Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending July 09, 2003

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

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.

For Your Information


CPO Sheri Cooke delivered a 6lb, 9oz baby boy early on June 29. Mom and the baby are doing well. Sheri will be on maternity leave for a while, leaving CPO Phil Edwards with a full (and dual) schedule of work.


The next meeting of the Franconia District Citizens Advisory Committee will A PICNIC -- next Wednesday, July 16, at 6:00pm, at the Coast Guard Station on Telegraph Road, north of Hayfield Road. Everyone who will be attending will need to get an entry and parking pass so the vehicle can enter the Coast Guard facility. The passes will be provided by the Crime Prevention Office at the station.

Mature Operator's Driver Improvement Program (MODIP)

The Franconia District Station of the Fairfax County Police Department will be offering Virginia residents 55 and older enrollment in the Mature Operator's Driver Improvement Program (MODIP). This eight hour class covers safe driving information for mature drivers. The course 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.

The next MODIP class is being held at the Franconia District Station located at 6121 Franconia Road, on Saturday, August 9, 2003, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration is required and can be done by contacting the MODIP reservations line at (703)924-6588. The fee for this course is $10 per person for books and materials.

Weekly Incident Summary Report
July 3 - 9, 2003


Bradford Drive, 4900 Block Purse reported stolen.
Broadmoor Street, 5400 Block Bicycle reported stolen.
Cinder Bed Road, 8500 Block Tools taken from parked vehicle.
Cloud Drive, 6200 Block Compact discs reported stolen.
Commerce Street, 6800 Block Cellular telephone reported stolen.
Deer Ridge Trail, 6000 Block Cash taken from parked vehicle.
Edsall Road, 6400 Block License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Electronic Drive, 6600 Block Cellular telephone reported stolen.
Fitt Court, 8300 Block Neon light taken from residence.
Franconia Road, 5900 Block Gasoline taken from service station without payment being made.
Grandwind Drive, 7700 Block Refrigerator and air conditioning unit taken from construction site.
Hagel Circle, 9800 Block Jewelry taken from residence.
Hillary Court, 6300 Block License plate taken from parked vehicle.
Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block Computer reported stolen.
Old Keene Mill Road, 7000 Block
(Two reports)
Gasoline taken from service station without payment being made.
Pratt Street, 5800 Block Wheels taken from parked vehicle.
Rose Hill Court, 6200 Block Backpack reported stolen.
Skyles Way, 7000 Block Video camera taken from residence.
Springfield Mall, 6600 Block Cash taken from business.
Westchester Street, 5700 Block Stereo taken from parked vehicle.


Braddock Road, 6800 Block 1997 Toyota Camry reported stolen.
Hamilton Court, 6900 Block 2000 Yamaha motorcycle reported stolen.
Husky Lane, 7300 Block 1996 Acura Integra reported stolen.


Gunston Road, 10500 Block On July 3 at about 9:30 p.m., a woman reported her dog fighting a raccoon in her yard. The woman’s husband shot and killed the raccoon. An Animal Control officer submitted the carcass to the Fairfax County Health Department, where it tested positive for rabies. The dog was to receive a rabies booster shot and will be quarantined.

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