FCPD Weekly recap for friday, august 21


Date Covered: 08/14/2020-08/20/2020

Total Calls for Service: 7,080

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 241

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 245

Total Crash Calls for Service: 453


TRAFFIC PURSUIT: Fairfax County Parkway/Braddock Road, 8/16/20, 9:36 p.m. Officers attempted to stop a 2006 Jeep Liberty for a traffic violation when the driver failed to stop, resulting in a pursuit. The driver, John Sampar, 38, of Fairfax Station, was charged with driving while intoxicated, eluding, and possession of schedule IV narcotics.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARIES: 2200 block Huntington Avenue, 8/19/20, 6:30 a.m. Several businesses to include Maggio’s Italiano, Childtime and Express Cleaners were broken into overnight. Property was taken from all three businesses.


BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING: 3000 block of Fairmont Street, 8/18/20, 2:30 a.m. A homeowner was awakened by noises and confronted a man inside the home. The man quickly ran out the house taking personal property.

BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING: 6900 block of Churchill Road, 8/18/20, 9:34 a.m. A community member returned home and noticed items had been moved from their original location. Noises were heard inside the house followed by sounds of someone leaving. The homeowner discovered personal property missing.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: 3000 block of Wild Blue Indigo Court, 8/20/20, 7:18 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a naked man acting disorderly who shattered a glass door. Investigation revealed a woman had also been assaulted. Joshua Cunningham, 34, of Fairfax, was taken into custody and treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. While at the hospital, he assaulted an officer. Cunningham was charged with malicious wounding, assault on law enforcement, unlawful entry, destruction of property and indecent exposure. The woman was taken to a hospital for injuries that were not life threatening.


POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY: Medford Drive/Little River Turnpike, 8/15/20, 1:51 a.m. An officer stopped a Honda Civic for a traffic violation. It was determined the car was stolen and involved in a robbery in an adjoining jurisdiction. Cindy Gomez-Santos, 21, of Fairfax, Edwin Lainez Lara, 27, and Juan Carlos Anaya Hernandez, 23, were charged with receiving stolen property and custody was transferred to an adjoining jurisdiction. Gomez-Santos was also charged with driving without a license.

CRASH WITH INJURY: 4100 block of Wadsworth Court, 8/16/20, 1:41 p.m. Officers responded with the Fire Department after a car was driven into an occupied apartment building. The driver and an occupant of the apartment were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Charges for the driver are pending.

ROBBERY: 6000 block of Vista Drive, 8/16/20, 9:30 p.m. The victim reported a man approached him near an apartment complex, assaulted him and stole his personal property. The suspect quickly left the area. No injuries were reported.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY: 7521 Jaguar Trail (Falls Church High School), 8/17/20, 2:57 a.m. Officers and school security responded to an alarm where they discovered four people inside. Wilfredo Flores, 18, of Falls Church, Manuel Mendez, 18, of Manassas, and Rashel Pena Pereira, 18, of Annandale were charged with unlawful entry. A juvenile was also involved, and charges are pending.

ROBBERY: 4900 block of Manitoba Drive, 8/18/20, 6:36 p.m. A man arranged to meet the victim using a social media application. During the meeting, the man displayed a knife, took personal property and left. No injuries were reported.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 3535 South Jefferson Street (CVS), 8/19/20, 12:37 a.m. A man entered the store and was seen concealing merchandise. When confronted by store employees, the man displayed a knife and left the store with the merchandise. No injuries were reported.

ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT/POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY: 3400 block of Lake Street, 8/19/20, 7:30 p.m. Officers arrested Angel Matute-Aviles, 18, for trespassing after previously being banned from the property. During the arrest an officer was assaulted. Said Salem, 22, of Annandale, attempted to intervene and assaulted an officer during the arrest. Additionally, Salem was connected to several unreported thefts. As a result of the investigation Salem was charged with seven counts of stolen credit cards, assault on law enforcement, three counts of vehicle trespass, and two counts of identity theft. Matute-Aviles was charged with assault on law enforcement, trespassing and obstruction of justice.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 6218 Leesburg Pike, (Mobil Gas Station) 8/20/20, 10:32 p.m.  A man entered the store, assaulted two employees and demanded money. The man then displayed a handgun, took cash and ran away. There were no injuries reported.


BURGLARY/STOLEN AUTO: 2200 block of Double Eagle Court, 8/12/20, 1:34 p.m. Homeowners reported someone entered the home overnight and stole property including their 2011 Toyota Sienna van. The van was located on 8/14/20 parked in the 11700 block of Briggs Court and officers detained two men near the van. Detectives connected one of the men, David Pugnetti Webb, 23, of Falls Church, with an additional burglary that occurred on Aug. 8 in the 1700 block of Chimney House Road. Pugnetti Webb was charged with two counts of burglary, four counts of grand larceny, credit card theft, attempted credit card fraud and possession of schedule IV narcotics.


No significant events reported


MALICIOUS WOUNDING/SHOT PERSON: 4900 block of Americana Drive, 8/16/20, 9:29 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who had been shot and found the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries that were later downgraded to stable.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 5211 Ox Road (Exxon), 8/17/20, 7:21 p.m. A man entered the store, followed the clerk behind the counter, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the register. The man took cash and left.


No significant events reported




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