Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending April 18, 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
Officer Nida's e-Mail:


Our next regularly-scheduled meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, (232 years to the evening on which 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 May 12, 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
April 12-18, 2007 


Braddock Road, 7000 Block:  On Friday, April 13 around 3 p.m., a teacher at the Phillips School, located at 7010 Braddock Road, noticed two students acting in a suspicious manner. The teacher questioned the students and a pellet gun fell from one student's jacket. The teacher immediately took custody of the gun and contacted the School Resource Officer. Investigation is ongoing.


Bonniemill Lane, 7100 Block

  Wallet and cellular telephone stolen from vehicle

Broadmoor Street, 5400 Block

  Bicycle stolen from residence

Elan Place, 4400 (2 Reports) Block

  GPS system stolen from vehicle

Frontier Drive, 6500 Block

  Money stolen from business

Glenwood Mews Court, 7300 Block

  Plumbing and carpet stolen from construction site

Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block

  Shoes stolen from business

Little River Turnpike, 7100 Block

  Utility trailer stolen from business

Morning View Lane/High Valley Lane

  Power washer stolen from business

Pine Brook Road, 4000 Block

  Check stolen from residence

Springfield Plaza, 6400 Block

  Wallet stolen from business

Stagecoach Street, 6600 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle

Telegraph Road, 5700 Block

  Four catalytic converters stolen from vehicle

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