Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending September 03, 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

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Weekly Incident Summary Report
Aug 28-Sep 03, 2003

PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT - FATALITY - DWI: A 40-year-old Springfield area man was killed as he walked along Commerce Street when a drunk driver lost control of his car. On Sunday, August 31, around 9:15 pm, Carlos Camacho, 32, was driving his Nissan west on Commerce Street. While trying to drive though a long curve near the Springfield Garden Apartments, Camacho lost control of his vehicle and drove onto the sidewalk. Luis Orellana-Portillo and Jose Cruz, 34, of the Springfield area, were struck by Camacho’s Nissan as they were walking on the sidewalk. Both pedestrians were transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital where Orellana-Portillo was pronounced dead. Cruz was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Camacho was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. He was held without bond.


Springfield Plaza, 6400 Block: A man reached into the front pants pockets of a Springfield area man, 68, and took off with his wallet and keys. The incident occurred September 1, at about 3:00 a.m., as the victim walked into the CVS pharmacy. The suspect pushed the victim to the ground after taking his wallet and fled in a black two-door vehicle.


Backlick Road, 5400 Block Plants reported stolen.
Ben Franklin Road, 6800 Block Stereo taken from parked vehicle.
Beulah Street, 6300 Block Portable radios taken from fire station.
Cinder Bed Road, 7800 Block Stereo taken from parked vehicle.
Cinder Bed Road, 7900 Block Patron failed to pay towing company fee.
Coachleigh Way, 6500 Block Bicycle reported stolen.
Edsall Road, 6500 Block Gasoline taken from service station.
Fisher Woods Drive, 8500 Block (Two reports) Cash taken from parked vehicles.
Franconia Road, 5500 Block Gasoline taken from service station.
Franconia Road, 6100 Block Gasoline taken from service station.
Hayfield Road, 7600 Block Wheel taken from parked vehicle.
Layne Estates Court, 5500 Block Camera taken from residence.
Lewis Chapel Circle, 7800 Block Purse reported stolen.
Little River Turnpike, 7200 Block Collector cards reported stolen.
Metropolitan Center Drive, 6700 Block Airline tickets reported stolen.
Piedmont Drive, 5800 Block Tools taken from parked vehicle.
Pratt Street, 5900 Block Toolbox taken from parked vehicle.
Silver Ann Drive, 6800 Block Cash taken from parked vehicle.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Cellular telephones taken from business.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Cash taken from business.
Springfield Mall, 6600 Block Cash taken from business.
Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block Beer taken from business.
Stonegarden Drive, 9100 Block Appliances taken from construction site.
Sullivan Circle, 7700 Block Personal digital device taken from parked vehicle.
Telegraph Road, 7600 Block Cash reported stolen.,
Tiddle Way, 6800 Block Camera taken from business.


Clames Drive, 5900 Block 1990 Ford Bronco reported stolen.
Fleetside Court, 6400 Block 2002 Honda motorcycle reported stolen.
Loisdale Road, 7100 Block 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse reported stolen.
Percethony Court, 6700 Block 1997 Dodge Caravan reported stolen.
Saluda Court, 9500 Block 1994 Dodge van reported stolen.
Spring Mall Road, 6700 Block 1997 Honda Civic reported stolen.
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block 1994 Honda Accord reported stolen.
Springfield Plaza, 6300 Block 1997 Honda Civic reported stolen.
Woodside Lane, 7500 Block 2003 Honda motorcycle reported stolen.

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