The Daily Blotter July 29, 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.


New Policy Outlines Your Rights to Record Police Activity

New Uniforms for Parking Enforcement Officials

There will be a sobriety checkpoint tonight, July 29, in the Mason District Station from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Please stay safe and drive sober.


Did you know that exceeding the speed limit by 20 mph or more is reckless driving and can be punished by a loss of your license and/or jail time?


Date Covered: 07/28/16

Total Calls for Service: 1,308

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 14

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 29

Total Crash Calls for Service: 133


Update-House Fire Leads to Death Investigation in Fairfax

FALSE SUMMONING OF POLICE / WARRANT SERVICE/ARREST: 5900 block of One Penny Drive, 07/28/16, 3:20 p.m. Police received a call about a 22-year-old man who was in emotional distress. The man fled the residence prior to police arrival. Responding officers were informed there was an outstanding arrest warrant on file for Jacob Hughes, 22, of Fairfax Station, from an unrelated case that stemmed from the West Springfield police district earlier in the day. As officers searched for Hughes, an officer contacted him by phone and began to develop a rapport with him over several phone calls. During this time, Hughes apparently called the Department of Public Safety Communications and reported a false crime at a nearby location. After an extensive search and several phone calls, Hughes agreed to come out of his hiding location. He was taken into custody and transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with giving false reports to law enforcement officials. He was also served with the three outstanding warrants for assault and two counts of profane or threatening phone calls.


TRESPASSING: 6500 block of Haversack Road, 07/28/16, 9:54 a.m. A neighbor reported an open window at the residence. Officers responded and determined that someone had entered the house but no property has been reported missing at this time.


14100 block of Compton Valley Way, property from vehicle

14400 block of Woodmere Court, items from residence


4100 block of Auto Park Circle, 2016 Ford Explorer


Update-Arrest Made in Homicide

ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT / ESCAPE / WARRANT SERVICE / ARREST: 3400 block of Pipit Drive, 07/28/16, 4 p.m. Officers responded to the residence to attempt to serve an outstanding warrant. An officer recognized the wanted man outside of the residence. The officer made contact with Deris Enrique Vargas Diaz, 20, of Alexandria and attempted to take him into custody. Vargas Diaz assaulted the officer then fled on foot. He was located nearby and was taken into custody. Vargas Diaz was charged with assault on law enforcement, providing false identification, escape by force, and resisting arrest. The outstanding warrant for auto theft was also served on Vargas Diaz.


TRESPASSING: 7900 block of Janna Lee Avenue, 07/28/16, 4:44 p.m. A resident reported finding two teenaged boys inside her apartment. Nothing was taken. Charges are pending.


7900 block of Janna Lee Avenue, phone from residence

8400 block of Richmond Highway, cash from residence


ROBBERY: Faber Court / West Street, 07/28/16, 11:15 p.m. A taxi driver had four men in his cab. The men displayed a knife and demanded money and his cell phone. The suspects took his property and fled. The victim did not require medical attention. The suspects were described as Hispanic and between 20 and 23 years old. One of the suspects was described as wearing a black hat and black T-shirt.


7600 block of Burford Drive, wallet from vehicle

2900 block of Gallows Road, phone from business

9300 block of Lee Highway, license plate from vehicle

1900 block of Leonard Road, generator from residence

8000 block of Tysons Corner Center, sunglasses from business

3000 block of Williams Drive, purse from vehicle



5500 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

3100 block of South Manchester Street, wallet from vehicle


TRESPASSING / DRUNK IN PUBLIC: 11900 block of Market Street, 07/25/16, 2:25 a.m. Officers responded to the location for a report of a burglary. Security officers advised that a man had forced his way inside of the theater after being asked to leave the property. Zachary Visco, 23, of Ashburn, was arrested and charged with trespassing and drunk in public.



1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, items from vehicle

9800 block of Georgetown Pike, liquor from business

9800 block of Georgetown Pike, merchandise from business


BURGLARY: 5600 block of Harrington Falls Lane, 07/28/16, 6:45 a.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property. The residents’ vehicles were also entered and property was taken.

BURGLARY: 5500 block of Vincent Gate Terrace, 07/28/16, 8:54 a.m. An employee reported someone entered the business and took property. The male suspect was described as 17 to 19 years old, with an olive complexion, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, and 120 to 140 pounds. He was wearing black shorts, black T-shirt, black shoes, black hat, and carrying a black backpack.


5700 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business

7100 block of Rock Ridge Lane, cash from vehicle

6900 block of Sandra Marie Circle, GPS from vehicle

6600 block of Springfield Towne Center, merchandise from business

7200 block of Telegraph Square Drive, copper from business



8300 block of Laurel Crest Drive, bicycle from residence



12900 block of Fair Lakes Shopping Center, shoes from business

12000 block of Fair Oaks Shopping Center, merchandise from business

13000 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, merchandise from business


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