Vienna Police Highlights Nov. 27, 2019 – Dec. 5, 2019

Vienna Police Highlights Nov. 27, 2019 – Dec. 5, 2019

The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from Nov. 27, 2019 – Dec. 5, 2019.


Fraud -- 1000 Block Aponi Road, SE Nov. 5, 12 p.m. On Dec. 5, a resident reported that, sometime in November an unknown person had stolen a check from her former residence, forged it and attempted to cash it. Her home had been listed “for sale” at the time the check was stolen, with several people coming into the home.

Sexual Assault -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE Nov. 22 between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. A resident reported a sexual assault and other suspicious incidents involving a relative. The resident does not wish to pursue charges at this time.

Animal Case – Quarantine -- Hope Advanced Veterinary Center 140 Park Street, SE Nov. 26, 12 p.m. An employee reported that a resident was bitten by their cat at their home in Herndon. The resident brought the elderly, sick cat to the Veterinary Center to be euthanized. After the cat was euthanized, the employee notified ACO Barker, who brought the cat to the Fairfax County Health Department to be tested for rabies.

Suspicious Event -- 100 Block Dogwood Street, SW Nov. 27, 1 p.m. A resident found an identification case in Fairfax County. He was bringing the case to the owner’s residence when he found the front door open and no one home. Officers searched the residence and found that nothing appeared out of place.

Arrest - Animal Case – Quarantine -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE Nov. 27, 5:39 p.m. A resident reported that she was walking her dog on a leash when the dog got away from her and bit a child that was playing in the area. The child’s parents drove him to an area hospital for treatment. The resident did not have a current dog license or rabies vaccination certification for their dog. Ofc. Farr issued two summonses to the 51-year-old woman from the 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE, Vienna charging No Dog License and Failure to Inoculate Dog Against Rabies. The woman was released on her signature.

Assist Fire Department -- Westwood Country Club 800 Maple Avenue, East Nov. 28, 3:10 a.m. An officer heard a fire alarm coming from the pool house at the Westwood County Club. An open door was located at one of the tennis bubbles and the building was depressurized. Nothing appeared suspicious and it appeared the door was blown open by strong winds.

Grand Larceny -- Vienna Presbyterian Church 124 Park Street, NE Nov. 28, 4:01 a.m. A resident staying at the hypothermia shelter in the Church reported that his cell phone was stolen while he was sleeping. Later the same day, the resident reported that he located his phone.

Emotionally Disturbed Person -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE Nov. 28, 2 p.m. A resident reported that their neighbor was upset and made concerning statements. Rescue personnel transported the woman to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Found Property -- 1000 Block Ware Street, SW Nov. 28, 7:52 p.m. A resident reported that he found a vehicle bumper and license plate in his bushes.

Found Property -- 1000 Park Street, SE Nov. 29, 4:58 p.m. A resident reported a bicycle that was left abandoned in their yard.

Narcotics Violation -- Maple Avenue and Westbriar Drive, NE Nov. 30, 7:51 p.m. An officer observed a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit and initiated a traffic stop. Upon the officer’s interaction with the driver, he detected an odor of Marijuana. A minimal amount of Marijuana was found in the occupants’ possession.

Civil -- 100 Block Patrick Street, SE Nov. 30, 8:37 p.m. An officer spoke to two residents in the apartment complex regarding a noise complaint between them. One of the neighbors complained that there is a continuous noise issue with the residents who live above him. The noise is being made by the young children who live in the apartment. The upstairs resident advised the other neighbor is regularly knocking on the door and yelling at them. The two residents were advised to bring their complaints to the apartment management.

Domestic Dispute -- Maple Avenue and Park Street, SE Nov. 30. 10:50 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a verbal dispute between a husband and wife. It was decided that the wife would drive home and the husband would walk to avoid further issues.

Open Door -- Westwood Country Club 800 Maple Avenue, East Nov. 30, 11:28 p.m. Officers responding to the report of an alarm found an open door at the Country Club. Officers searched the building and found nothing that appeared suspicious.

Petit Larceny -- Giant Food 359 Maple Avenue Dec. 2, 6 p.m. An employee reported that a juvenile concealed four bags of candy and left the store without paying for them. The employee notified the police after the juvenile’s parents refused to come to the store to pick up their child. An officer responded, counseled the juvenile, and arranged for the mother to respond to the store and pick up the juvenile. The store management did not wish to pursue charges.

Animal Case -- 100 Moore Avenue, SE Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a sick raccoon. The officer observed that the raccoon was in grave condition and euthanized the animal.

Petit Larceny -- 400 Block Kramer Drive, SE Dec. 2, 8:18 p.m. A resident reported that a package that had been delivered to his residence was taken from his front porch.

Assist EMS -- Ayr Hill Avenue, NE Dec. 4, 2:20 a.m. A woman was complaining of both physical and mental distress. Rescue personnel transported the woman to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Suspicious Event -- Vienna Family Medicine 115 Park Street, SE Dec. 4, 4:15 p.m. An employee reported that one of their patients came into the office requesting a specific prescription. When the patient was refused the prescription he became upset and left the office. The patient returned a short time later, again requesting the prescription. The patient left the office after the employee requested him to leave.

Arrest – Drunk In Public -- Marshall Road Elementary School 730 Marshall Road, SW Dec. 4, 10:50 p.m. A school security guard reported a man sleeping in his vehicle in the school parking lot. Upon the officer’s interaction with the man, he detected signs of impairment. Ofc. McElhattan arrested the 55-year-old man from Youngs Drive in Front Royal, Virginia. The man was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with Drunk in Public.

Domestic Dispute -- Lynn Street, SW Dec. 5, 11:06 p.m. Officers responded to a dispute between husband and wife. The husband was concerned that his wife needed assistance for a medical condition she is suffering from, but she was refusing treatment. Rescue personnel responded and evaluated both parties. There were no signs of assault and both parties declined transport for their physical ailments.