The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from June 30, 2017 – July 6, 2017
Fraud – 600 Block Frederick Street, SW – Between Oct. 1, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and June 30 at 6:30 p.m. A resident appears to have been the victim of fraud through several online scams. This case is being investigated.
Petit Larceny – Ace Massage 301 Maple Avenue, West – June 28 7:09 p.m. An employee reported a customer left without paying for their massage.
Missing juvenile – 600 Block Hillcrest Drive, SW – June 29 12:20 a.m. A resident reported that her teenage son left the residence at 12:20 a.m. and she was concerned for his welfare. A few hours later the juvenile returned home safely.
Suspicious Event – Marco Polo, 245 Maple Ave., West – June 30 12:37 p.m. A citizen advised there is a continuous problem with juveniles entering the abandoned building and breaking windows.
Suspicious Event – 100 Block Casmar Street, SE – June 30 6:04 p.m. A resident reported money missing from a room she rents in the basement of the home. There were no signs of forced entry into the home and nothing else appeared to have been missing.
Suspicious Event – 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE – July 1 2:50 p.m. A resident advised a man entered his apartment through the front door. When the resident confronted the man he advised he had been given permission and access to the apartment by the resident’s mother. The mother denied giving the man permission to be there. The incident appears to have been a misunderstanding between the parties. The man left the apartment without incident and agreed not to return.
Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated – Malcolm Road and Lawyers Road, NW – July 1 3:09 a.m. Officers were checking on the report of an occupied vehicle that was stopped at a stop sign and the driver did not appear to be moving. Officers found the vehicle was running and the driver was asleep. Officers were able to shut off the ignition and awaken the driver. Officers detected the odor of alcohol and other signs of impairment. The driver was given the opportunity to perform field sobriety tests, which he refused. Ofc. Post arrested the 22-year-old man from White Oak Drive in Sterling and transported him to the Vienna Police Station where he was given the opportunity to provide a sample of his breath for analysis. The man was then transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and held on a $3,500 unsecured bond.
Open Door – 900 Block Hillcrest Drive, SW – July 2 1:06 p.m. Officers responded for the report of an open garage door. Nothing appeared to have been disturbed at the residence and officers were able to secure the door.
Arrest – Assault & Battery – 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE – July 2 11:28 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a female screaming for help from inside an apartment. Officers observed a male and female inside the residence arguing. The female advised she and her boyfriend were arguing when he assaulted her. The woman suffered minor injuries during the assault but refused rescue. MPO Borja arrested the 21-year-old man from Cedar Lane, SE, Vienna. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with Assault & Battery and released on a $2,500 unsecured bond.
Animal Case – Dog Bite – 300 Block Albrecht Circle, SW – July 2 9:11 p.m. A dog walker advised she was walking two dogs for a client when one of the dogs was bitten by another dog in the neighborhood that was also being walked. The dog suffered a minor injury that was examined by a vet. The two dog walkers exchanged information and it was determined that the animals were current on all of their vaccines.
Grand Larceny – Vienna Woods Swim Club, 950 Desale Street, SW – July 3 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Two residents reported their sons’ bicycles were stolen from the parking lot of the swim club. The juveniles had left their bikes unsecured just outside of the pool fence while they were swimming.
Suspicious Event – Marshall Road Elementary School, 730 Marshall Road, SW – July 4 between 8 and 8:53 p.m. An owner of a vehicle called the Vienna Police Station reporting that his vehicle was missing from the parking lot of Marshall Road Elementary School. Officers responded to the parking lot and located the vehicle, which appeared to have been recently involved in an accident with heavy damage. Attempts were made to contact the owner again however officers were unable to reach him to follow up on the investigation. This case is being investigated.
Missing Person – Adult – 500 Block East Creek Court, NE – July 4 10:10 p.m. A citizen reported that he and his wife were attending a party at a friend’s home when his wife, who suffers from dementia, wandered off. Within a couple of hours the wife returned to her home safely.
Burglary – 300 Block Charles Street, SE – Between July 3 at 11:p.m. and July 4 at 4 p.m. A resident returned home from vacation to find that someone had been in their home while they were away. Nothing appeared to have been taken from the home. This case is being investigated.
Shoplifting – CVS, 337 Maple Ave., East – July 5 8:37 a.m. An employee reported a man entered the store, concealed a six pack of beer and left the store without paying for it. Trespassing – Maple Avenue Shopping Center, 300 Block Maple Ave., East – July 5 12:36 p.m. A property manager with the shopping center requested officers assist him in trespassing a female from the property. The female was advised that if she returned to the shopping center or any of the stores in the shopping center she will be arrested for trespassing. The female left without incident.
Arrest – Narcotics Violation – Lawyers Road and Upham Place, NW – July 5 11:45 p.m. Ofc. Post observed a driver commit a traffic infraction and initiated a traffic stop. Upon her interaction with the driver she detected an odor of marijuana. A measurable amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle. Ofc. Post issued a summons to the 24-year-old man from Trevino Lane in Falls Church, charging Possession of Marijuana. He was released on his signature.
Desale Street and Yeonas Drive, SW – June 30 1:29 p.m. Vehicle-2 was northbound on Desale Street at the stop sign for Yeonas Drive. Vehicle-1 was traveling eastbound on Yeonas at a high rate of speed and attempted to turn right onto Desale Street. Vehicle-1 took the turn too fast and struck Vehicle-2. A passenger in Vehicle-2 was pregnant and was transported to an area hospital for evaluation. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Reckless Driving – Failure to Maintain Control.
800 Block Maple Avenue, East – June 30 7:30 p.m. Vehicle-2 was unoccupied and legally parked in the parking lot. Driver-1 was backing up his vehicle and struck Vehicle-2 causing damage to both vehicles.
300 Block Maple Avenue, West – July 2 5:04 p.m. Vehicle-2 was stopped for a pedestrian crossing in the crosswalk in the 300 block of Maple Avenue, West. Vehicle-1 struck the rear of Vehicle-2 causing minor damage to both vehicles. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.