The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from May 11 – May 17, 2018.
Fraud -- 900 Block Lynnhill Court, NE May 4 12 a.m. A resident reported an unauthorized charge made to one of her credit accounts.
Fraud -- CVS 337 Maple Avenue, East Between May 8 at 8:45 p.m. and May 14 at 8:45 p.m. The pharmacist reported a possible prescription fraud. This case is being investigated.
Lost Property -- 200 Block Maple Avenue, East May 10, 6 p.m. A citizen reported losing her wallet in the area of the shopping center.
Suspicious Event -- Giant Food 359 Maple Avenue, East May 12, 7 p.m. A citizen reported that he and his friend, an employee at Giant, were being threatened by a man who was the employee’s ex-boyfriend. Prior to the officer’s arrival they advised the man had blocked the employee’s vehicle. The citizen and the employee felt the ex-boyfriend was stalking them. There was a friend of the ex-boyfriend who continued to drive around the parking lot while the officers conducted their investigation. The two reporting parties were advised how to obtain a protective order against the ex-boyfriend. The ex-boyfriend apologized to the employee and her friend and agreed to have no further communication with them.
Assault -- Whole Foods Market 143 Maple Avenue, East May 12, 8:29 p.m. A customer advised he was assaulted by another customer when the man rammed him with a shopping cart. The customer was advised of the warrant process should he wish to pursue charges.
Suspicious Person -- Shell Gas Station 252 Maple Avenue, West May 12, 10:40 p.m. An employee at the Shell station reported a naked man who was acting aggressive, trying to get into the store. Officers located the man at the station wearing only athletic shorts and socks. The man explained he was traveling from out of state with a friend. The two had been arguing and the friend just left the man at the gas station. The man attempted to get into the store to use their phone and did not intend to scare the employee. A few hours later, officers were able to persuade the friend to come to the police station to pick up the man.
Suspicious Person -- Maple Avenue and Mashie Drive, SE May 13, 12:34 p.m. A citizen reported a man lying in the roadway. Officers located the man who stated he was waiting for a bus to take him home. The man’s relatives were notified and sent a cab to transport him home.
Grand Larceny -- Whole Foods Market 143 Maple Avenue, East May 13 between 5 and 5:33 p.m. A customer left his bicycle at the bike rack unlocked while he went into the store. When he returned, the bike was missing along with other personal property including a credit card. The credit card was used a few hours later to make a purchase in D.C. This case is being investigated.
Trespassing -- Patrick Henry Library 101 Maple Avenue, East May 15, 5:19 p.m. An employee reported a man in the library who had been trespassed from another branch. An additional Notice of Trespassing had been issued to ban the man from all Fairfax County Public Libraries, however it had not yet been served. The man was escorted out of the library where he was served with the Notice and advised he would be charged with trespass if he returned.
Domestic Assault -- Park Street, NE May 15, 8:08 p.m. A resident advised that she and her juvenile daughter were having an argument. The daughter became agitated and, in an attempt to leave the room, became physical with her mother. Rescue personnel responded to assess, but both mother and daughter refused medical treatment. Juvenile services will be consulted regarding charges in this case.
Police Service -- Total Health Concepts 115 Beulah Road, NE May 16, 1 p.m. An officer assisted a therapist in getting their patient to an area hospital for evaluation.
Arrest – Assault on Police Officer -- 600 Block Longview Court, NE May 17, 12:58 a.m. A resident reported their adult son was making suicidal statements. Officers arrived at the home and found the son yelling and struggling with other family members. The son then became combative with officers while still fighting with family. The man continued to be combative and assault the officers. One officer used a Taser and they were able to take him into custody. The 21-year-old man from Longview Court, NE, Vienna was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he continued to be disorderly. He was charged with two counts of Felonious Assault on a Police Officer and will be held for a mental health evaluation.
Assist EMS -- 300 Block Moorefield Road, SW May 17, 2:52 a.m. Officers assisted with a possible overdose. Rescue personnel transported the resident to an area hospital for observation.
Animal Case – Quarantine -- 500 Block Highland Street, NW May 17, 6:35 p.m. A resident reported that his wife was injured after being attacked by their dog. The resident was advised of the 10-day quarantine. ACO Barker will follow up on this case.
222 Maple Avenue, West -- May 11, 6:03 p.m. Vehicle-1 was making a right out of the parking lot of 222 Maple Avenue, West. Vehicle-2 was traveling eastbound in the left lane of Maple Avenue. As Driver-1 entered the roadway, he side swiped Vehicle-2 causing minor damage to both vehicles.
242 Yeonas Drive, SW -- May 11, 9:34 p.m. Vehicle-1 was turning left from Lynn Street onto Yeonas Drive, SW. Driver-1 did not see an oncoming vehicle and swerved to miss him, striking Vehicle-2 which was legally parked and unoccupied.
115 Park Street, SE -- May 12, 12:23 p.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling southbound on Park Street attempting to turn left into 115 Park Street. Another vehicle was traveling northbound on Park Street in the left lane and had stopped to allow room for Driver-1 to turn. As Driver-1 began to turn he failed to observe Vehicle-2 traveling in the right northbound lane. Vehicle-2 struck Vehicle-1 causing damage to both vehicles. Driver-1 was issued as summons charging Failure to Yield Right of Way.
300 Block Maple Avenue, East -- May 12, 9:50 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling westbound in the right lane of traffic on Maple Avenue. Vehicle-2 stopped with traffic. Driver-1 thought traffic was still moving and Vehicle-1 struck the rear of Vehicle-2 causing minor damage.
Maple Avenue, West near James Madison Drive -- May 14, 4:03 p.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling westbound on Maple Avenue, attempting to make an illegal U-turn at James Madison Drive. Vehicle-2 was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue. As Driver-1 initiated the U-turn, Vehicle-1 struck the driver side door of Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.
Unlawful Entry – Reclassified as Burglary -- 400 Block Marshall Road, SW May 2, 12:19 p.m. This case was originally noted in the May 11, 2018 Highlights. Upon further investigation, this case was reclassified as a burglary. MPO Lose obtained a felony warrant for the UtiliQuest employee. On May 16, the 23-year-old man from Bellavia Lane in Vienna was charged with Breaking and Entering to Commit a Felony. The man was transported to the Fairfax Adult Detention Center where he was given a $2,500 unsecured bond.