Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending June 16, 2004

Police Officer Philip Edwards
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

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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.


Mark your calendars! The next CAC meeting will be a PICNIC, Wednesday evening, July 21, 2004, at 6:00 pm until ?? at the US Coast Guard Communications Station on Telegraph Road, north of the Hayfield Shopping Center. We expect to have demonstrations by the Canine Team (drug detection dogs and, if not on call, the FCPD helicopter). Attendees are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert. The Franconia Station FCPD will provide the burgers, hot dogs, buns and drinks (and do the cooking). All vehicles entering the Coast Guard facility will need to have a Visitor Card. These can be obtained from the Crime Prevention Office at Franconia District Station (703-922-8263. We hope to see you there.


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, July 10, 2004, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A subsequent seminar is scheduled for 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.


This year, "National Night Out," the annual celebration of taking back the night from the criminal element in our society, will be on August 3. Neighborhood Watch groups, Citizens and Homeowners associations, and other community groups organize street parties on this occasion. Contact the Crime Prevention Office (703 977-8263) for more information on organizing a celebration in YOUR community.

Weekly Incident Summary Report
June 10-16, 2004


Byron Avenue and Old Keene Mill Road: Oscar Rene Bonilla surrendered to police around 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. He was held without bond. A warrant had been issued for Bonilla, operator of the Ford F-150 pick up truck involved in the fatal crash at the intersection of Byron Avenue and Old Keene Mill Road. Oscar Rene Bonilla, 25, of 8103 Blairton Road in the Springfield area, was charged with felony hit and run. A 20-year-old Woodbridge area woman was killed as a result of the crash in the Springfield area early Thursday morning, June 10. At 12:36 a.m., Kathryn Anne Southard, of 2252 Jennings Street, was attempting to make a left turn from Byron Avenue onto Old Keene Mill Road. Bonilla was driving westbound on Old Keene Mill Road and hit her car broadside. Ms. Southard’s vehicle, a 1992 Subaru Legacy, was shoved across the median and into the eastbound traffic lanes; she was dead at the scene. The pickup continued across the median to the eastbound portion of Old Keene Mill Road and drove into a tree. The driver left the truck at the scene and fled on foot.


Edsall Road, 6400 Block: Fairfax County Police detectives arrested a 17-year-old Alexandria area teenager in relation to the May 10 machete attack on Edsall Road. He was arrested on Tuesday, June 15, and was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and participation in gang activity.


Armistead Road, 7700 Block Sneakers stolen from business.
Bloomfield Drive, 5600 Block License plate stolen from vehicle.
Brookfield Plaza, 7000 Block Beer stolen from business.
Cherokee Avenue, 5500 Block Wallet stolen from vehicle.
Cherwell Lane, 7200 Block Lug nuts stolen from tires on vehicle.
Clouds Mill Drive, 5600 Block Wallets and cellular telephone stolen from vehicle.
Curtier Drive, 6000 Block Tires stolen from vehicle.
Edsall Road, 6200 Block Bicycle stolen from residence.
Edsall Road, 6300 Block Jewelry stolen from residence.
Edsall Road, 6400 Block Beer and sandwich stolen from business.
Edsall Road, 6400 Block Tools stolen from vehicle.
Edsall Road, 6400 Block Gasoline stolen from service station.
Elmwood Drive, 3700 Block Electric scooter stolen from residence.
Frontier Drive, 6600 Block MP3 Player stolen from vehicle.
Frontier Drive, 6700 Block Wallet stolen from business.
Gadsby Square, 7400 Block Bicycle stolen from residence.
Gainesville Road, 5400 Block Stereo system and tools stolen from vehicle.
Hagel Circle, 9800 Block Video games and knives stolen from residence.
Heming Avenue, 5200 Block Flag stolen from residence.
High Point Road, 7700 Block Purse stolen from vehicle.
Indian Trail Court, 6600 Block License plates stolen from vehicle.
Inzer Street, 7300 Block Flag stolen from residence.
Inzer Street, 7300 Block Camera stolen from vehicle.
Kingstowne Boulevard, 5700 Block Purse stolen from business.
Kingstowne Boulevard, 5800 Block Gasoline stolen from service station.
Kingstowne Boulevard, 5800 Block Purse stolen from business.
Ravensworth Road, 4900 Block Jack hammer stolen from business.
Rose Hill Drive, 6100 Block Beer stolen from business.
Rose Hill Drive, 6100 Block DVDs stolen from business.
Ruskin Street, 6700 Block Purse stolen from business.
Shawnee Road, 5300 Block Cash stolen from purse at business.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Stereo stolen from vehicle.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Jewelry stolen from business.
Springfield Mall, 6600 Block License plate stolen from vehicle.
Susan Barkley Court, 6500 Block Radio stolen from vehicle.
Susan Barkley Court, 6500 Block Coins stolen from vehicle.
Warwick Circle, 6400 Block Bicycle stolen from residence.


Heatherwood Drive, 6000 Block 1999 Chrysler Concorde reported stolen.
Fleet Drive, 6600 Block 1995 Saturn reported stolen.
Gunston Road, 10400 Block 2004 Kia Optima reported stolen.
Perry Penney Drive, 6800 Block 1998 Plymouth reported stolen.

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