FCPD Weekly Recap For Friday, September 3
CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY:
Date Covered: 08/27- 09/02/2021
Total Calls for Service: 8,394
Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 194
Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 218
Total Crash Calls for Service: 624
LINKS TO MAJOR CASES
Detectives Investigate Fatal Crash on Dolley Madison Boulevard
Detectives Investigate Fatal Crash in Chantilly
Detectives Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash in Reston
Forensic Evidence Leads to Arrest of Sexual Assault Suspect
ASSAULT/ WEAPONS VIOLATIONS: 5500 block of Sully Park Drive, 8/29/21, 7:35 p.m. The victims were approached by two men traveling in a red Kia sedan. The men in the sedan produced a BB gun and began shooting at the victims and dog prior to fleeing the scene. Both victims reported injuries that were considered not life threatening. On September 2, officers charged Edward Williams, 21, of Burke and Michael Sullivan, 21, of Fairfax Station with three counts of assault, animal cruelty and discharge of a pneumatic gun.
CARJACKING: 13000 block of Rockland Village Drive, 8/31/21, 4:55 p.m. The victim was retrieving items from her 2019 Toyota 4Runner when she was approached by a man who implied he had a weapon. The man took the victim’s car keys and property before leaving in the victim’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.
MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: 8700 block of Richmond Highway, 8/29/21, 1:32 p.m. The victim was pushed to the ground and kicked by a man who demanded money. The man went through the victim’s pockets and fled the area. No property was taken. The victim reported injuries that were considered not life threatening.
STOLEN AUTO RECOVERY: Richmond Highway at Memorial Street, 9/1/21, 7:04 p.m. Officers saw stolen 2014 Ford Escape and conducted a traffic stop. The driver, Esther Bernstein, 36, of Maryland, was arrested and charged with grand larceny.
MISSILE INTO AN OCCUPIED DWELLING: 7900 block of Audubon Avenue, 9/2/21, 6:30 p.m. Officers responded for the report of gunshots and found two homes damaged. No injuries were reported.
ROBBERY: 1700 block of Tysons Boulevard, 08/27/21, 8:27 p.m. A man approached the victim in a room, displayed a knife and demanded money. The man left and no property was taken. The victim received injuries that were not considered life threatening.
ROBBERY: 4100 block of Wadsworth Court, 8/28/21, 11:58 p.m. The victim was approached by four men who assaulted him with a baseball bat and took his property. The victim was treated for injuries that were not considered life threatening.
ROBBERY: 3400 block of South Jefferson Street, 9/2/21, 12:18 a.m.A man approached the victim in a parking lot while he was loading his car. The man displayed a knife, took property and ran away. No injuries reported.
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: 6100 Arlington Boulevard (Target), 9/2/21, 1:42 a.m. Someone forced entry into the business and took property.
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: 2900 block of Patrick Henry Drive, 9/2/21, 5:10 p.m. A man approached the victim, displayed a knife and demanded property. The victim got into a nearby car and the suspect ran away.
RESTON DISTRICT STATION
WEAPONS VIOLATIONS/ POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: 2000 block of Sanibel Drive, 8/31/21, 2:36 a.m. Officers responded for a man trespassing on private property. The investigation revealed Shujaat Qamar, 30, of Reston, was unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon. Officers discovered he was also in possession of multiple rounds of ammunition, a large amount of marijuana and materials consistent with the sale of marijuana. Qamar was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, distribution of marijuana less than one ounce, possession of controlled substance within a school zone and carrying a loaded weapon within a specified locality.
ROBBERY: 6100 block of Backlick Road, 8/27/21, 11:03 p.m. The victim was approached by three men. One of the men produced a knife while the other two men assaulted the victim and took his property before running away. The victim’s injuries were not considered life threatening.
SHOOTING: 6100 block of Amherst Avenue, 8/29/21, 2:20 p.m. The victim saw three men attempting to break into a vehicle. When the victim approached, one of the men pointed a firearm at the victim. The victim fired one round at the man. The three men fled the scene. No injuries were reported.
ROBBERY: 4300 block of Ravensworth Road, 8/30/21, 9:03 p.m. The victim arranged to sell property through an app. When he met the man, he was approached by a second man who assaulted him and took his property. Both men fled the area. The victim’s injuries were not considered life threatening.
STABBING: 6500 Springfield Mall (Springfield Town Center), 8/31/21, 6:52 p.m. The victim encountered the suspect in the food court. A dispute arose and escalated to a fight during which the victim was stabbed. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and remains hospitalized. Preliminarily, this was not a random act and detectives continue to investigate.
WEAPONS VIOLATON/SHOOTING: 6300 block of Rolling Road, 8/29/21, 1:32 a.m. A witness reported hearing a single gunshot and saw a man displaying a firearm. When the man was approached by security, he dropped the weapon and ran away. Officers located a handgun on the ground and a single shell case. No injuries were reported.
WEST SPRINGFIELD DISTRICT STATION
STOLEN VEHICLE/ FOOT PURSUIT: 7800 block of Harwood Place, 9/2/21, 11:07 p.m. The victim was alerted to movement in his driveway. He saw his father’s car was being stolen. Officers were in the area and located the stolen car nearby. Upon investigation, a foot pursuit ensued. The pursuit resulted in Isaiah Tate, 26, of Maryland, being arrested and charged with grand larceny and eluding police.
ROBBERY: Commons Drive at Sutter Lane, 9/2/21, 9 p.m. A man was approached by five men who assaulted him and took personal property. The victim was taken to the hospital for injuries not considered life threatening.
COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: 9511 Blake Lane (7-11), 8/29/21, 12:49 a.m. A man entered the business, implied he had a firearm and took property.
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