FCPD Weekly Recap For Friday, October 16


Date Covered: 10/09/2020-10/15/2020

Total Calls for Service: 7,029

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 225

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 235

Total Crash Calls for Service: 480


No significant events reported


COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 2800 Beacon Hill Road (7-Eleven), 10/14/20, 3:54 a.m. A man entered the store with a handgun, demanded money and assaulted the cashier. A witness entered the store and the man ran away. No injuries were reported.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: 7100 block of Westfield Court, 10/14/20, 6:05 p.m. Two teenagers were approached by several other teens who threatened the victims with a handgun, assaulted them, attempted to take personal property and ran away. One of the victims was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

VEHICLE PURSUIT/WARRANT SERVICE: Richmond Highway and Fort Hunt Road, 10/15/20, 9:15 p.m. Officers attempted to stop a 2004 Toyota sedan for a traffic violation. The driver refused to stop resulting in a pursuit. Moments later, the driver stopped the car and ran away. Officers caught him a short distance away. The driver, Bryan Eduardo Castaneda Pleitez, 22, of Alexandria, was charged with eluding and driving without a license. He was also served with six outstanding felony warrants.


CARJACKING: 8400 Old Courthouse Road (Residence Inn), 10/10/20, 6:16 p.m. A man reported that he was in a parking lot when a man approached him, displayed a gun and demanded his car keys. The man drove away in the victim’s 2018 Mercedes sedan after taking cash and personal property. No injuries were reported.

ROBBERY: 1961 Chain Bridge Road (Tyson’s Corner Center), 10/13/20, 8:11 p.m. Two acquaintances reported they were returning to their car when they were approached by three men. The men displayed firearms, demanded their money and merchandise, and ran away. No injuries were reported.

THREATS TO BURN/ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT/OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE: 9400 block of Lee Highway, 10/14/20, 2:48 p.m. A property manager received a threat from a woman that she would burn down the building. Officers attempted to arrest the woman who resisted and assaulted an officer. Two acquaintances of the woman obstructed officers during the arrest. Maria Asfaha, 22, of Fairfax, was charged with threats to burn, threatening phone call, resisting arrest, and assault on law enforcement. Gennet Asfaha, 40, of Fairfax, was charged with assault on law enforcement. William Portillo, 18, of Fairfax, was charged with obstruction of justice.


ATTEMPTED CARJACKING: 3800 block of South George Mason Drive, 10/9/20, 2:18 a.m. A man approached an officer on foot patrol and reported two men just tried to steal his 2008 Nissan sedan at gunpoint. The officer found the car and the men nearby. Christopher Jones, 32, and Walter Peacock, 26, both of Washington, D.C., were charged with attempted carjacking and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 6661 Arlington Boulevard (Exxon), 10/10/20, 10:45 a.m. A man approached the clerk, displayed a handgun, demanded cash from the register, and left with the cash. No injuries were reported.

STABBING: 3000 block of Patrick Henry Drive, 10/11/20, 7:04 p.m. A man reported he was stabbed after he refused to give money to an acquaintance. The man was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. As a result of the investigation, Dewey Galloway, 58, of Falls Church, was charged with malicious wounding.


No significant events reported


SHOOTING/ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING: 9800 block of Hagel Circle, 10/14/20, 5:02 p.m. Officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area. An investigation revealed that a man fired several gunshots in an outdoor common area during a domestic dispute with another person and then drove away. No injuries were reported however another home and other property were struck by bullets.


CARJACKING: 4600 block of Carmelo Drive, 10/11/20, 3:19 a.m. A woman was in a car waiting for a friend when she was approached by two men who pulled her from the car, assaulted her and drove away. No injuries were reported.

ROBBERY: Herkimer Street at Americana Drive, 10/13/20, 4:37 p.m. A juvenile was approached by several men who assaulted him, took personal property, and left. No injuries were reported.

BURGLARY: 8100 Braddock Road (Audrey Moore RECenter), 10/14/20, 3:35 a.m. A worker arrived and discovered that someone had damaged a glass window, entered the building, and destroyed property.

VEHICLE PURSUIT: Burke Lake Road at Braddock Road, 10/15/20, 9:36 p.m. Officers attempted to stop a 2016 Ford sedan for a traffic violation. The driver refused to stop resulting in a pursuit. Moments later, the driver stopped the car and ran away. Officers caught him a short distance away. Jerel Scott, 35, of Alexandria was charged with possession with intent to distribute schedule I/II narcotics, eluding, obstruction of justice, hit and run and driving with a revoked license.


COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 3919 Centreville Road (CVS Pharmacy), 10/13/20, 11:25 a.m. An employee confronted a man who concealed merchandise inside the store. The man implied he had a weapon and ran from the store with the merchandise. No injuries were reported.




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