Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending May 3, 2006

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:

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.

Honoring Our Fallen Officers

The Fairfax County Police Department plans to honor the lives of fallen officers from Fairfax County and around the nation. Police week activities commemorate the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers. We join other departments around the country during this time of reflection.

  • Monday - May 8, 2006

1.       Fairfax County Fallen Officer Memorial Ceremony
Public Safety Rose Garden @ 11 a.m.
Fallen officers from the Fairfax County Police Department will be honored.  (The public are invited to attend this event)

  • Tuesday – May 9, 2006

1.       12th Annual Blue Mass
12:00 noon at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
10th and G Streets, NW Washington DC

  • Friday – May 12, 2006

1.       Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony
2 p.m. at National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial
Wreath laying for Fairfax officers after ceremony

To ride along or for more information, visit
Contact: 973-443-0030

2.       National Police Challenge 50 Kilometer Relay Race
Secret Service Training Center in Laurel, MD
Coordinated by the U.S. Secret Service
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Saturday – May 13, 2006

1.       18TH Annual Candlelight Vigil
8 p.m. at National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial
It is advised that anyone attending take the Metro Red Line to Judiciary Square.

  • Sunday – May 14, 2006

1.       11th Annual Emerald Society & Pipe Band March and Service
Assembles at 4:30 p.m. at New Jersey Ave. and F St, NW
Step-off promptly at 6:00 p.m.
March will proceed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Contact: National Conference Office: 301-858-0972 or email:

2.       11th Annual Law Ride
Leaves R..F.K. Stadium in Washington DC at 11 a.m.
Participants ride to the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial

         Monday – May 15, 2006

1.       25th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Day Services
12:00 Noon at West Front of the United States Capital
Fraternal Order of Police and Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary’s Wreath Laying Ceremony at 3:30 p.m.  National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

         Tuesday – May 16, 2006

1.       Fraternal Order of Police Local Memorial at 11 a.m
300 Indiana Avenue, Washington D.C.
For additional details about National Police Week, visit


Our next regular CAC meeting will be held at the Franconia Government Center, 6121 Franconia Road, on Wednesday evening, May 17, 2006, in the Helen Wilson Community Room.  A Social Period begins at 7pm, and the General Meeting starts at 7:30pm.


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 June 10, 2006. there will be no class in May.  Registration is required and can be done by contacting the MODIP reservations line at (703) 924-6588. The fee for this course is

Weekly Incident Summary Report
April 27-May 3, 2006


Backlick Road, 8500 Block

  Paperwork and money stolen from business.

Beulah Street, 7200 Block

  Beer stolen from business.

Brandon Avenue, 6100 Block

  Tools stolen from vehicle.

Cimarron Street, 6600 Block

  Grease gun stolen from vehicle.

Commerce Street, 7200 Block

  Radio stolen from library.

Countrywood Court, 7200 Block

  Jewelry and laptop computer stolen from residence.

Craig Street, 6000 Block

  Television stolen from residence.

Dreyfuss Street, 5700 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

Frontier Drive, 6600 Block

  Blackberry stolen from business.

Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block

  Wallet stolen from person at business.

Mary Caroline Circle, 6900 Block

  Bag stolen from residence.

Meriwether Lane, 6300 Block

  Trash can stolen from residence.

Ravensworth Road, 4300 Block

  Cash stolen from soda machine at apartment building.

Red Bird Woods Court, 6700 Block

  License plates stolen from vehicle.

Reservoir Road, 7200 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from vehicle.

Silver Ridge Circle, 6400 Block

  Money stolen from residence.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Phone stolen from business.

Springfield Mall, 6700 Block

  Lingerie stolen from business.


Hogarth Street, 7600 Block

  1996 Toyota Camry reported stolen.

Valley View Drive, 5900 Block

  1996 Ford F350 pickup reported stolen.


Walkers Croft Way, 6200 Block:  On Tuesday, April 25 around 6 p.m., a child in the 6200 block of Walkers Croft Way was bitten by a cat. The cat appeared to be friendly while several children were petting it. For unknown reasons the cat bit one of the children, a 2-year-old girl. The owner grabbed the cat and took it home. Animal control officers are still trying to locate the owner. This case is still under investigation.

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