Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending May 04, 2005

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:

The next CAC meeting will be held on Wednesday evening, May 18, 2005, at the Franconia Government Center in the public meeting room. Mark your calendars and be sure to attend. The meeting begins at 7:30pm, pre-meeting social period begins at 7:00pm.

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 seminars are scheduled at the Franconia District Station, located at 6121 Franconia Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.on May 14, and June 11, 2005. 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 28 - May 04, 2005

ARMED ROBBERY (GUN):

A Springfield business was robbed at gunpoint. On Thursday, May 5, at approximately 1:00 a.m., a man entered Parkway Express at 8105 Loisdale Road and brandished a handgun. He demanded money from a store employee, a 21-year-old Alexandria woman, who opened her register. The suspect then removed money from the register and fled in an unknown direction. The employee was not injured. The suspect is described as black, 30 to 35-years-old, five feet five inches tall and weighing approximately 155 pounds. He was wearing dark colored work pants, a dark vest and a white t-shirt.

INDECENT LIBERTIES

Franconia Road, 6400 Block: Amadu Barrie, 38, of 439 N. Armistead St. #102, Alexandria, has been charged with one count of indecent liberties and one count of indecent exposure stemming from an incident on April 28. Around 8:45 a.m. that morning Barrie, a custodian at Key Middle School, went in to the men’s room where he allegedly exposed himself to two male students.

INDECENT LIBERTIES

Franconia Road, 6400 Block: Amadu Barrie, 38, of 439 N. Armistead St. #102, Alexandria, has been charged with one count of indecent liberties and one count of indecent exposure stemming from an incident on April 28. Around 8:45 a.m. that morning Barrie, a custodian at Key Middle School, went in to the men’s room where he allegedly exposed himself to two male students. He turned himself into Police on the 29th and was released on a $2,500 bond.

SHOOTING INTO AN OCCUPPIED DWELLING

Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block: On Saturday, April 30 around 2 a.m., the front glass doors were shot out of Hard Times Café at 6362 Springfield Plaza in the Springfield area. This occurred after two groups of adults, who had engaged in an altercation, left the restaurant. The suspect shot the front door from a car. The suspect was described as a white man, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing around 170 pounds. He had straight, short, blond hair and was wearing a blue collared shirt, black dress pants and black dress shoes. There was no description of the suspect’s vehicle.

SHOOTING INTO AN OCCUPPIED DWELLING

Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block: On Saturday, April 30 around 2 a.m., the front glass doors were shot out of Hard Times Café at 6362 Springfield Plaza in the Springfield area. This occurred after two groups of adults, who had engaged in an altercation, left the restaurant. The suspect shot the front door from a car. The suspect was described as a white man, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing around 170 pounds. He had straight, short, blond hair and was wearing a blue collared shirt, black dress pants and black dress shoes. There was no description of the suspect’s vehicle.

LARCENIES

Birch Lane, 4900 Block Tools stolen from vehicle.
Burdon Court, 6000 Block Radio stolen from vehicle.
Celtic Drive, 4900 Block Gasoline stolen from vehicle.
Eagle Ridge Lane, 6300 Block Flowers stolen from residence.
Elgar Street, 7400 Block Compact discs, bracelet, money and shoes stolen from vehicle.
Fleet Drive, 6600 Block Laptop computer stolen from business.
Fieldhurst Court, 7000 Block Tires stolen from vehicle.
Franconia Road, 5500 Block Compact disc player stolen from vehicle.
Franconia Road, 6400 Block Cellular telephone stolen from business.
Grace Street, 7400 Block Bag of mulch stolen from residence.
Kandel Court, 4700 Block License plates stolen from vehicle.
Kathmoor Drive, 6000 Block Two bicycles stolen from residence.
Layton Drive, 7100 Block Camera stolen from residence.
Manigold Court, 7500 Block Tires stolen from vehicle.
Maryview Street, 6300 Block Tire rims stolen from vehicle.
Pleasure Cove Court, 5200 Block Stereo and camera stolen from vehicle.
Redwood Lane, 6000 Block Laptop computer stolen from residence.
Rock Cliff Lane, 6000 Block Tires stolen from vehicle.
Springfield Shopping Center, 6700 Block Cellular telephone stolen from business.
Wigmore Lane, 6100 Block Two skateboards and stereo faceplate stolen from vehicle.
Wolford Way, 7600 Block Money stolen from vehicle.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Little River Turnpike, 7100 Block 1999 Acura reported stolen.

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