Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending June 02, 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 Wednesday evening, June 16, 2004, in the Community Meeting room at the Franconia Governmental Center. Our guest speaker will be Diane Beatty, President of ChildSafeNet, Inc. This organization is working on the P'CASO (Protecting Children Against Sex Offenders) project online and in the community. Social period begins at 7pm; meeting begins at 7:30 pm. We hope to see you there. In addition, we will have our third annual picnic in July, again, at the Coast Guard Communications Station on Telegraph Road. Watch this space for more details, as the date grows closer.

MATURE 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 is being held at the Franconia District Station located at 6121 Franconia Road, on Saturday, June 12, 2004, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Subsequent seminars are scheduled for July 10 and August 14, 2004, and will be at the same time and location. 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.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TORCH RUN:

This year, the annual Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics will take place on June 10. The Fairfax County Police will carry the Special Olympics Torch from the Tully Gate (Fort Belvoir) on US Route 1 (Richmond Highway) at approximately 1:15pm (1315 hours) to the Prince William County line. YOU can support this effort by: 1) Volunteering to supply water (already provided) along the route, 2) Going over to Route 1 on the day of the event and cheering on the runners, and 3) Making a contribution to the Special Olympics. Momentos of the occasion (Hats and T-Shirts are available at the Franconia District Station, each for a donation of $10. ALL proceeds go to support the Special Olympics.

Weekly Incident Summary Report
May 27-June 02, 2004

SEX OFFENSE

Hagel Circle, 9600 Block: Police are looking for a man who attempted to touch an 11-year-old girl on Thursday, May 27. The victim was walking through a parking lot in the 9600 block of Hagel Circle. A man in a truck asked the girl if he could touch her chest and that he would give her money. The girl ran to a neighbor, who then called police. The man left the area before police arrived. The man is described as black, and in his forties. He was last seen driving a red Ford Explorer.

ROBBERY/ABDUCTION

Brandon Avenue, 6400 Block: The Century Stamps & Coins store, located at 6436 Brandon Avenue in the Springfield area, was robbed on Friday, May 28, around 3:30 p.m. A store clerk, who was working at the time, was approached by two suspects, one brandished a gun. The suspects stole coins from the store, cash from the register, and the victim’s wallet. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The first suspect was described as white around 35 years old, five feet 10 inches tall and 190 pounds wearing black ball cap, dark blue shirt and dark pants. The second suspect was described as white around 35 years old. He was six feet tall and 160 pounds with brown hair. He was wearing a gray baseball cap with a Harley Davidson motorcycle on the front. He was wearing a white tee shirt and khaki pants.

LARCENIES

Backlick Road, 6400 Block Gasoline stolen from service station.
Climbhill Road, 6200 Block License plates stolen from vehicle.
Elgar Street, 7700 Block Purse stolen from vehicle.
Evergreen Knoll Court, 5700 Block Car cover stolen from vehicle.
Fort Hill Drive, 3700 Block Cell phone stolen from vehicle.
Franconia Road, 5500 Block (Two reports) Gasoline stolen from service station.
Franconia Road, 6500 Block Purse stolen from vehicle.
Franconia Drive, 6600 Block Cash stolen from business.
Kingstowne Center, 5800 Block Purse stolen from vehicle.
Kroy Drive, 6400 Block Cell phone stolen from vehicle.
Leesville Boulevard, 7300 Block Soda stolen from residence.
Loisdale Road, 7800 Block Tools stolen from business.
Irwell Lane, 7000 Block Stereo, compact disk player stolen from vehicle.
Old Keene Mill Road, 6900 Block Dress stolen from business.
Old Keene Mill Road, 7000 Block Gasoline stolen from service station.
Redwood Lane, 6100 Block Cash stolen from vehicle.
Rock Ridge Lane, 7100 Block State tag stolen from vehicle.
Rose Hill Drive, 6100 Block Videos stolen from business.
Rose Hill Drive, 6500 Block Cell phone stolen from vehicle.
Shepherd Hills Drive, 9500 Block Jewelry stolen from residence.
Skyles Way, 7000 Block Stereo, speakers stolen from vehicle.
Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block Purse stolen from business.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Shirts stolen from business.
Waldren Way, 8900 Block Stereo faceplate stolen from vehicle.
Zekan Lane, 6200 Block Moped stolen from residence.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Backlick Road, 6500 Block 2004 Toyota Sequoia reported stolen.
Beryl Road, 6300 Block 1992 Honda Civic reported stolen.

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