Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending March 31, 2004

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:

Mark your calendars! The next CAC meeting will be held next Wednesday evening, April 21, 2004, in the Community Meeting room at the Franconia Governmental Center. Social period begins at 7pm; meeting begins at 7:30 pm. We hope to see you there.

OPERATOR’S DRIVER IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (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 will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2004, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A subsequent seminar is also scheduled for May 8th. 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 25-31, 2004

SEXUAL OFFENSE

Stagecoach Street, Block: 6600 On March 31 at 9:00 a.m., a 21-year-old Springfield area woman was in her backyard when a man accosted her and dragged her into her home. He sexually assaulted her and fled out the back door. The suspect was described as Hispanic, in his late 20’s; about five feet five inches tall, with a medium build. The suspect had a thin moustache and some chin-hair but was otherwise clean shaven. He had dark hair that was slicked back. He wore faded jeans, a grey hooded sweatshirt and tennis shoe.

LARCENIES

Curtier Drive, Block: 6000    Jewelry taken from residence.
Edsall Road, Block: 6400    Cigarettes taken from business.
Franconia Road, Block: 6100    Cigarettes taken from business.
Frontier Drive, Block: 6600    Tools taken from parked vehicle.
Hagel Circle, Block: 9500    Stereo taken from parked vehicle.
Kandel Court, Block: 4700    License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Kingstowne Boulevard, Block 5800 Purse reported stolen.
Kingstowne Center, Block: 5800    Cash and compact discs taken from parked vehicle.
Loisdale Road, Block: 6700    Wheels taken from parked vehicle.
Pinto Place, Block: 6100    Stereo, watch and camera taken from parked vehicle.
Rose Hill Drive, Block: 6100 Video games taken from business.
Springfield Plaza, Block: 6300    Jewelry and curio shelf taken from business.
Thomas Drive, Block: 6300    License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Wilburdale Drive, Block: 7100    Lawn care equipment taken from shed.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Brocton Court, Block: 7000    1999 Ford Explorer reported stolen.
Edsall Road, Block: 6200    1993 Honda Civic reported stolen.
Spring Faire Court, Block    7200 1999 Acura Integra reported stolen.

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