006 Mazda

10200 block of Scarborough Commons Court, 2016 Subaru Impreza

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

PURSUIT: Rt. 28 / Space Museum Pkwy, 07/18/16, 12:22 a.m. A lookout was given for a suspicious vehicle in the area. It was also determined that a felony warrant was associated with this vehicle. An officer located vehicle and the driver drove away. A Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) was utilized and disabled the vehicle. The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

BURGLARY: 3100 block of Nestlewood Drive, 07/15/16, 4:40 a.m. A resident reported someone entered his vehicle and took property. The suspect then entered the garage to the residence and fled once the alarm was activated. The suspect was described as white, 15 to 20 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet 2 inches tall, and 150 to 170 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt, black shorts, black hat, and carrying a backpack.

LARCENIES:

2900 block of Chain Bridge Road, groceries from vehicle

9600 block of Courthouse Road, cash and items from vehicle

13900 block of Metrotech Drive, purse from business

9800 block of Oakdale Woods Court, bag from vehicle

9600 block of White Cedar Court, wallet from vehicle

ANIMAL CONTROL DIVISION

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