Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending May 10, 2006

Police Officer Jim Nida
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 Nida's e-Mail:
james.nida@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.

NATIONAL POLICE WEEK EVENTS

 

MONDAY – MAY 15, 2006

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

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

CAC:

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.

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 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 $10.00 per person for books and materials.

Weekly Incident Summary Report
May 4-10, 2006

Donation SCAM

The Fairfax County Police Department has received reports of phone solicitations in the name of fallen Detective Vicky Armel. The Department is NOT making ANY telephone contacts regarding donations for the family. The only legitimate fund currently available is as follows:

ARMEL FAMILY TRUST FUND
c/o: Fairfax County Federal Credit Union
4201 Members Way
Fairfax, VA 22030

Fairfax County police ask that any solicitations be reported to police. Get as much information as possible about the caller, but DO NOT give a credit card number over the telephone. Call 703 691 2131 immediately after you hang up with the caller.  A message of condolence may also be sent via the following link: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police

Bank Robbed in Springfield Area

Bland Street, 7000 Block:  A man armed with a gun entered a BB&T Bank, located at 7000 Bland Street, and demanded money from a teller. This occurred on Tuesday, May 9 at approximately 11am. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured. The suspect was described as a white man in his late 20s to early 30s, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 130 pounds with a mole on his left cheek.  He wore a gray hooded sweatshirt, black baseball cap, black sunglasses and dark pants. He was also carrying a black bag.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

Commerce Street, 6800 Block:  On Saturday, May 6 around 1 a.m., a party at the Dragon Sea Restaurant, located at 6820 Commerce Street, was coming to an end. When people from the party were moving to the parking lot several fights occurred. Officers were intervening in one fight when the crowd of people started to close in on the officers. The pepper ball gun was used to disperse the large crowd. Lance Florence, 25 of 1727 Long Shadow Court in Woodbridge, Curtis Rogers, 29, of 2570 Transon Place in Woodbridge and Elwood Barrett Jr, 18, of 2570 Transon Place in Woodbridge were charged with disorderly conduct. Damen Stallworth, 23, of 1800 Sugar Hill Road in Woodbridge was charged with drunk in public and disorderly conduct.

HOME INVASION ROBBERY

Essex Avenue, 7000 Block:  Two men with guns forced their way into a home in the 7000 block of Essex Avenue on Friday, May 5 around 10:50 a.m. A 45-year-old woman heard a knock at the door and opened it. Two men with guns demanded money as they walked into the house. In order to get away, the victim ran to the neighbor’s house. The suspects fled when they were confronted by another person in the residence. The first suspect was described as a black man, 18 to 22 years old, with long dreadlocks. He was approximately  6 feet tall, weighing about 180 pounds and was wearing a white and blue polo shirt, dark jeans and a red baseball cap. The second suspect was a Hispanic man, 18 to 22 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a white T-shirt, jeans and a dark baseball cap.

LARCENIES

Ashmeadow Court, 9100 Block

  Money stolen from residence.

Deepford Street, 6500 Block

  Compact discs and electronics stolen from vehicle.

Easton Drive, 5400 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

Elmwood Drive, 4400 Block

  Change stolen from vehicle.

Elmwood Towne Way, 3800 Block

  iPod stolen from vehicle.

Katelyn Mary Place, 5800 Block

  Camera stolen from vehicle.

Kingstowne Boulevard, 5700 Block

  Cologne stolen from business.

Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block

  License plates stolen from vehicle.

Leisure Court, 5500 Block

  Electric razor stolen from vehicle.

Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block

  Jewelry, laptop computer and wallet stolen from vehicle.

Old Beech Court, 9200 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

Rundale Court, 6500 Block

  (Two reports) Bicycle stolen from residence.

Telegraph Road, 7500 Block

  Money and credit card stolen from person at business.

Terminal Road, 8500 Block

  Jewelry stolen from vehicle.

Treasure Oak Court, 9200 Block

  Windows stolen from construction site.

Windham Avenue, 6600 Block

  Play Station stolen from residence.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Elmwood Drive, 4400 Block

  2004 Dodge pickup truck

 

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