Vienna Police Highlights

Vienna Police Highlights

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 8 – 14, 2018.


Suspicious Event -- 7-11 537 Maple Avenue, West June 4, 5:50 p.m. On June 5 a citizen reported that the previous evening he was in the parking lot of the 7-11 when he noticed a cab parked next to him. He stated the cab driver was exposing himself and getting ready to urinate into a bottle. The citizen began sounding his horn, and the cab driver immediately drove away. This case is being investigated.

Arrest – Narcotics Violation -- McDonalds 544 Maple Avenue, West June 5 10 p.m. A citizen requested a welfare check on his fiancé, who was intoxicated and in a vehicle with their children. The woman and her children were located in the parking lot of McDonald's. Upon his interaction with the woman, MPO Shaw detected signs of impairment and found narcotics and alcohol in her vehicle. While the officers were speaking to the woman, her friend exited the restaurant. When the friend saw the officers, he fled on foot. Officers were unable to locate the man at that time. MPO Shaw arrested the 26-year-old woman from Maplewood Drive in Manassas, Va. She was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was charged with Possession of Narcotics, Drunk in Public and two charges of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. She was held without bond.

Arrest – Narcotics Violation -- McDonalds 544 Maple Avenue, West June 6 1:57 a.m. Officers observed a man in the parking lot attempting to get into a parked vehicle from a previous incident (above). The individual matched the description of the man who had fled from police in the previous case. Upon their interaction with the man, officers found he was wanted on outstanding warrants in other jurisdictions. The man was also in possession of narcotics. Ofc. Rohr arrested the 27-year-old man from Peabody Street in Manassas, Va. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with Possession of Narcotics. The three outstanding warrants were also served on him, charging Felony Failure to Appear in Fairfax County, Failure to Appear on Assault and Battery in Manassas City and Failure to Appear on Trespassing in Manassas City.

Animal Case -- The Hope Center 140 Park Street, SE June 6, 8 a.m. A citizen brought a stray cat to the Center for treatment. The cat showed neurological symptoms which required it to be euthanized. ACO Barker transported the cat to the Health Department for testing.

Burglary -- Green Hedges School 415 Windover Avenue, NW Between June 6 at 5 p.m. and June 7 at 8:15 a.m. Several iPads and a laptop were stolen from the school.

Domestic Dispute -- Cottage Street, SW June 8, 10:37 a.m. Officers responded to a verbal dispute between a resident and his adult son. The son agreed to stay at a friend’s house while tempers cooled.

Burglary -- Vienna Family Medicine 115 Park Street, SE, #205 Between June 8 at 12:30 p.m. and June 11 at 7:54 a.m. An employee reported someone forced entry into the office. Some damage was done to enter various medicine cabinets, but nothing appeared to have been taken.

Burglary -- Fairfax Radiology 115 Park Street, SE #203 Between June 8 at 5:15 p.m. and June 11 at 7:55 a.m. An unknown person caused damage to two of the office doors in an attempt to make entry. It does not appear that anything was taken or that entry was made.

Destruction of Property -- 200 Block Park Terrace Court, SE Between June 9 at 12 p.m. and June 11 at 7:59 a.m. Someone damaged the front window of the condominium building.

Vandalism -- 600 Block Glyndon Street, SE June 9, 12:26 a.m. A resident reported someone threw several eggs at her house.

Suspicious Event -- 400 Block Church Street, NE June 9, 2 p.m. An employee reported an older man walking around the building, looking in windows and taking pictures. The employee spoke to the man who left the area without further incident.

Emotionally Disturbed Person -- Battle Street, SW June 9, 5:50 p.m. A woman requested assistance with her upset mother. She stated her mother had attempted to harm herself and locked herself in her bedroom. Officers located the mother and found she had caused minor injury to herself. Ofc. Rohr transported her to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Grand Larceny -- Noodles & Company 201 Maple Avenue, East June 10 between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. A customer’s credit card was missing from her wallet. She believes the card was taken by another customer while she was in the restaurant. The woman was advised by her bank that her card was used for a purchase in Tysons Corner.

Burglary -- Downtown Vienna Dental 115 Park Street, SE, #201 June 10 between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. An unknown person forced entry into the office and rummaged through several desks and files. U.S. currency and property were taken.

Suspicious Event -- 100 Saratoga Way, NE June 10, 10:06 p.m. A citizen advised their daughter was walking their dog when she came across a man walking with a bike. When the man saw the girl and her dog he dropped the bike and ran off. The bike was transported to the Vienna Police Station to be released to the owner.

Suspicious Event -- Northwest Federal Credit Union 231 Maple Avenue, East June 11, 11:33 a.m. A customer became aggravated that a transaction was taking too long and made a disturbing comment to the bank employee.

Arrest – Shoplifting -- Giant Food 359 Maple Avenue, East June 11, 12:47 p.m. An employee reported a woman concealed wine and a deli sandwich before leaving the store without paying for them. MPO Hall located the woman at her home. The 44-year-old female from Trumpet Court, in Vienna, was issued a summons for Shoplifting. She was released on her signature and advised she would be charged with trespassing if she returns to the store.

Animal Case -- 100 Block Tapawingo Road, SE June 11, 8:45 p.m. A resident reported an injured deer. Officers found the deer suffering and euthanized the animal.

Arrest – Narcotics Violation -- Patrick Street at Cottage Street, SW June 12,12:13 a.m. Ofc. Williams observed a vehicle exit Southside Park at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. Upon the officer’s interaction with the driver, he detected the odor of marijuana. A measurable amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle. The 22-year-old man from Grand Pre Road in Silver Spring, Md. was issued a summons for Possession of Marijuana. The man was released on his signature.

Civil Dispute -- 200 Block Yeonas Drive, SW June 12, 9:19 p.m. A resident reported three men standing in front of her house. The men advised they were day laborers who had been dropped off at the residence. They stated there was a fourth man who had been dropped off with them. That man had hired them. He told the laborers he needed to go inside to get their cash. The man entered the backyard and never returned. The fourth man was not located. The laborers were advised this was a civil issue and they should avoid doing business with him again.

Missing Adult -- Vienna Police Department 215 Center Street, South June 12, 9:24 p.m. A citizen saw a cab driver drop off a man who was unable to provide an address or pay for cab fare. The citizen attempted to help the man, who appeared confused and lost. He brought the man to the Vienna Police Department where it was determined the man was missing from his home after going for a walk earlier and becoming lost. The man was reunited with his family.

Suspicious Event -- 300 Block Springwood Court, NE June 13, 4 p.m. A citizen reported a suspicious man who was seen in the area of Wolftrap Elementary School. She stated the man was driving around the student pick-up area and one of her children advised it was the same man who followed him home the previous week. Other parents had also noticed the suspicious man in the area the past couple of weeks. The man is described as Hispanic and between 60-70 years of age.


Maple Avenue and Nutley Street, SW -- June 2, 12:37 p.m. Two drivers were traveling eastbound in the left lane of Maple Avenue. Vehicle-2 stopped in traffic. Vehicle-1 attempted to go around her and struck the left rear corner causing minor damage. Driver-1 left the scene without providing his information.

Locust Street and Cottage Street, SW -- June 4 3:36 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling eastbound on Locust Street, stopped at the stop sign at Cottage Street, then proceeded into the intersection. Vehicle-1 was traveling northbound on Cottage Street and, upon entering the intersection, struck Vehicle-2. A passenger in Vehicle-2 was transported by rescue personnel to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Obey a Stop Sign.

Nutley Street and Maple Avenue, SW -- June 4, 6:30 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling northbound on Nutley Street, SW approaching the intersection of Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 switched lanes to go around Vehicle-2 and sideswiped the rear passenger light causing minor damage to both vehicles.

Lawyers Road and Blair Road, NW -- June 11 4:37 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling northbound on Lawyers Road. Vehicle-2 slowed to wait for oncoming traffic to pass so they could turn left onto Blair Road. Vehicle-1 ran into the rear of Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

Maple Avenue near Niblick Drive, SE -- June 12, 5:48 p.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling westbound on Maple Avenue and attempted to merge from the right lane into the left lane. Vehicle-2 was traveling westbound in the left lane when she was struck by Vehicle-1. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.