FCPD Weekly Recap For Friday, July 30


Date Covered: 7/23/2021 – 7/29/2021

Total Calls for Service: 7,959

Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 180

Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 210

Total Crash Calls for Service: 580


Homicide Investigation Underway after Man Found Deceased in Apartment

Fatal Pedestrian Crash in McLean

Body of Emily Lu Found and Man Charged

Man Charged with Sex Offenses from 20 Years Ago


ATTEMPTED ROBBERY/DISORDERLY CONDUCT/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY/ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT/ATTEMPT TO DISARM LAW ENFORCEMENT: Lee Highway at Old Centreville Road, 7/24/21, 8:35 p.m. A man was at the intersection acting erratically when he jumped on the hood of a car stopped at a traffic signal and broke the windshield. He walked to another nearby motorist, reached into the car threatening the occupants and attempted to take their property. Officers arrived and tried to take Johnny Laws Jr., 36, of Maryland, into custody when he assaulted an officer and attempted to remove an officer’s gun and baton. The officer and Laws Jr. were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life threatening. Laws Jr. was charged with robbery, assault on law enforcement, attempt to disarm law enforcement officer of firearm, attempt to disarm law enforcement officer of impact weapon, destruction of property, disorderly conduct, obstruction of justice.


ROBBERY: 6300 block of Richmond Highway, 7/23/21, 12:41 a.m. A group of men approached the victim on the sidewalk, assaulted him and took his property. No injuries were reported.  

RECKLESS DISCHARGE: 7900 block of Fordson Road, 7/23/21, 11:49 p.m. Officers heard several gun shots in the area and located multiple shell casings along the roadway. After an extensive search of the area, no injuries were reported and one unoccupied vehicle was struck.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 7698 Richmond Highway (Moe’s Southwest Grill), 7/26/21, 4:48 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.

BRANDISHING/ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF FIREARM: 7800 block of Belford Drive, 7/27/21, 12:22 p.m. After a dispute, a juvenile pointed a firearm at the victim. Officers found the juvenile nearby and he was charged with brandishing and possession of a firearm by person under the age of 18.

VEHICLE PURSUIT/UNAUTHORIZED USE OF VEHICLE: I-95 South at Richmond Highway, 7/29/21, 3:10 a.m. Officers observed a 2019 Hyundai Sonata traveling south on I-95 at a high rate of speed and attempted to stop the vehicle resulting in a pursuit. The vehicle went into a surrounding jurisdiction and shortly returned, officers quickly located the vehicle and conducted a PIT maneuver to end the pursuit. The driver of the vehicle, a juvenile, was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and felony speed to elude.

STOLEN AUTO: 8500 block of Wyngate Manor Court, 7/29/21, 1 p.m. The victim arranged to sell his car with a man. Johnathan Brown, 30, of Washington DC, got in the car and drove away. Officers found Brown in the car nearby, and he was charged with grand larceny.


VEHICLE PURSUIT: Leesburg Pike at Dale Drive, 7/25/21, 2:55 a.m. An officer observed a 2018 Nissan Altima driving at a high rate of speed and attempted to stop the vehicle which resulted in a pursuit. As the driver attempted to make a left turn, he lost control of the vehicle crashing into nearby bushes. Marcus Turner, 26, of Sterling, was arrested after a short foot pursuit. Turner was charged with disregarding police signal to stop, obstruction of justice, and driving on revoked license.

ROBBERY: 1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, 7/26/21, 2:05 p.m. A man agreed to meet the victim to buy property from him. The man displayed a firearm, took property, and ran away. No injuries were reported.


DRUNK IN PUBLIC/ATTEMPT TO DISARM A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: 7200 block of Little River Turnpike, 7/25/2021, 4:51 p.m. Officers responded for the report of an intoxicated man. When officers attempted to arrest the man, he tried to run then attempted to remove an officer’s firearm. Victor Granado Alfaro, 19, no fixed address, was charged with drunk in public, attempt to disarm a law enforcement officer, and obstruction of justice.

ROBBERY: 6500 block of Sand Wedge Court, 7/25/21, 6:45 p.m. The victim was approached by an acquaintance who forcefully removed his property and drove away.

CONCEALED WEAPON/WARRANT SERVICE: Leesburg Pike at Peace Valley Lane, 7/29/21, 10:51 p.m. Officers saw a man with outstanding warrants in a minivan. When officers approached, the man and two occupants ran from the minivan. Angel Matute Aviles, 18, of Falls Church, was arrested and served with two outstanding warrants for unauthorized used of a vehicle and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. One juvenile had five outstanding warrants for two counts of robbery, two counts of malicious wounding, use of firearm in commission of felony. A second juvenile had five outstanding warrants for two counts of robbery, two counts of malicious wounding, use of firearm in commission of felony and was charged with two additional charges of a concealed weapon violation and possession of tobacco by a minor.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 1711 Clubhouse Road (Hidden Creek Country Club), 7/23/21, 9:30 p.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.

ASSAULT: 13400 block of Coppermine Road, 7/26/21, 3:52 p.m. While at the gas pumps, the victim approached a man about his car. Varun Balan, 33, of Fairfax, became upset and made derogatory statements. Another community member attempted to intervene. Balan then assaulted the two men and was arrested. He was charged with two counts of assault and battery and disorderly conduct.


STOLEN AUTO RECOVERY: Old Keene Mill Road at Spring Road, 7/25/21, 1:18 a.m. Officers located a 2021 Chevy Silverado that was reported stolen. A traffic stop was initiated, and the occupants were taken into custody. Jamaal Lowery, 41, of Washington D.C., was charged with grand larceny.

CREDIT CARD FRAUD/WEAPONS VIOLATION: 6500 block of Springfield Mall, 7/25/21, 3:47 p.m. A group of four were attempting to make fraudulent purchases with credit cards and ran when officers responded. All four were arrested. Davian McKinnie, 18, of Springfield, was found unlawfully possessing a firearm. He was charged with five counts of credit card larceny, obstruction of justice and illegal possession of concealed weapon. Khye Pollard, 18, of Woodbridge, was charged with credit card larceny. Jaquell Turner, 18, of Manassas, was charged with two counts of credit card larceny. The juvenile was charged with seven counts of credit card larceny, false ID to law enforcement, and obstruction. 

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 7015 #103 Old Keene Mill Road (Super Smart Phones), 7/27/21, 12:43 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 10621 #B Braddock Road (The Cave Gaming Center), 7/26/21, 3:04 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.

BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED DWELLING: 9400 block of Backstay Court, 7/27/21, 1:19 p.m. A woman entered a home and began stealing property. She was confronted by the homeowner. The woman attempted to run from the home but was arrested by officers nearby. Skyler Pagnella, 23, of Springfield, was charged with burglary and petit larceny. 


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 2915 Hunter Mill Road #1 (The Anderson Group), 7/28/21, 8:09 p.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.


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