Category Archives: Franconia Police District

Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Suspect Involved in Bank Fraud

Can you help us identify this suspect? This woman broke into a car in the Lorton area on September 8.  A few days later, she used the victims information and withdrew several thousand dollars from her bank account. If you recognize the suspect, or have information about this crime, please contact Detective C. Burbrink at 703-922-0894. Tips can be submitted

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Suspects Using Stolen Credit Cards

Can you help us identify these suspects? Several credit cards were stolen from a vehicle in the Kingstowne area. This happened last week on Tuesday, October 9. The suspects used the stolen credit cards to purchase prepaid gift cards at a Harris Teeter store in Arlington County. If you recognize the suspects, or have information about this crime, please contact

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Search for Suspect from Barricade Continues

We continue to search for 32-year-old Alton Thodos after an investigation revealed him as a suspect in several crimes that happened yesterday. Officers responded to the area of Belle Haven Road and Radcliff Lane in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County around 10 a.m. for a man who was trying to open car doors. When officers arrived, they discovered several

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UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash Identified

The victim of the fatal single-car crash has been identified as 46-year-old Eddie Chen.   (Original release date: September 27, 2018) New York Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash Franconia District Police District –  Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are currently investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash. Officers responded to the 6200 block of Backlick Road near Commerce Street around 1:30 this morning

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UPDATE: Investigation Underway Following In-Custody Death

We are actively investigating an in-custody death in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Patrol officers from our Franconia and Mount Vernon District Stations responded to the 4300 block of Mission Court for an overdose call for service at 4:32 yesterday afternoon involving 31-year-old Christopher Paul who was experiencing either a mental or medical health episode. A family member was

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Investigation Underway Following In-Custody Death

*** Chief Roessler plans to brief the media at Public Safety Headquarters (12099 Government Center Parkway) at 11:30 this morning in the Press Briefing Room on the 2nd Floor*** We are actively investigating an in-custody death in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Patrol officers from our Franconia District Station responded to a domestic call for service at 4:35 yesterday

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Update on Partially Decomposed Remains Found in Springfield

Franconia Police District – The body part found in the backyard of a home last weekend is now believed to possibly be that of a bear. Officers were called to the 5900 block of Brunswick Street in Springfield last Saturday after a resident found what appeared to be a decomposing human foot. Photographs of the suspected body part were sent

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