Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

<sh>Truck Fires Intentional

<bt>Fairfax County Police reported that nine trucks belonging Northern Virginia Beverage Company were intentionally burned on Friday, June 6. The company is located at 6605 Springfield Center Drive in the Springfield Area.

A police investigation revealed that the fires were deliberately set. The damage to the trucks is estimated at $415,000. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fairfax County Crime Solvers at 1-800-673-2777 or 703-691-8888.

Crime Solvers is offering a $1,000 cash reward in addition to the $5,000 private cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

<sh>Hugo Speaks at Boys State

<bt>Virginia Del. Tim Hugo (R-40) addressed high school students Monday at American Legion Boys State of Virginia. The event is taking place this week at Liberty University in Lynchburg.

Hugo, who attended Boys State in 1980, is participating as an instructor in the Boys State program for the first time. Hugo spoke on "Virginia Government-Origins to Today." He discussed his duties and challenges as a state delegate along with various current political issues facing state government in Virginia.

Hugo is a member of American Legion Post 1995.

<sh>Sobriety Checkpoint Results

<bt>Fairfax County Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the Franconia District on Saturday, June 21. Between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., 1,023 cars passed through the checkpoint conducted in the 7000 block of Old Keene Mill Road in the westbound lanes, between Backlick Road and Bland St. in the Springfield area. Five motorists were arrested for driving while intoxicated.

<sh>Fairfax County Police Animal Control Officers were called to a report of a 12-year-old boy being bitten by a dog while riding his bicycle on Hillside Road near Forest Hollow Lane, on Thursday, June 19 about 5 p.m. in the Burke area. The boy told officers that while riding his bicycle, a dog ran up behind him and bit him on his left thigh. The dog was last seen running toward some townhouses on Forrest Hollow Lane or Ridge Hollow Ct. The boy was treated for the dog bite with cleaning ointment and antibiotics. The dog is described as black, medium sized with droopy ears. Anyone with information on the dog or its owner is asked to call Fairfax Animal Control at 703-266-6490.