Category Archives: Vandalism

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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UPDATE: Detectives Release Surveillance Video from Hate Graffiti Case in Annandale

Mason Police District –  Do you recognize this suspect? We are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who spray painted swastikas on the Jewish Community Center in Annandale. If you have any information on who this might be, please call the Mason District Station at 703-256-8035. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting, or

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Hate Graffiti Found at Religious Institution in Annandale

Mason Police District – Detectives are investigating bias-related graffiti found today at a religious institution in Annandale.  Around 8 a.m., staff at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, located at 8900 Little River Turnpike, discovered swastikas spray-painted on the building’s exterior.  No other damage was found. Surveillance video captured images of a suspect spray-painting the building around 4:30 a.m. Detectives are reviewing

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Threat Against J.E.B. Stuart High School Under Investigation

We wanted to reassure our community we’re aware of a post on social media that’s spreading regarding a threat found yesterday in a student bathroom at J.E.B. Stuart High School. The message, written in pencil, threatened violence at the school this Friday. We’re working to identify that person, but since we haven’t yet, we can’t verify whether the threat is valid at

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Crime Solvers is Seeking Information on Cruiser Vandalism

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in a destruction of property incident. During the overnight hours of Saturday, March 5 into Sunday, March 6, someone spray-painted a marked police vehicle that was parked in the 1800 block of Westmoreland Street, in McLean. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone

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