Police Notes

Police Notes


<lst>Leesburg Pike/Reston Parkway

A 19-year-old man was charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxicated after killing another man in a car crash. On Feb. 29 at 3:30 a.m., the driver, Jose Benietz-Amaya, 19, of Adams Drive Northeast in Leesburg, was driving a Honda Accord east on Leesburg Pike at the Reston Parkway when he clipped the left rear of a tractor trailer with the right front end of his car under-riding the truck. Benietz-Amaya's car came to rest in the median perpendicular to the road. His passenger, who was sitting in the right front seat, was dead at the scene. He has been identified at Miguel Castro-Granados, 26, of Washington D.C. A Fairfax County Police helicopter medevaced Benietz-Amaya to Inova Fairfax Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released. He was held without bond at the Adult Detention Center.


<lst>11400 block South Lakes Drive

A South Lakes High School student stabbed a teenaged classmate and has subsequently been charged with malicious wounding. On Feb. 27, at 12:15 p.m., the student, a 16-year-old Reston-area girl, was in class at school, located at 11400 South Lakes Drive in the Reston area, when she slapped her classmate in the face. The classmate, a Reston-area boy, responded in kind. The girl pulled out her key chain, which had a bottle opener with knife attachment. She used the knife to stab the boy in his left leg. The victim went to the school nurse, who called police. The girl was arrested at the school and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center where she was charged and held. The victim's parents took him to a medical facility for treatment.


<lst>2100 block Monaghan Drive

A 17-year-old Herndon-area girl was assaulted as she walked to school on March 1. Around 6:25 a.m., the victim reported she was walking in the 2100 block of Monaghan Drive when she was approached by a man dressed in black and wearing a mask. The man grabbed her, pulled her between two nearby houses and punched her. The man then ran away. The suspect was described as 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds.


<lst>12600 block Bayou Drive

Bicycle reported stolen.

11900 block Bowman Towne Drive

License plate taken from parked vehicle.

11200 block Chestnut Grove Square

License plate taken from parked vehicle.

11900 block Freedom Drive

Laptop reported stolen.

Georgetown Pike/Walker Road

Purse taken from parked vehicle.

10700 block Leesburg Pike

Gasoline taken without payment being made.

9100 block Maria Avenue

Stereo taken from parked vehicle.

12500 block Philmont Drive

Cellular telephone reported stolen.

1900 block Roland Clarke Place

Four reports

Wallets reported stolen.

11100 block South Lakes Drive

Videotapes taken from business.

11700 block Summerchase Circle

Stereo taken from parked vehicle.


<lst>2300 block Antiqua Court

1985 Toyota truck reported stolen.

1500 block Cameron Crescent Drive

1994 Acura Integra reported stolen.