Category Archives: Destruction of Property

Arson & Graffiti Investigation Underway at Reston Church

Reston Police District – Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded at 6:45 Sunday morning to a call for smoldering mulch at the St. John Neumann Catholic Community Church, 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston. Fire and Rescue personnel detected an accelerant was likely used in the fire and observed graffiti spray painted on a sign at the entrance of the church. Fire and

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Detectives Seeking Additional Victims in U.S. Flag Destruction Cases

Mason Police District – Detectives from our Criminal Investigations Section are seeking potential additional victims after U.S. flags were destroyed in several neighborhoods in Annandale. Maria Arif, 39, of Annandale, was arrested on Aug. 26, as part of the ongoing investigation. Arif was charged with larceny, two counts of destruction of property and two counts of mutilating a U.S. flag.

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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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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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