Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending March 21, 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
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Our next regularly-scheduled meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2007, (232 years to the day when Paul Revere made his famous ride) 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 April 14, 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.

Weekly Incident Summary Report 
March 15-21, 2007


McKenna Way, 6500 Block:  On Thursday, March 22 around 2:30 a.m., a 38-year-old man heard noises inside his home. He began turning on lights and heard what sounded like someone opening his sliding door and running. Further inspection of the home revealed a window was broken and a laptop computer, network card, USB hard drive and cellular telephone were stolen. This is the second time in three days that this home in the 6500 block of McKenna Way has been burglarized.


Beulah Street/Telegraph Road:  A 26-year-old Lorton-area man was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly fled from police in his vehicle. An officer attempted a traffic stop on a 2006 black Toyota Camry after its driver failed to stop for a stop sign at Morning View Lane and View Lane in the Newington area at 2:50 a.m. on March 20. The driver of the car did not stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended on Old Colchester Road prior to Hasset Street. Antonio Wilson of 9501 Greencastle Lane in Lorton was arrested and charged with speed to elude, disregarding a stop sign and receiving stolen property. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.  No one was injured.


General Washington Drive, 5600 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle

John Ryland Way, 7200 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle

Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block

  Money stolen from business

Little River Turnpike, 6700 Block

  Files and laptop computer stolen from business

Lorton Station Boulevard, 9000 Block

  Camera and check stolen from business

Springfield Mall, 6600 Block

  Wallet stolen from business

Springfield Mall, 6600 Block

  Electronics stolen from business

Telegraph Road, 6600 Block

  Cellular telephone and keys stolen from business

Terminal Road, 8300 Block

  Copper stolen from business

Villa Del Rey Court, 6900 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle

Vine Street, 5600 Block

  License plates stolen from vehicle


Kingstowne Center, 5800 Block

  2002 Cadillac Deville reported stolen

Wellington Commons Drive, 6100 Block

  2006 Kawasaki 636 motorcycle reported stolen

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