Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending August 24, 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.

(All the more reason to be alert and aware of kids in the streets)

CAC:  No meeting in August. Have a safe, great summer!

Our next CAC meeting will be held at the Lee District Government Center on Franconia Road on Wednesday evening, September 21, 2005, in the big meeting room. A Social Period begins at 7pm, with the General Meeting beginning at 7:30pm.


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. However, there will be no class on Saturday, September 10. 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 October 8, and November 12, 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 18-24, 2005


Burke Lake Road, 9000 Block;  Little River Turnpike, 7000 Block:  A 63-year-old man was arrested for allegedly exposing himself to a juvenile on two separate occasions. On Thursday, August 18 around 10:20 a.m., a man was in the Kings Park Library located at 9000 Burke Lake Road, in the Burke area. While inside the library the man exposed himself to a 12-year-old Annandale-area girl and then fled. On Tuesday, August 23 around 2:10 p.m., the same man was in the George Mason Library, located at 7001 Little River Turnpike in the Annandale area. While inside the library the man exposed himself to a 9-year-old Fairfax-area girl. The girl alerted library staff who summoned police. Police arrived at George Mason Library and arrested Richard H. Robinson of 27 Worral Drive of Wilmington, Delaware. Robinson has been charged with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and held without bond.


Walker Lane, 6300 Block:  A 17-year-old Burke-area man was standing near the intersection of Forrester Boulevard and Rexford Drive in the Burke area on Sunday, August 21 when he was approached from behind by a young woman. She stabbed him in the lower back shortly before 11:45 p.m. A friend transported him to the Healthplex, and he was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital from there. He was treated for non life-threatening injuries. Police are investigating the incident, which may have been gang related.


Gary Street, 7400 Block:  On Saturday, August 20 at approximately 2:45 a.m., police responded to the 7400 block of Gary Street in the Springfield area to reports of malicious wounding involving several Hispanic men. Four men, ranging in age from 21 to 49, two from Woodbridge, and two from Springfield, were approached at a residence in the 7400 block of Gary Street by several men who were carrying weapons. The suspects assaulted the victims and destroyed car windows. Two victims were taken to the hospital, one with non life-threatening injuries and one with life-threatening injuries. The suspects ran from the area. No arrests have been made and the investigation is continuing.


Beverly Park Road / Hooes Road:  An 18-year-old Springfield-area man was carjacked. On Wednesday, August 24 at approximately 9 p.m., the victim was driving on Beverly Park Road near Hooes Road in the Springfield area when a man entered his car through the passenger door. The suspect demanded to be driven home. The victim stopped the car and attempted to flee but the suspect began to assault him. The suspect took personal property from the man before the victim ran from the car and called police. The suspect was last seen driving westbound on Hooes Road towards Rolling Road. The victim suffered minor injuries and was not transported to the hospital. The car is described as a red 1994 Lincoln Continental with tinted windows with Virginia license tags JUX-3369. The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 30 years old, about 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.


Ambassador Way, 5900 Block

  Hood and computer stolen from vehicle.

Auburn Street,7300 Block

  Gasoline stolen from vehicle.

Backlick Road,5500 Block

  Gasoline stolen from service station.

Backlick Road, 6000 Block

  Light stolen from vehicle.

Backlick Road, 6100 Block

  Two global positioning systems stolen from residence.

Backlick Road, 6500 Block

  Two-wheel trailer stolen from business.

Bland Street, 6900 Block

  Inspection sticker stolen from vehicle.

Brighouse Court, 7400 Block

  Fuzzy dice, tape adapter and hand exerciser stolen from vehicle.

Brookfield Plaza, 7000 Block

  Cellular telephone stolen from person.

Burwell Street, 6400 Block

  Compact disc player stolen from vehicle.

Cranford Farm Circle, 7800 Block

  Camera and power converter stolen from vehicle.

Edison Drive, 6200 Block

  Cellular telephone and paperwork stolen from residence.

Franconia Road, 5500 Block

  (Two reports) Gasoline stolen from service station.

Frederick Street, 6000 Block

  Briefcase, golf clubs and airbag stolen from vehicle.

Glenwood Mews Drive, 5600 Block

  Wallet stolen from residence.

Gunston Cove Road, 9700 Block

  Tools stolen from residence.

Justis Place, 5500 Block

  Lawn ornament stolen from residence.

Martin Allen Court,7700 Block

  Bicycle stolen from residence.

Meriwether Lane, 6400 Block

  Gear shift knob stolen from vehicle.

Old Keene Mill Road, 7300 Block

  Bumper stolen from vehicle.

Richmond Highway, 9400 Block

  Food stolen from business.

Silver Lake Boulevard, 7100 Block

  Purse stolen from person at independent living facility.

Silver Lake Boulevard, 7100 Block

  Carpet cleaner stolen from business.

Stagecoach Street, 6600 Block

  Bicycles stolen from residence.

Supreme Court, 6800 Block

  License plate stolen from vehicle.


Bowie Drive, 6800 Block

  1999 Acura Integra reported stolen.

Craig Street, 6000 Block

  1994 Geo Prism reported stolen.

Jayhawk Street, 7400 Block

  1997 Honda Civic reported stolen.

Old Colchester Road, 10200 Block

  All terrain vehicle reported stolen.

Oldham Leeds Way, 7300 Block

  1997 BMW 528I reported stolen.

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