Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending March 26, 2003

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.

Mature Operator's Driver Improvement Program (MODIP)

The Franconia District Station of the Fairfax County Police Department will be offering Virginia residents 55 and older enrollment in the Mature Operator's Driver Improvement Program (MODIP).This eight-hour class covers safe driving information for mature drivers. The course 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.

The next MODIP class is being held at the Franconia District Station located at 6121 Franconia Road, on Saturday, April 12, 2003, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A subsequent seminar is scheduled for May 10, 2003. Registration is required and can be done by contacting the MODIP reservations line at (703) 924-6588. The fee for this course is $10 per person for books and materials.

MAJOR INCIDENTS

ROBBERY

Hatcher Street 3100: On March 24 at 9:50 p.m., an Alexandria area man, 45, was making a pizza delivery when two men approached him. One man pointed a knife at the victim and the pair demanded the victim’s money. The victim threw his cash on the ground and ran back to his car. The suspects were described as black, 18 years old and wearing black clothing.

Industrial Road 6700: An employee of Dunbar Armored Inc. was standing outside of the business when three men jumped him. The suspects took the victim’s issued weapon and ammunition. The men, who were carrying additional weapons, ordered the victim to take them inside and into the vault. Once inside, the victim entered the vault area and closed the door, preventing the robbers from getting inside. The suspects fled prior to police arrival.

PROPERTY CRIMES

LARCENIES

Backlick Road 6600 Gasoline taken from service station without payment being made.
Cinnamon Court 6100 Bicycle reported stolen.
Coverdale Way 5900 License plates taken from parked vehicle.
Edsall Road 6400 Beer taken from business.
Heather Ridge Court 9200 License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Hibbling Avenue 6000 Moped reported stolen.
Lake Village Drive/Waterfield Road Stereo taken from parked vehicle.
Landsdowne Center 6400 Gasoline taken from service station without payment being made.
Netties Lane 6600 License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Rock Ridge Lane 7100 Wheels taken from parked vehicle.
Springfield Boulevard 6800 License plates taken from parked vehicle.
Telegraph Road 5700 Gasoline taken from service station without payment being made.
Waites Way 8900 License plates taken from parked vehicle.
Westchester Street 5900 Stereo taken from parked vehicle.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Farrington Avenue 6000 1995 Ford truck reported stolen.
Grovedale Court 6100 1993 Pontiac Grand Am reported stolen.
Stoddard Court 6000 1997 Ford Expedition reported stolen.

ANIMAL RELATED INCIDENTS

No reported incidents

 

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