Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending January 18, 2006

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

Main Desk:





703.719.6436 ~ Fairfax County Police Department Virginia Crime Prevention Association
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Our next regular CAC meeting will be held at the Franconia Government Center, 6121 Franconia Road, on Wednesday evening, February 15, 2006, in the Helen Wilson Community Room.  A Social Period begins at 7pm, and the General Meeting starts at 7:30pm.


The Fairfax County Police Department offers residents 55 years of age and older enrollment in the Mature Operator’s Driver Improvement Program (MODIP). This eight hour course, which provides safe driving information, is sanctioned by the American Automobile Association (AAA) and is presented by certified Fairfax County Auxiliary Police Officers.  Upon completion of this course, drivers are eligible for the Virginia State-mandated insurance premium reduction (check with individual insurance carriers for the amount). The classes are normally held the second Saturday of each month at the Franconia District Station. The next seminars are scheduled at the Franconia District Station, located at 6121 Franconia Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on February 11, and March 11, 2006.  Registration is required and can be done by contacting the MODIP reservations line at (703) 924-6588. The fee for this course is $10.00 per person for books and materials.

Weekly Incident Summary Report
January 12-18, 2006


Lester Dorson Loop, 6200 Block:  On Saturday, January 14 around 10:45 p.m., a 43-year-old Alexandria-area woman discovered a man inside her residence in the 6200 block of Lester Dorson Loop. The victim was inside her residence when she heard a noise in another part of the house. In the process of investigating the noise the victim discovered an unknown man inside the house. The man fled after the victim screamed. There were no injuries and nothing appears to have been taken. The suspect is described as black, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds and wearing blue jeans, black vest, white shirt and hat.


Lorton Road/Edgemar Woods Drive:  On Monday, January 16 around 5:15 a.m. a woman was assaulted by man. The victim was waiting for a bus near the intersection of Lorton Road and Edgemar Woods Drive. A man walked up to her and touched her inappropriately before fleeing the area. He was described as a Hispanic male in his 20s. He was about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and 140-150 pounds. He had a goatee and short, straight black hair. He wore a blue jean jacket, earrings, white sneakers and an orange and red hooded sweatshirt.


Commerce Street, 7200 Block:  On Sunday, January 15 at approximately 6:10 p.m., police were called to a hit and run on Floyd Avenue in the Franconia area. A lookout was broadcast for the suspect vehicle and officers saw the stolen car driving west on Commerce Street. A traffic stop was made and Henry Armando Quintanilla, 27, of 7228 Commerce Street #203 in Springfield, was arrested for possession of stolen property and driving while intoxicated. He was then transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.


Crestleigh Way/Coachleigh Way:  A 55-year-old Alexandria-area-man was robbed near the intersection of Crestleigh Way and Coachleigh Way, in the Kingstowne area. The man, employed as a taxi cab driver, was sitting in his taxi at 2:20 a.m. on Monday, January 16. Two men ran up to the taxi, opened the door and struck the victim with a handgun. The suspects demanded money and the victim complied. The suspects fled on foot. A witness watched the two men get into a light-colored vehicle and drive away. The first suspect was described as black, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds. He was 19 to 20-years-old and wore a black hooded coat and black ski mask. The second suspect was described as black, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds. He was 19 to 20-years-old and wore a black hooded coat and black ski mask. 

Franconia Road, 6100 Block:  Fairfax County Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the Franconia area where the suspect demanded OxyContin, a prescription painkiller that has often been abused as a recreational drug. On Wednesday, January 18 at approximately 3:00 p.m., a man entered the CVS Pharmacy drug store, located at 6150 Franconia Road and went to the pharmacy. The suspect implied he had a gun and demanded OxyContin. The suspect was given the OxyContin and fled on foot. No one was injured. The suspect was described as white, approximately 40-50 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches tall to 5 feet 11 inches tall, wearing a beige baseball cap, a gray sweatshirt and light colored blue jeans.


Edsall Road, 6400 Block:  A 42-year-old Alexandria-area woman stabbed a man at her home, located at 6412 Edsall Road. The suspect began to argue with the 54-year-old Alexandria-area man at approximately 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, January 14. The suspect refused to allow the victim to leave and he moved her from the doorway. She picked up a scalpel and stabbed him in the stomach. The victim was transported to a local and hospital and treated for non life-threatening injuries. The victim and suspect were acquaintances. Emmy Frenz was arrested, charged with malicious wounding and transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.


Grayson Street,  6000 Block:  On Sunday, January 15 around 2 a.m., a party was taking place in the 6000 block of Grayson Street. During the party a resident from the address brandished a shotgun. When officers arrived the man put down the shotgun and was taken into custody. Another man from the party broke a window in a car in front of the address and assaulted a 19-year-old woman. The victim was not injured. Michael Dearaway, 25, of 6002 Grayson Street in Springfield was charged with brandishing a firearm and possession of marijuana. Devon Phillip Webb, 26, of 6703 Greenview Lane in Springfield was charged with simple assault and destruction of property. 


Backlick Road, 5500 Block

Gasoline stolen from service station.

Brandon Avenue, 6200 Block

Laptop stolen from vehicle.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

Beer stolen from business.

Fremont Street  , 5400 Block

Compact disc player and cellular telephone stolen from vehicle.

Grovedale Drive, 6300 Block

License plates stolen from vehicle.

Heming Avenue, 5700 Block

License plate stolen from vehicle.

Highdale Circle, 5900 Block

Air bags stolen from vehicle.

John Marr Drive, 4400 Block

Cash, checks and charge slips stolen from business.

Kingstowne Boulevard, 5800 Block

Cellular telephone, daytimer and jacket stolen from business.

Loisdale Road. 6700 Block

Videogame system stolen from business.

Mayfair Court, 300 Block

Compact disc changer stolen from vehicle.

Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block

Tires stolen from vehicle.

Rainwater Place, 7100 Block

Flat screen monitor stolen from business.

Springfield Drive, 6800 Block

Firewood stolen from residence.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

 (Two reports) Cellular telephones stolen from business.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

Money stolen from business.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

Cellular telephone stolen from business.

Springfield Mall, 6600 Block

Wallet stolen from business.

Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block

Wallet stolen from business.

Spring Mall Drive, 6700 Block

Purse stolen from business.

Stoddard Court, 6000 Block

Tools, Rubbermaid container and cold weather gear and maps stolen from vehicle.

Telegraph Road, 7500 Block

Electronic toothbrushes stolen from business.


Brookfield Plaza, 7000 Block

1998 Honda Accord reported stolen.

Gatton Square, 7000 Block

2005 Suzuki motorcycle reported stolen.

Larrlyn Drive, 7000 Block

2000 Bobcat bulldozer reported stolen.

Rhoden Court, 7000 Block

1997 Honda Accord reported stolen.

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