The Daily Blotter October 19, 2016
Traffic: Closures will occur along the ramp from northbound I-95 to Route 1 (Exit 161) and the ramp from southbound I-95 to Backlick Road (Exit 167) between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. nightly Tuesday, October 18 through Thursday, October 20 for asphalt patching, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Traffic flow will be maintained on the ramps during the patching work; however, motorists should expect delays and are advised to use alternate routes.
Join a team with the Fairfax County Police and help to end drunk driving. We are partnering with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on Saturday, October 29, at 8 a.m. at Burke Lake Park. Follow this link to register: http://www.walklikemadd.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.team&teamID=8725
Pence Gate in Mount Vernon/Route 1 area will be closed for construction for about six weeks. Expect major traffic delays. Build time into your schedule and find alternate routes, if possible.
CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY
Date Covered: 10/18/16
Total Calls for Service: 1,438
Total Persons Experiencing Mental Crisis Calls for Service: 15
Total Domestic-Related Calls for Service: 29
Total Crash Calls for Service: 143
5600 block of Gresham Lane, property from vehicle
5500 block of New Hall Court, wallet and briefcase from vehicle
FRAUD/SKIMMING DEVICE: 6300 block of Richmond Highway. 101816, 4:47 p.m. An employee of Walmart noticed a credit card skimming device attached to a cash register. He immediately notified Loss Prevention who in-turn called police. The device was taken as evidence and the investigation continues. LARCENIES:
7800 block of Blue Bird Lane, license plate from vehicle
8000 block of Buckman Court, ring and earrings from residence
2300 block of Fort Drive, cell phone from business
9300 block of Old Mount Vernon Road, cell phone from business
1400 block of Balls Hill Road, wallet from business
3000 block of Barkley Gate Lane, credit cards from vehicle
2000 block of International Drive, computer equipment from vehicle
TRAFFIC PURSUIT/K9 BITE: Wiehle Avenue/North Shore Drive. 10/18/16, 10:48 p.m. An officer was sitting at a red light behind a green Honda Civic. The Honda turned right on red in violation of a posted highway sign. The officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop but the Honda fled and a brief pursuit ensued. The driver of the Honda lost control and crashed near Associated Drive; he then fled on foot. Fairfax 1 and a K9 team responded to assist in the search for the fleeing suspect. K9 located the suspect a short distance away. The suspect was combative, refused to comply with the officer’s commands, and was bitten by the K9 dog. The suspect, 20-year-old Devante Harris of Reston, was transported to Reston Hospital Center for treatment. Upon his release, he was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with felony speed to elude, reckless driving, disregarding a highway sign, driving on a suspended license and improper registration.
3600 block of Barcroft View Terrace, wallet from residence
4100 block of Medford Drive, cash from residence
5500 block of Seminary Road, wallet from vehicle
10700 block of Falls Pointe Drive, TV from residence
2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, cash from business
1100 block of Mill Garden Court, license plate from vehicle
1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza, 2006 Honda Civic
GRAND LARCENY/FOOT PURSUIT: 6500 Springfield Mall. 10/18/16, 5:31 p.m. An officer assigned to patrol Springfield Mall, noticed two people in the Victoria’s Secret store pick up clothes and attempt to leave without paying. As he approached them, they fled on foot. Additional officers responded and the suspects were apprehended a short distance away. The clothes from Victoria’s Secret were recovered, along with merchandise apparently stolen from several other stores in the mall. Reginald Simmons, 18 and Ikea Davis, 21, both of Southeast Washington, D.C. were charged with grand larceny and four counts of petit larceny. Simmons was also charged with resisting arrest.
Reginald Simmons Ikea Davis
6100 block of Franconia Road, passport from vehicle
5700 block of General Washington, license plate from vehicle
5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, bags and laptop computer from business
9400 block of Lorton Market Street, liquor from business
9500 block of Braddock Road, merchandise from business
12300 block of Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, wallet from business
4700 block of Quiet Woods Lane, rings from residence
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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.
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