Franconia Regional Crime Report
Period ending November 12, 2003

Police Officer Philip Edwards
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
Edwards e-Mail: philip.edwards@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.

For Your Information:

DATE CHANGE:

The Neighborhood Watch training class scheduled for November 26 at the Franconia District Station has been changed to November 19th. The time will still be at 7pm.

CAC:

Mark your calendars! The next CAC meeting will be on Wednesday, NOVEMBER 19th. The meeting starts at 7:30 pm, social period begins at 7:00 pm in the Franconia Government Center Social Room.

FRANCONIA VFD NEEDS YOUR ASSISTANCE:

The Franconia Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) is looking for a few good men and women to assist in a vital mission. They desperately need your help as FVFD Administrative Members in our principal fund raising activity, BINGO. FVFD owns, operates and purchases all the fire apparatus at Fire Station 5 on Beulah Street and provides a full time fire engine and ambulance at Fire Station 37 on Telegraph Road. Fairfax County is a combination system where the volunteer fire departments support their communities with apparatus and additional trained personnel, and the County providing a full time, round the clock fire-fighting crew. Providing the Franconia and Kingstowne communities with top quality frontline firefighting equipment is extremely expensive and challenging. Only through the constant support of our membership can they continue to maintain a viable bingo fund raising program. Admin members perform a vital role in conducting all aspects of bingo administration, accounting and control. They have full membership in the Department and have opportunities to support the Fire Department in various logistical operations, administration and community relations. Members that contribute 240 hours of service per year are eligible for a free Fairfax County Car Tax Sticker for one privately owned vehicle. Dinner is always provided. Come any Wednesday or Saturday evening 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. or call 703-922-5858. Brian Mayberry, FVFD President or Gary Gaal, Assistant Chiefs are always available to give you the grand tour. Support your local fire department and earn the proud shirt of the FRANCONIA VFD. For more information visit their website at: http/franconiavfd.org, or GEGaal@aol.com

Weekly Incident Summary Report
November 06-12, 2003

ASSAULT / ATTEMPTED ROBBERY

A 36-year-old Woodbridge man was stabbed during a robbery attempt outside a Springfield area restaurant. The victim was getting into his car outside TGI Friday’s, located at 6751-B Frontier Road, at approximately 2:50 a.m., on Sunday, November 9, 2003. A man approached the victim and demanded money. When the victim explained that he didn’t have any money, the suspect began yelling and cursing at him. The suspect then stabbed the victim in the upper body. He drove himself to Inova Springfield HealthPlex where police were summoned. His injuries are non-life threatening.

ROBBERY

Richmond Highway, 9100 Block: A 61-year-old man was robbed in the 9100 block of Richmond Highway around 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 9. He was walking through a parking lot when he was approached by two men. The suspects then punched the victim and stole his wallet, which contained cash. The suspects fled on foot. The victim was treated at Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital for minor injuries. The suspects are described as Hispanic; one man wore a red shirt and blue jeans.

LARCENIES

Axton Street, 7400 Block Cash, surfboard, and skateboard taken from residence
Backlick Road, 5500 Block Gas taken from business
Brandon Avenue, 6200 Block Cash taken from business
Brookfield Plaza, 7000 Block Cash taken from business
Burdon Court, 6000 Block Suitcases taken from vehicle
Bush Hill Drive, 5700 Block Generator taken from vehicle
Carolina Place, 5400 Block Microphones taken from business
Commerce Street, 6700 Block Car keys taken from vehicle
Digby Green, 7500 Block Wallet taken from business
Duddington Drive/Helmsdale Lane Stereo and clothes taken from vehicle
Dunwich Way/Lake Village Drive Luggage taken from vehicle
Essex Avenue, 7500 Block CD player and CDs taken from vehicle
Franconia Road, 5500 Block Gasoline taken from business
Franconia Road, 6100 Block Power washer taken from residence
Franconia Road, 6100 Block Computer scanner taken from business
Frontier Drive, 6500 Block Cash taken from business
Frontier Drive, 6700 Block Wallet taken from business
Glenallen Street, 5500 Block Bicycle taken from residence
Hanover Avenue, 6100 Block Dog taken from residence
Kincannon Place, 7900 Block Concrete saw taken from business
Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block Wallet taken from business
Leewood Forest Drive, 7000 Block Audio/video system taken from vehicle
Loisdale Court, 6500 Block Wallet taken from business
Lureta Ann Lane, 6400 Block Two bicycles taken from residence
Manchester Boulevard, 7000 Block Wallet taken from business
Maxine Court, 5600 Block Trash can taken from business
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Purse taken from business
Springfield Mall, 6500 Block Shoes taken from business
Vermillion Place, 7100 Block Baseball hoop taken from residence
Vine Street, 5600 Block Copper taken from business
Willowfield Way, 6200 Block Trees taken from residence

VEHICLE THEFTS

Beverly Park Drive, 7200 Block 2000 Honda Civic reported stolen
Dinwiddie Street, 6000 Block 2000 Toyota Corolla reported stolen
Essex Avenue, 6900 Block 1995 Honda Civic reported stolen
Richmond Highway, 9100 Block 1991 Ford van reported stolen

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