Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending June 29, 2005

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
Officer Edwards e-Mail:

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.


The Fairfax County Police Department would like to promote a safe and sober holiday through education and enforcement. Officers from the Franconia District Station will conduct a sobriety checkpoint to deter and apprehend intoxicated boaters from 10 p.m. Friday, July 4 until midnight Saturday. All boats will be stopped and boaters will be checked to assure that their abilities to drive have not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.


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.


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 23-29, 2005


The Safe and Sober Summer squad finished the program with 104 DWI arrests. Officers issued 196 speeding tickets, 92 reckless driving tickets, 49 driving on suspended license tickets and made 984 traffic stops. They also made 19 criminal arrests throughout 15 days of patrol.

(That's making it safer to drive out there! Special thanks go to Captain Bowman and the SSS squad).


Hechinger Drive, 6900 Block:  On Sunday, June 26 around 7:30 p.m., a man was stabbed in the Springfield area. He was stabbed after an argument with two men. Police located the victim in the 6900 block of Hechinger Drive. He was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries to his upper body. This incident is still under investigation. 


Backlick Road, 6500 Block

  Tires stolen from business.

Belvoir Woods Parkway, 9100 Block

  Purse stolen from retirement home.

Bradlick Shopping Center, 6900 Block

  Beer stolen from business.

Cannon Lane, 5800 Block

  Change, change drawer and briefcase stolen from vehicle. 

Commerce Street, 6900 Block

  Purse stolen from bank.

Franconia Road, 4700 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from school.

Frontier Drive, 6600 Block

  Tools stolen from business.

Glenallen Street, 5500 Block

  Credit card stolen from residence.

Gunston Road, 10500 Block

  Two sets of golf clubs stolen from residence. 

Hopewell Avenue, 6700 Block

  Cordless drill stolen from residence.              

Industrial Road, 6800Block

  Fire equipment stolen from fire house.

Inwood Drive, 6400 Block

  Cash stolen from vehicle.

Ivanhoe Lane, 4000 Block

  Tools stolen from residence.

Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block

  Flip flops stolen from business.

Leesville Boulevard, 7100 Block

  Power washer stolen from residence. 

Potters Hill Circle, 9600 Block

  Bicycle stolen from residence. 

Rock Ridge Lane, 7100 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

Springfield Mall 6700 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from business.

Telegraph Road, 7700 Block

  Beer stolen from business.

Walker Lane, 6300 Block

  Wallet stolen from business. 

Walker Lane, 6300 Block

  Prescription pads stolen from physician’s office.

Wolford Way, 7700 Block

  Bicycle stolen from residence.


Bowie Drive, 6400 Block

  1999 Acura reported stolen.

Comet Circle, 6600 Block

  2004 Suzuki motorcycle reported stolen.

Curtier Drive, 6000 Block

  2003 Infiniti G35 reported stolen.

Kings Manor Drive, 7000 Block

  2001 Toyota Rav4 reported stolen.

Ravensworth Road, 4300 Block

  1993 Honda Civic reported stolen. 

Richmond Highway, 10200 Block

  1979 Mercedes reported stolen.

Riefton Court, 6500 Block

  2004 Toyota pickup reported stolen. 

Villa Del Rey Court, 6900 Block

  1993 Honda Civic reported stolen. 



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