Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending January 15, 2003

Police Officer Philip Edwards
Crime Prevention Unit
Fairfax County Police ~ Franconia Station
6121 Franconia Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22310-2508

Main Desk:

703.922.0889

Office:

703.922-8263

FAX:

703.719.6436

http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/ps/police   ~ Fairfax County Police Department
http://www.vcpa.org  ~ Virginia Crime Prevention Association

Officer
Edwards e-Mail: philip.edwards@fairfaxcounty.gov

The following information is authorized for release by the Fairfax County Police Department - Public Information Office (PIO). For questions concerning any portion of this Report, please contact PIO at 703-246-2253.

MAJOR INCIDENTS:

ROBBERIES

Braddock Road 6900

On January 12 at 10:45 p.m., an Alexandria area man, 39, employed as a taxicab driver for Springfield Yellow Cab was dispatched to pick up a fare in a parking lot in the 6900 block of Braddock Road in the Springfield area. Upon arrival, a man got into the taxi, brandished a handgun and announced a robbery. The victim struggled with the suspect, but the suspect maintained control of the gun. The victim relinquished cash and the suspect fled. A few hours later, the City of Alexandria Police Department arrested a Springfield man for a similar incident. That man was found to be responsible for this robbery and charges were pending.

PROPERTY CRIMES

LARCENIES
Backlick Road 6100 Compact discs taken from parked vehicle.
Backlick Road 6200 Stereo and compact discs taken from parked vehicle.
Blacksburg Road 5400 Cellular telephone taken from parked vehicle.
Charlottesville Road 5400 Cash taken from parked vehicle.
Edsall Road 6400 License plates taken from parked vehicle.
Elgar Street 7700 Stereo taken from parked vehicle.
Forsythia Street 6700 Stereo, cash and compact discs taken from parked vehicle.
Frontier Drive 6600 Cellular telephone reported stolen.
Kingstowne Boulevard 500 Purse reported stolen.
Kingstowne Center 5800 Purse reported stolen.
Loisdale Road 6600 Vacuum cleaner taken from business.
Lone Star Road/Pohick Road Stereo taken from parked vehicle.
Manchester Boulevard 7000 Patron failed to pay tab at restaurant.
Meteor Place 6800 License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Springfield Mall 6500 Cellular telephone reported stolen.
Springfield Mall 6500 Jacket taken from business.
Springfield Mall 6600 Jewelry taken from business.
Stationhouse Court 8300 Christmas decorations taken from yard
Telegraph Road 5600 Gasoline taken from service station without payment being made.
Victoria Drive 6900 Hubcap taken from parked vehicle.
Windham Avenue 6400 Cash taken from parked vehicle.
VEHICLE THEFTS
Oakridge Woods Court 7600 1989 Pontiac Bonneville reported stolen.
Springfield Mall 6500 2002 Dodge Stratus reported stolen.

ANIMAL RELATED INCIDENTS

No significant incidents reported

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