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.
Police to Encourage Schoolchildren They Can Be Peacemakers at CHALK4PEACE Event; Friday, September 23. Tune into our Facebook page around 10:15 a.m. for livestream coverage!
Police Explorer (Youth) Program: Seeking New Recruits, Registration Only Happens Once a Year: One informational session, called a “First Nighter,” was held on Monday, September 19. Nearly two dozen potential candidates attended. Two more sessions are planned in the coming weeks. We look forward to meeting more of our community’s youth and share details on becoming a Police Explorer!
Two more First Nighter sessions will be held at 7 p.m. on the following upcoming Mondays:
- September 26 at Police Headquarters in Fairfax (Massey Building, 4100 Chain Bridge Road, in Fairfax, A-level conference room)
- October 3 at West Potomac High School in Alexandria
Virginia Department of Transportation will be milling and paving on Guinea Road, reducing it to one lane, alternating between Braddock Road and Route 236 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the next few weeks. Stay alert and follow officers’ direction. They will be in the work zone for safety.
CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Date Covered: 09/21/16
Total Calls for Service: 1,278
Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 22
Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 29
Total Crash Calls for Service: 84
There will be a sobriety checkpoint this Friday, September 23, in the McLean District from 11:15 p.m. to 2:15 a.m. Plan ahead; make arrangements to stay at a friend or loved one’s place, call for a taxi or designate a sober driver.
14500 block of Castleford Court, wallet from vehicle
BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING: 7900 block of Janna Lee Ave, 09/21/16, 1:24 p.m. A resident reported seeing four teenaged boys kick in a window at his home and enter. The victim ran out and called police. The suspects rummaged through property but nothing was found to be missing. All of the suspects were described as being in their teens. The first suspect was described as Hispanic and wearing black hat and no shirt. The other three suspects were described as black. One was wearing a blue hooded windbreaker; the second was described as tall and thin, with braided hair, and wearing all black; the third was described as short, with bushy hair.
MOTORCYCLE THEFT/APPREHENSION: 2700 block of Arlington Drive, 09/21/16, 4:02 a.m. A resident looked out the window and observed two men pick up a motorcycle and place it into a trailer. The suspects then drove off but patrol officers responded within minutes, located the suspects and arrested them. Justin Wright, 25, and Tariq Felder, 20, both of Woodbridge, were transported to jail. Wright was charged with grand larceny and possession of burglarious tools. Felder was charged with grand larceny.
6500 block of Boulevard View, wallet from vehicle
7600 block of Richmond Highway, shoes from business
8300 block of Richmond Highway, gum from business
6900 block of Baylor Drive, 2004 Honda Civic
5900 block of Edge Hill Drive, 2004 Lexus ES330
2800 block of Merrilee Drive, merchandise from business
SEX OFFENSE: 5800 block of Leesburg Pike, 09/22/16, 12:30 a.m. A woman was walking when a man approached and inappropriately touched her. The suspect was described as black, around 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, and of skinny build. He was wearing a gray long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans.
SEX OFFENSE: Valley Lane / Villa Lane, 09/21/16, 7:30 a.m. A 16-year-old girl was walking when a man drove by and reportedly inappropriately touched her. The suspect was described as white, 40 to 60 years old, with gray and brown hair. The suspect’s vehicle was described as an older model white 4-door passenger sedan.
3800 block of Forest Grove Drive, purse from business
3300 block of Glen Carlyn Drive, wine from business
6200 block of Little River Turnpike, merchandise from business
6500 block of Little River Turnpike, cash from residence
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: 12100 block of Pinecrest Road, 09/21/16, 9 p.m. Police responded to the report of an assault with a weapon. The victim, a 48-year-old man, was with his 4-year-old son outside of the Southgate Community Center, when he saw a woman arguing with two men. The two men got into a gray/silver sport utility-style car. The woman started to walk away from the area when one of the suspects allegedly discharged a gun. The victim was grazed on his upper body. Further investigation determined that the woman and two men were acquaintances and were there to conduct illegal activity. One suspect was described as Hispanic; the other black, both in their early 20s. The driver of the car appeared to be a woman, described as Hispanic in her early 20s. The victim did not require medical attention and the child was not injured. The investigation is ongoing.
1400 block of North Point Village Center, wallet from vehicle
2300 block of Soapstone Drive, lighters and chips from business
UPDATE/MALICIOUS WOUNDING: 5900 block of Founders Hill. 9/6/16, 4:42 p.m. A 46-year-old woman was walking a dog on a path and was assaulted by an unknown man. She was able to get away and the suspect fled. The victim self-reported to a local hospital and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect was described as Hispanic, with dark hair and a beard. He was wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans.
Further investigation determined the victim’s wounds were self-inflicted. Detectives obtained a warrant on Monday, September 19, charging Cory Wright, 45, of Alexandria, with giving a false report to law-enforcement officials. The warrant was served this morning around 11 a.m.
6700 block of Electronic Drive, property from residence
6100 block of Franconia Road, cell phone from business
7300 block of Gary Street, items from vehicle
7400 block of Julian Place, bicycle from residence
5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, merchandise from business
7800 block of Heritage Drive, wine from business
9500 block of Old Keene Mill Road, liquor from business
BURGLARY: 12800 block of Knight Arch Road, 09/19/16, 3:30 p.m. A landscaping employee reported a suspicious event at the residence. The residence had been entered and property was taken.
2700 block of Centerboro Drive, cash from vehicle
2900 block of Chain Bridge Road, cash from business
2500 block of James Madison Drive, cell phone from school
13100 block of Quail Creek Lane, pistol from vehicle