Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending March 02, 2005

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.

CAC:

The next CAC meeting will be held on Wednesday evening, March 16, 2005, at the Franconia Government Center in the public meeting room. Mark your calendars and be sure to attend. The meeting begins at 7:30pm, pre-meeting social period begins at 7:00pm. Our new Station Commander, Captain Maggie Deboard hopes to be with us for a "meet and greet."

MODIP:

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 held the second Saturday of each month at the Franconia District Station. The next MODIP class (March 12th) is full, so we cannot accommodate any more people. Will be held however, subsequent seminars are scheduled at the Franconia District Station, located at 6121 Franconia Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on April 9 and May 14, 2005. 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 24-March 02, 2005

ROBBERY

Commerce Street, 7200 Block: On February 26 around 10:30 p.m. a 22-year-old, Springfield area man was walking in the 7200 block of Commerce Street in the Springfield area. He was approached from behind by three men; two of the men had knives. They led him away from the area and looked through his pockets for money. They stole his wallet. One robber then fled toward Old Keene Mill Road, and the other two fled behind the apartment buildings turning north and heading toward Backlick Road.

BIAS CRIME

Franconia Road, 4900 Block: Sometime between noon on Friday February 11 and 11 a.m. Tuesday February 15 someone wrote racially derogatory graffiti on school playground equipment using a crayon. There is no suspect information at this time.

LARCENIES

Ballycastle Circle, 5100 Block License plates reported stolen from vehicle.
Beverly Drive, 7300 Block Jewelry reported stolen from residence.
Bradlick Shopping Center, 6900 Block Gloves reported stolen from business.
Buckingham Palace Court, 5600 Block Money reported stolen from vehicle.
Caton Woods Court, 6900 Block Windows, microwave and range oven reported stolen from house on construction site.
Franconia Road, 5500 Block Gasoline reported stolen from service station.
Franconia Road, 6500 Block Tools reported stolen from vehicle.
Furnace Road, 10500 Block Computer reported stolen from business.
Hanover Avenue, 6100 Block Tools reported stolen from residence.
Hayfield Road, 7700 Block License plates reported stolen from vehicle.
Highland Street, 7300 Block License plates reported stolen from vehicle.
Leewood Forest Drive, 7000 Block Stereo reported stolen from vehicle.
Levi Court, 6200 Block License plates reported stolen from vehicle.
Loisdale Road, 6600 Block Cellular phone reported stolen from business.
Long Pine Drive, 7500 Block (2 reports) Stereo reported stolen from vehicle.
River Road, 11300 Block Credit cards reported stolen from vehicle.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Cellular phone reported stolen from business.
Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block Purse reported stolen from business.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block 2002 BMW M3 reported stolen.

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