Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending August 10, 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
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No meeting in August. Have a safe, great summer!


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 August 13, 2005 and September 10, 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
August 04-10, 2005


Richmond Highway, 9500 Block:  A 16-year-old Lorton area girl was abducted in the Lorton area. On Wednesday, August 10 at approximately 5 p.m., a teenage girl was walking in the 9500 block of Richmond Highway when a man exited his white Ford Mustang and asked for directions. The man held a knife to her chin and forced her into in his car. The suspect drove her to several locations including the dead end of Gunston Cove Road in the Lorton area. The suspect parked in the 7600 block of Fairfield Woods Court, sexually assaulted the girl and demanded money. The suspect drove her to her workplace, a retail store in the Lorton area, to get money from the register. The suspect fled before getting any money. He was later identified as 39-year-old Peter Parsons of 107 Ames Street in Fairfax. Parsons was arrested upon returning to the scene and charged with abduction, sodomy, two counts of animate object sexual penetration and robbery. He was taken to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and held without bond. Police believe there may be witnesses to the abduction. If anyone has information about this crime, they are asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477 or Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


Commercial Drive, 6800 Block:  Sometime between Friday, August 5 around 4 p.m. and Sunday, August 7 around 10 p.m. 13 cars were tampered with in the parking lot of 6860 Commercial Drive. Tires, windows and antennas were all tampered with.


Thomas Drive, 6400 Block:  On Sunday, August 7 at approximately 12:30 a.m., police observed a group of Hispanic men holding weapons, yelling and hitting a house in the 6400 block of Thomas Drive in the Franconia area. One of the suspects assaulted an 18-year-old Springfield area man as he left the house. Police confronted the group and arrested Oscar Freddy Enriquez, 21, for destruction of property and assault by mob He was held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on a $3,500 bond. The other suspects fled. The suspects were only described as Hispanic men.


Minstead Court, 6300 Block:  On Sunday, August 7 at approximately 1:30 a.m., police responded to the 6300 block of Minstead Court in the Burke area for a report of shots fired. Officers discovered that a group of men became argumentative when refused entry to a party. Gunshots were heard a short time later. The suspects then fled. The suspects are described as Hispanic men.


Manchester Boulevard, 7000 Block:  On Tuesday, August 9 at approximately 1 a.m., police responded to 7013 Manchester Boulevard in the Kingstowne area, for a robbery at a Pizza Hut restaurant. A Pizza Hut employee, an 18-year-old Lorton-area man, was leaving the rear of the store when he was approached by a man demanding Cash. The suspect implied that a second suspect had a gun. The victim ran away and encountered two other men towards the front of the shopping center.  The victims got into an altercation with the pair, one a 20-year-old Annandale-area man and the other an 18-year-old Burke-area man.  During this fight the victim stabbed the two men and again ran away. Police are still investigating both incidents.  No charges have been filed at this time. The robbery suspects did not get any Cash from the victim.


Backlick Road, 6000 Block

  Tools stolen from vehicle.

Backlick Road, 6600 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Cottonwood Drive, 6300 Block

  Radio and golf shoes stolen from vehicle.

Dunston Street, 7300 Block

  Tools stolen from vehicle.

East Hill Drive, 9900 Block

  Appliances stolen from residence.

Elgar Street, 7600 Block

  Purse stolen from person at business.

Floyd Avenue, 6800 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

Franconia Road, 5500 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Franconia Road, 6100 Block

  (Two reports) Gasoline stolen from service station.

Frontier Drive, 6800 Block

  Failure to pay cab fare.

Gildar Street, 6400 Block

  Pole stolen from garden at residence.

Hamilton Road, 6800 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

High Valley Lane, 6600 Block

  License plates stolen from vehicle.

Jerome Street, 6800 Block

  Jewelry stolen from residence.

Jervis Street, 7300 Block

  Newspaper stolen from driveway at residence.

Kestner Circle, 6000 Block

  Bicycle stolen from residence.

Kingstowne Boulevard, 5800 Block

  Temporary license plates stolen from vehicle.

Kingstowne Center, 5800 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Leebrad Street, 7000 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.

Old Brentford Court, 6100 Block

  Camcorder stolen from vehicle.

Old Brentford Court, 6100 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from vehicle.

Old Keene Mill Road, 7200 Block

  Alcohol stolen from business.

Queensberry Avenue, 5600 Block

  Gasoline cap stolen from vehicle.

Queensberry Avenue, 5600 Block

  Trash can stolen from residence.

Richmond Highway, 9800 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Rose Hill Drive, 6100 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from person.

Springfield Mall Shopping Center, 6500 Block

  Wallet stolen from vehicle.

Springfield Mall Shopping Center, 6500 Block

  DVDs stolen from vehicle.

Springfield Plaza, 6400 Block

  Diapers stolen from business.

Stoddard Court, 6000 Block

  Jewelry box stolen from residence.

Tranquil Court, 5500 Block

  Tires stolen from vehicle.

Winstead Manor Lane, 8000 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.


Carrico Drive, 4400 Block

  Chevy Trailblazer reported stolen.

Essex Avenue, 7400 Block

  1996 Acura Integra reported stolen.

Lorton Road, 8000 Block

  1994 Jeep Cherokee reported stolen.

Thackwell Way, 6600 Block

  2005 Mercury Mariner reported stolen.

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