FCPD Weekly Recap for Friday, March 12

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY:

Date Covered: 3/5/2021 – 3/11/2021

Total Calls for Service: 7,080

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 312

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 281

Total Crash Calls for Service: 412

LINKS TO MAJOR CASES

Multi-Jurisdictional Effort Leads to Arrest In Commercial Burglary Series

Detectives Learn of New Information from 2016 Murder

Man Fatally Shot in Reston Apartment Community

SULLY DISTRICT STATION

No events to report

MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION

SHOOTING: 8700 block of Richmond Highway, 3/6/21, 12:30 a.m. Officers responded for a reported shooting and located cartridge casings in a parking lot. No one injured was found on scene. A man later self-reported to the hospital with an injury that was not life threatening. Detectives are investigating this shooting. 

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 5965 Telegraph Road (Bestway), 3/8/21, 12:45 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and attempted to take property.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: 700 block of Groveton Gardens Road, 3/8/21, 10:17 p.m. Three men approached the victim, demanded money and assaulted him before running away. The victim was taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life threatening.

MCLEAN DISTRICT STATION

VEHICLE PURSUIT: Arlington Boulevard at Cedar Lane, 3/6/21, 7:39 a.m. An officer witnessed a 2008 Dodge Caravan drive through a red light and attempted to make a traffic stop, but the driver refused, resulting in a pursuit. The driver, Kevin Blyther, 45, of Centreville, drove through another red light at Arlington Boulevard and Jaguar Trail and hit another vehicle. Blyther, and the other driver, were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. Blyther was arrested and charged with speed to elude, driving on a revoked license, two counts of failing to stop at a red light and driving an unregistered vehicle.

MASON DISTRICT STATION

ROBBERY: 2900 block of Patrick Henry Drive, 3/9/21, 12:12 a.m. Two men approached the victim, displayed a knife and demanded property. The men assaulted the victim and took his property before running away. 

ASSAULT: 2900 block of Willston Place, 3/9/21, 10:50 p.m. The victim was sitting in a car when a man holding knives in both hands ran toward him. The victim drove away and called police. The man ran from officers and discarded the knives prior to being arrested. Jose Cruz-Robles, 24, was charged with assault, disorderly conduct and destruction of property. 

RESTON DISTRICT STATION

No events to report

FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 6500 Springfield Mall (Jewelry Box), 3/10/21, 8:13 p.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.

WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION

No events to report

FAIR OAKS DISTRICT STATION

No events to report

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This report is published every week, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the week before; reports published on Friday cover the preceding Friday through Thursday.

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.

Note: Information contained in the FCPD RECAP is generally based on initial reports made to the police department. Follow-up investigations may reveal different or additional information.

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