Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending February 28, 2007

Police Officer Jim Nida
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
Officer Nida's e-Mail:


Our next regularly-scheduled meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2007, in the Helen Wilson Community Room at 7:30 pm in the Franconia Governmental Center. A social period (7pm-7:30pm) precedes the meeting.


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 seminar is scheduled at the Franconia District Station, located at 6121 Franconia Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.on March 10, 2007. 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.

Animal Shelter Hosts Low-Cost Rabies Clinic for Pets Sunday, March 11, 2007, 12 noon - 2 p.m. 

Fairfax County Animal Shelter
4500 West Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 22043

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter will host its next low-cost rabies clinic on Sunday, March 11 for dogs, cats and ferrets. The cost for rabies shots at the clinic is $10. All dogs should be on leashes and all cats in carriers.

Fairfax County 2006 dog licenses will be sold separately at the clinic and cost $5 for altered dogs and $10 for unaltered dogs (please bring proof of your pet's spay or neuter).

The clinic is sponsored by the Fairfax County Police Department Animal Services Division and Deepwood Veterinary Hospital. For more information, please call (703) 830-1100. Cash or checks only-no credit cards-will be accepted for payment at the clinic.

Additional 2007 rabies clinics will be held on the following dates:

  • Sunday, May 20

  • Sunday, July 15

  • Sunday, Sep. 16

  • Sunday, Nov. 18

Weekly Incident Summary Report
February 22-28, 2007


Amherst Avenue, 6500 Block

  Dealer license plate stolen from business

Cardinal Woods Court, 6700 Block

  Cell phone attachment stolen from vehicle

Loisdale Court, 6500 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle

Oakwood Road, 5500 Block

  Equipment stolen from business

Ravensworth Road, 4300 Block

  Laptop, purse and jewelry stolen from vehicle

Springfield Mall , 6500 Block

  Cell phone stolen from business

Springfield Mall, 6700 Block

  Wallet stolen from business

Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block

  Tire stolen from vehicle

Sterling Grove Drive, 7100 Block

  Stereo, satellite radio, tool box and tools stolen from vehicle


Essex Avenue, 7300 Block

  1998 Nissan Sentra reported stolen

Joust Lane, 6000 Block

  1997 Ford Crown Victoria reported stolen

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