This Week

This Week

News in Brief

<sh>Robbery at Glade and Pinecrest

<bt>Fairfax County Police arrested Craig Sprolling, 26, and Duane Timms Junior, 26, both of New York City, and charged them with robbery and the use of a firearm after an incident that occurred at Glade Avenue and Pinecrest Road in Reston at about 7 p.m. Sunday, March 10. A Reston man, 23, was walking on the sidewalk when he was approached by Sprolling and Timms. Police said Sprolling pointed to a gun that was in his waistband and asked the man what was in his pockets; Sprolling searched the man's pockets and removed his wallet and other property. Police said Timms served as a lookout. Based on a description broadcast by officers on the scene, the suspects were stopped in the 2200 block of Stonewheel Drive. Further investigation led to their arrest and some of the victim's property was recovered. Sprolling and Timms were taken to the Adult Detention Center where a $70,000 bond was set on each of them.

<sh>Meeting Calendar

<bt>The following meetings are upcoming in Reston.

* Reston Association's next board meeting is Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. at the Reston Association offices, 1930 Isaac Newton Square.

* The Reston Citizens Association regular meeting will be on Monday, March 25 at the Comcast Television Studios, 12345-G Sunrise Valley Drive.

* Reston Citizens Association Planning and Zoning Committee will be meeting on Monday, April 1, 8 p.m. at the Reston Association offices, 1930 Isaac Newton Square.

* The Reston Community Center Board of Governors will meet on Monday, April 1 8 p.m. at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road.


<sh>Police Seek Help Identifying Woman

<bt>Fairfax County Police are asking the public to help identify a woman who was found near Round Hill in Loudoun County. The woman told Loudoun County police that she was walking down an unknown country road very late at night on March 2, before she came to a service station on Route 719 and called 9-1-1 for help. A Loudoun County deputy responded to the call and transported her to Loudoun County Hospital for observation. The woman was subsequently released and voluntarily admitted to a local health care facility where she will remain until she can be identified by next-of-kin.

The woman is described as white, in her 40s to 50s, five foot six inches tall, 160 pounds, with close shaven hair and blue eyes. When she was found, she was wearing a white shirt with three buttons under a white sweatshirt. She was also wearing blue jeans, brown boots, a navy blue scarf, and a long, camel-colored coat. Anyone with information about the woman's identity is asked to contact Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

<sh>Internet Friendship Ends

In Trespass Charges

<bt>Fairfax County Police arrested Ulugbek Djuraev, 23, of West Georgetown Loop, Columbia, Mo. after an incident that occurred on Wednesday, March 6. About 7:30 a.m. Djuraev walked into the main office at Herndon High School, located at 700 Bennett Road in Herndon and asked for information about a female student, stating that he was a family friend. The secretary told Djuraev that she was not allowed to provide him with information on any students and a school security officer asked him to leave the school.

At 10 a.m. another school security officer saw Djuraev back on school grounds and walking with the student he was inquiring about earlier. The student had made a check-out-pass and was about to leave the school with him. The school security officer was able to intervene and made the student go to the office where they called her guardian. Djuraev left the school again. Djuraev returned to the school a third time, at about 12:45 p.m. where he was spotted by a school security officer and detained while police were called. Djuraev was taken to the Adult Detention Center where a warrant was obtained for trespassing and he was held on $500 bond. Investigation revealed that Djuraev was not a family friend of the girl, but that they had been corresponding on the Internet for the last several months.