Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending July 5, 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.

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 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 29-July 05, 2006

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY/BIAS INCIDENT

Rock Cliff Lane, 6000 Block:  On Monday, July 3, a 22-year-old woman noticed racial slurs painted on the door frame of her front door. The racial slurs were written in black ink and were able to be cleaned off by maintenance. The area around the residence was checked and there were no other damages to the house. The Fairfax County Police recognizes the potential harm that bias crimes and incidents can have in a community, and consequently encourage people to report them. All bias crimes and incidents are investigated thoroughly.

ATTEMPTED AUTO GRAND LARCENY

Lewis Chapel Circle, 7800 Block:  On Monday, July 3 at approximately 12:30 a.m., an off-duty Fairfax County police officer was walking in the parking lot of Kenton Crossing Residences when he observed a male attempting to steal a vehicle. The off-duty officer challenged the suspect and arrested him without incident. The 16-year-old, Washington, DC-area boy was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. The investigation is continuing.

LARCENIES

Accotink Park Road, 7500 Block

  Cash stolen from an individual.

Almeda Court, 7900 Block

  Electrical wires stolen from residence.

Backlick Road, 6400 Block

  Compact discs stolen from service station.

Belvoir Woods Parkway, 9000 Block

  Jewelry and cash stolen from residence.

Bragden Court, 5200 Block

  Stereo and Compact discs stolen from vehicle.

Clara Edward Terrace, 6200 Block

  Health insurance cards stolen from vehicle.

Craft Road, 5900 Block

  Tools stolen from vehicle

Duddington Drive, 7400 Block

  Jewelry stolen from house.

Dunstable Lane, 5200 Block

  One license plate stolen from vehicle.

Edsall Road, 6400 Block

  Refrigerators stolen from club house.

Edgeware Lane, 6000 Block

  Golf cart stolen from business.

Electronic Drive, 6600 Block

  Two license plates stolen from vehicle.

Fallswood Way, 7600 Block

  Two bicycles stolen from garage.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

  Compact discs stolen from service station.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from vehicle.

Frontier Drive, 6700 Block

  Four tires stolen from vehicle.

Highland Street, 7600 Block

  Bicycle stolen from carport.

Industrial Road, 6700 Block

  Money stolen from customers.

Loisdale Road, 7900 Block

  Landscape equipment stolen from house.

Lorton Road, 8000 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Sharon Kay Court, 6400 Block

  iPod stolen from residence.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Jewelry stolen from gym.

Springfield Mall, 6500 Block

  Perfume from business.

Springfield Mall, 6700 Block

  Wallet stolen from business.

Terminal Road, 8200 Block

  Dolley stolen from a parking lot.

Thomas Drive, 6300 Block

  Wallet stolen from vehicle.

Vine Street, 5600 Block

  Parking permit stolen from vehicle.

Walker Lane, 6300 Block

  Money stolen from business.

Wellington Commons Drive, 6100 Block

  Plastic windows stolen from vehicle.

VEHICLE THEFTS

Edsall Road, 6300 Block

  1996 Honda Accord

Kernon Court, 8500 Block

  2006 GMC Sierra

Tiddle Way, 6800 Block

  1994 Geo Prism

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