Category Archives: Destruction of Property

Detectives Seeking Public’s Help in Church Vandalism

Mason District Station – Detectives are asking for the public’s help to solve a series of recent breaks-ins and destruction of property cases at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, located at 8922 Little River Turnpike in Annandale. During one of the break-ins, a member of the church was assaulted with a fire extinguisher. The victim was taken to the hospital with

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SCHOOL STATUE DESTROYED; OFFICERS SEEK INFORMATION

Officers are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) who destroyed a statue on the grounds of The Potomac School in McLean. The crime occurred in the 1300 block of Potomac School Road between the evening hours of December 21 and the early morning hours of December 22. The heads of the three llamas were broken off and one

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Suspect Shoots ATM with Shotgun, Gets No Money

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives are searching for this suspect who shot an ATM with a shotgun in an unsuccessful attempt to get money. Officers were called to the BB&T bank in the 8600 block of Richmond Highway around 11 a.m. Sunday after a customer walked up to the ATM and realized pieces of it were missing and scattered

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Vandals Cause More Than $20,000 in Damage to Elementary School

West Springfield Police District – Detectives are investigating after vandals destroyed property in and around White Oaks Elementary School, resulting in more than $20,000 in damage. Police were called to the 6100 block of Shiplett Boulevard in Burke, around 5:40 a.m. on July 3 after a construction crew found destruction and signs of arson around the property. Damage was noted

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Detectives Need Your Help Finding These Valued Possessions from Bias-Related Burglary

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives release photographs of some of the stolen jewelry from the burglary that occurred over the weekend. On March 27, a maintenance worker reported that he found an apartment in disarray and an anti-Muslim statement was written on the wall. The victims had their Quran destroyed and numerous items of jewelry stolen as well. The investigation

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Shots Fired into Vehicles and a Dwelling

McLean Police District – Officers responded for the report of a bullet that struck a vehicle in the 2200 block of Beacon Lane in Falls Church on Sunday, August 28, at around 3:52 a.m. According to the caller, a vehicle drove down the street and shot the caller’s vehicle which was unoccupied. Officers found that the caller’s residence was also

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Update: Warrants Served on Silver Diner Driver

On Tuesday, May 31, Samuel Ovie Abutoh, 59, of Springfield, was transported from the District of Columbia to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division served arrest warrants for Second Degree Murder, Felony Destruction of Property, Arson: Burning or Destroying an Occupied Public Building, and Arson: Burning or Destroying Personal Property on Abutoh. Warrants were

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