FCPD Weekly Recap for Friday, February 26


Date Covered: 2/19/2021 – 2/25/2021

Total Calls for Service: 6,590

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 171

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 261

Total Crash Calls for Service: 461


Detectives Investigate Fatal Crash in Driveway of Falls Church Home

Fatal Shooting in Annandale Apartment Community

Detectives Investigate Increase in Overnight Commercial Burglaries


WEAPON DISCHARGE: 11900 block of Henderson Road, 2/20/21, 3 p.m. A witness saw someone firing a gun from a car. Officers located the car, conducted a traffic stop and detained two people who were in possession of a pellet gun and marijuana. A civil summons was issued for possession of marijuana. No property damage or injuries were reported.


SHOOTING: 7900 block of Woodpecker Way, 2/25/21, 9:38 p.m.A juvenile was shot in the lower body and taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. Preliminarily, the shooting does not appear to be random. Detectives are actively investigating this case.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 2051 Chain Bridge Road (Bed Bath and Beyond), 2/19/21, 5:58 a.m. Someone forced entry into the store, took property and ran away.

ROBBERY: Robert Lane at Monticello Drive, 2/24/21, 8:23 p.m. A man walking home was approached by two juveniles who displayed a firearm, stole his personal property and left the area. No injuries were reported. The suspects were found by officers nearby and taken into custody after a foot pursuit. Charges for the juveniles are pending. 


COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 5860 Columbia Pike (Papa John’s), 2/23/21, 11:34 p.m. Two men entered the store, displayed guns and demanded cash from employees. The two men took cash before running away. No injuries were reported. Click here to watch the case summary and crime prevention tips


WEAPON DISCHARGE: Glade Drive at Timberhead Lane, 2/20/21, 5:37 a.m.A driver reported being followed by a white SUV. The driver made a U-turn and someone from the SUV fired a gun multiple times. Officers arrived and located cartridge casings in the street. No property damage or injuries were reported.

ANIMAL CRUELTY/SHOOTING: 2200 block of Cocquina Drive, 2/25/21, 7:48 a.m. A dog was found near a walking path deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers located cartridge casings at the scene. Detectives and Animal Protection Police officers are actively investigating this case.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 6844 Franconia Road (Tobacco Hut), 2/18/21, 9:45 p.m. – 2/19/21 8:55 a.m.A person forced entry into the business and took property.

ROBBERY: 4500 block of Backlick Road, 2/21/21, 1:25 a.m.Two men approached two victims in a park. One man displayed a handgun and took property from the victims before both men ran away.

VEHICLE PURSUIT/ WEAPON VIOLATION/NARCOTICS POSSESSION: Kingstowne Boulevard at Manchester Boulevard, 2/24/21, 6:56 p.m. An officer attempted to stop a 1999 Honda Accord for a traffic violation, but the driver refused, resulting in a pursuit. The Honda crashed into another car causing non-life-threatening injuries to one passenger. The two occupants ran away but were caught by officers after a foot pursuit. A loaded gun and narcotics were found inside the car. Ahmed Johnson, 24, of Alexandria, was charged with possession of a schedule I/II drug with intent to sell and resisting arrest. Kualie Crews, 23, of Alexandria, was charged with eluding, possession of a firearm with a schedule I/II drug, possession of a schedule I/II drug with intent to sell and resisting arrest.

VEHICLE TAMPERING/LARCENY: 5700 block of Callcott Way, 2/25/21, 5:22 a.m. A witness called police after seeing a man trying to enter vehicles in the parking lot. Officers arrived and arrested the man after a foot pursuit. Tyquawne Wright, 30, of Alexandria, was charged with two counts of theft of credit card numbers, petit larceny, grand larceny and vehicle tampering.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 5765 Burke Center Parkway (Burke Auto), 2/20/21 9 p.m. – 2/21/21 9 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took cash before leaving.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 8400 Old Keene Mill Road (Exxon), 2/22/21 9 p.m. – 2/23/21 6 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property before leaving.


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The listed events are organized by police district station. Addresses shown indicate blocks or 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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