Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending March 1, 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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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.


Our next regular CAC meeting will be held at the Franconia Government Center, 6121 Franconia Road, on Wednesday evening, March 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 March 11, 2006 and April 8, 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
February 23-March 01, 2006


Fallswood Way, 7600 Block:  On Sunday, February 26 around 5:50 p.m., a 45-year-old pizza delivery man delivered a pizza to a residence and returned to his car. While at his car he was approached by a man who displayed a knife and demanded money. The victim screamed and ran away. The suspect ran after the victim until a witness tried to intervene. The suspect fled in the direction of Ashland Woods Lane. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as a black male, 16 to 18 years old, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black hooded coat and jeans.


Winstead Manor Lane, 8000 Block:  A man was in a downstairs room in his home in the 8000 block of Winstead Manor Lane in the Newington area. He heard a noise upstairs and when he went to check on it found two men in his home. The men fled through the front door with some items from the home. This occurred on Wednesday, March 1 around noon. Police were able to find one suspect in nearby woods. Manuel Lopez, 19, of 6200 Sagebrush Place in Springfield, was charged with burglary and grand larceny. The investigation is continuing.


Admiralty Court, 5300 Block

Compact disc player, cellular telephone charger & shoes stolen

Backlick Road, 6100 Block

Jacket and car keys stolen from business.

Belvoir Woods Parkway, 9000 Block

Jewelry stolen from residence.

Bradlick Shopping Center, 6900 Block

Cellular telephone stolen from business.

Castlefield Way. 7200 Block

Money and checks stolen from vehicle.

Cherweck Drive, 9400 Block

Jewelry stolen from residence.

Cinder Bed Road, 8500 Block

Laser equipment stolen from business.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

Gasoline stolen from service station.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

Money stolen from purse at business.

Julian Street, 6400 Block

Tools stolen from vehicle.

Lockport Lane, 7200 Block

License plate stolen from vehicle.

Lockport Place, 7300 Block

Laptop computer stolen from business.

Loisdale Road, 7400 Block

Propane gas tank stolen from residence.

Major Street, 6500 Block

Wallet stolen from vehicle.

Richmond Highway, 9100 Block

Wallet stolen from person at homeless shelter.

Skyles Way, 7000 Block

License plate stolen from vehicle.


Amherst Avenue, 6100 Block

2000 red Ford EC1 reported stolen.

Ashland Woods Lane, 9100 Block

Moped reported stolen.

Gunston Cove Road, 9600 Block

Camper reported stolen.

King Edward Court, 4500 Block

1994 black Honda Civic reported stolen.

Ravensworth Road, 4300 Block

 994 Honda Civic reported stolen

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