Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending June 22, 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 our annual PICNIC, held again at the US Coast Guard Station on Telegraph Road. The date is Wednesday, July 20th, beginning at 6 pm.  Mark your calendars and be sure to attend. If you're able, we could use some donations of side dishes, salads and desserts.  WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS.

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 July 09, 2005 and August 13, 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
June 16-22, 2005

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY-SPRAY PAINTING

Creek Crest Way, 6800 Block:  Approximately 20 cars were spray painted during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 18. Officers were called to the 6800 block of Creek Crest Way in Springfield for a vandalized car. Officers located several other cars that had been spray painted with orange paint. The graffiti appeared to be gang related. Detectives from the Franconia District Station are continuing to investigate these cases.

ROBBERY

Amherst Avenue, 6100 Block:  A man attempted to rob a 39-year-old Springfield woman at gunpoint. The suspect walked into a house in the 6100 block of Amherst Avenue in the Springfield area. He brandished a gun and demanded money from the victim. They struggled for a short time and she bit him before he fled towards Cumberland Drive and Dana Avenue. The victim was not injured and the suspect left without any money. The suspect was described as Hispanic, between 30 and 35 years old, approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall and had a stocky build. He was seen wearing a black and blue long sleeve shirt, dark pants and tennis shoes.

FORGERY

Kingstowne Boulevard, 5800 Block:  On Saturday, June 18 around 11 a.m., an officer responded to a forgery complaint in the Franconia area.  The suspect was still at the location in the 5800 block of Kingstowne Boulevard, but he fled when the officer tried to talk to him.  The suspect was apprehended.  Michael Charney, 44, of no fixed address was charged with credit card fraud, forgery and uttering, attempted grand larceny by false pretense and possession of a fictitious identification.  He was held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bond.

LARCENIES

Backlick Road, 5700 Block

  Jewelry stolen from residence.

Backlick Road, 8500 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from vehicle.

Buckingham Palace Court, 5600 Block

  Compact disc player and speakers stolen from vehicle.

Clames Drive, 6000 Block

  Money stolen from vehicle.

Clames Drive, 6000 Block

  Videos and money stolen from vehicle.

Deepford Street, 6500 Block

  Radio stolen from vehicle.

Deer Ridge Trail, 6000 Block

  Plants stolen from residence.

Deer Ridge Trail, 6100 Block

  Lawn statues stolen from residence.

Edsall Road, 6400 Block

  Phone cards and DSL software stolen from vehicle.

Edsall Road, 6400 Block

  Compact disc player stolen from vehicle.

Edsall Road, 6400 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Edsall Road, 6500 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Elbetee Lane, 5200 Block

  Stereo equipment stolen from vehicle.

Franconia Road, 3900 Block

  Saws, nailers, blowers and other equipment stolen from vehicle.

Frontier Drive, 6500 Block

  Tools stolen from business.

Frontier Drive, 6700 Block

  Fail to pay for bill at restaurant.

Glouchester Avenue, 5800 Block

  Gas cap and four tires stolen from vehicle.

Gunston Plaza, 7700 Block

  Laptop stolen from business.

Hawk View Lane, 6300 Block

  Stereo equipment stolen from vehicle.

Hill Park Drive, 6900 Block

  Money stolen from business.

Independence Avenue, 6600 Block

  Tools stolen from vehicle.

Jervis Street, 7400 Block

  Wallet stolen from vehicle.

Kingstowne Center, 5800 Block

  Purse stolen from business.

Kingstowne Center, 5800 Block

  Wallet stolen from business.

Larkspur Drive, 6000 Block

  Money stolen from vehicle.

Larkspur Drive, 6000 Block

  Money stolen from vehicle.

Lee Valley Drive, 6500 Block

  Stereo stolen from vehicle.

Lewis Chapel Road, 9300 Block

  Stereo stolen from vehicle.

Oakridge Woods Court, 7600 Block

  Stereo stolen from vehicle.

Old Keene Mill Road, 7200 Block

  Six pack of beer stolen from business.

Pratt Court, 5800 Block

  Tools stolen from vehicle.

Richmond Highway, 9100 Block

  Picnic tables stolen from common area.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Wallets stolen from gym.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Bren Mar Drive, 6200 Block

  1991 Ford Mustang reported stolen.

Carrico Drive, 4400 Block

  1995 Saturn SL reported stolen.

Gwyn Place, 5500 Block

  1989 Honda Civic reported stolen.

Joyce Road, 6500 Block

  991 BMW 535 reported stolen.

Little River Turnpike, 7100 Block

  000 Volkswagon Jetta reported stolen.

Racetec Court, 6400 Block

  002 Yamaha motorcycle reported stolen.

Rolling Road, 8000 Block

  995 Chevy Suburban reported stolen.

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