Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending June 30, 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.

SPECIAL EVENT
 

BOARDWALK CRIME PREVENTION SERIES

FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

 

CHILD SAFETY AGAINST SEXUAL PREDATORS

   SAFETY TRAINING FOR CHILDREN AGES 6-12
 

   PARENT RESPONSES TO YOUR CHILD’S CONCERNS

   INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES OF SEXUAL PREDATOR CASES

   SEXUAL OFFENDER LAWS AND REGISTRY

 

THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD ON

THURSDAY, JULY 6 2006

 7:00 TO 8:00 PM
 

HAYFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (ACROSS FROM HAYFIELD HIGH)

7633 TELEGRAPH ROAD

ALEXANDRIA VA 22310

 

***CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN***

 

RSVP TO SALY FAYEZ:  703 922-6730

 

ANIMAL CONTROL DIVISION: SPECIAL ADOPTION EVENT

 
West Ox Road, 4500 Block: The Fairfax County Animal Shelter will host an ExtravaCATza—a fanCATstic cat and kitten adoption event—throughout the month of July at its facility located at 4500 West Ox Road in Fairfax. Families interested in adopting a cat or kittens are encouraged to drop by the shelter throughout the month to meet the wonderful animals that are available and looking for a loving new homes. The first 100 cats and kittens adopted in July will receive spaying or neutering free of charge to the adopter as part of the special event. As part of the ExtravaCATza!, the shelter is partnering with DC Metro No More Homeless Pets, a local non-profit animal welfare organization, to bring cats and kittens from nine different private animal rescue organizations to the shelter on Sundays (July 9, 16, 23 and 30). Two rescue groups will appear at the shelter each Sunday with additional cats and kittens available for adoption. Adoptions processes and fees vary by group. The shelter will also be open its normal adoption hours throughout the month: Tuesdays – Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The special Sunday adoption hours will be from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. on July 9, 16, 23 and 30.  For more information about the ExtravaCATza, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/animalservices/

CAC:

No meetings in July and August. Watch this space for future meetings and a possible picnic.

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 July 8, and August 12, 2006 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 22-30, 2006
ROBBERY

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block:  On Tuesday, June 27 around 9:30 p.m., a 22-year-old female was putting items in her vehicle while in the Target parking lot located at 6500 Springfield Mall. A man approached her from behind and attempted to grab her purse. The suspect pushed the victim to the ground and took her purse and then fled the area. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as a white man, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He wore a dark-colored shirt with light, horizontal stripes and dark pants.

 
Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block:  After cashing a check in a shopping center in the 6300 block of Springfield Plaza on Friday, June 23 around 5:30 p.m., a 27-year-old man was approached by a man. The suspect assaulted the victim and took his wallet. The suspect removed money from the wallet and fled in a black pickup truck. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as an Asian male, approximately 5 feet 6 inches, about 185 pounds. He was wearing a black tank top and blue sweat pants.
 
INDECENT LIBERTIES

Larne Lane, 7400 Block:  On Tuesday, June 20, Michael Andrew Viveiros, 38, of 9107 Ashland Woods Lane in Lorton was arrested on four counts of indecent liberties with a minor. Detectives were able to develop a lead after receiving a tip from a citizen. The four charges stem from two incidents. The first occurred on Tuesday, December 27, 2005 around 5 p.m., in the 7400 block of Larne Lane. On that day an 11-year-old girl saw a man in her backyard who exposed himself to her. Investigation revealed that the suspect approached the girl on two other occasions claiming to be looking for his cat. The second incident occurred on June 11 in the 7800 block of Seafarer Way. Four children, ranging from 5 to 8 years old, were approached by a man who tried to talk to them. The children knew the man was a stranger and walked away from him. He approached them a second time and offered to show them a box of rabbits. The children followed the man a short distance. When they stopped he told them to close their eyes. The man convinced one of them, an 8-year-old Lorton-area girl, to walk further with him near a wood line.  Once at this location the man exposed himself to the girl. The girl ran away and told her parents.

 
Detectives believe Viveiros is also responsible for a suspicious person complaint from April 13 when a man approached a group of young girls in the 7300 block of Rhonda Drive. The man attempted to get the girls to follow him to look at stray cats. Detectives have placed additional charges on Viveiros for his alleged involvement in 3 more incidents which occurred on September 8, 2005 in the 8100 block of Kenova Lane in the Newington area, May 9, 2006 in the 6200 block of Rose Hill Drive in the Franconia area and June 19, 2006 in the 9600 block of Thackery Square in the Burke area.  Detectives have charged Viveiros with two additional counts of indecent liberties with a minor for the first two incidents.  He was also charged with one count of peeping and one count of indecent exposure for the third incident.  Investigation is still ongoing.
 
LARCENIES
 

Backlick Road, 6600 Block

  14 temporary tags stolen from business.

Bradlick Shopping Center, 6900 Block

  Medicine stolen from business.

Cherokee Avenue, 5500 Block

  Wallet stolen from business.

Clermont Drive, 5600 Block

 scooter stolen from house.

Commerce Street, 6700 Block

  Laptop and two cameras stolen from vehicle.

Conwell Drive, 4500 Block

  Moped stolen from house.

Dana Avenue, 6200 Block

  Check book and clothes stolen from house.

Edsall Road, 6300 Block

  Plants stolen from community flower bed.

Elder Avenue, 6500 Block

  Phone equipment stolen from school storage trailer.

Fleet Drive, 6600 Block

  Television stolen from business.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

  Beer stolen from business.

Gary Street, 7400 Block

  Lawn ornaments stolen from yard.

Gunston Cove Road, 9400 Block

  Property stolen from bus.

Highland Street, 7400 Block

  Stereo stolen from vehicle.

Kingstowne Center, 5800 Block

  Wallet stolen from purse.

Landsdowne Center, 6400 Block

  Purse stolen from bus.

Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block

  One license plate stolen from vehicle.

Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block

  Miscellaneous items stolen from vehicle.

Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block

  One license plate stolen from vehicle.

Netties Lane, 6600 Block

  Bike stolen from house.

Old Colchester Road, 10700 Block

  Miscellaneous items stolen from boat.

Oldham Leeds Way, 7300 Block

  Digital cable box and wire stolen from house.

Old Keene Mill Road, 7000 Block

  Cooper wire stolen from construction site.

Shepherd Hills Drive, 9500 Block

  Power washer stolen from construction site.

Silver Lake Boulevard, 7100 Block

  Flowers stolen from house.

South Van Dorn Street, 5700 Block

  Camera bag stolen from hotel.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Perfume stolen from business.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Shopping cart stolen from business.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Cellular phone stolen from business.

Telegraph Road, 7700 Block

  Beer stolen from business.

Westmore Drive, 7300 Block

  Three tires stolen from vehicle.

 
VEHICLE THEFTS

Leesville Boulevard, 7100 Block

  2000 Toyota

 

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