Burglaries Investigated in McLean, Great Falls, Vienna Area

Burglaries Investigated in McLean, Great Falls, Vienna Area

Detectives are asking for public’s help in solving at least 13 residential burglaries that have occurred in the McLean, Reston, and Fair Oaks police districts. The following burglaries have occurred over the last two months:

5200 block of Knight Arch Circle, Fairfax

11800 block of Robertson Farm Circle, Fairfax

11800 block of Robertson Farm Circle, Fairfax

11800 block of Robertson Farm Circle, Fairfax

4800 block of Annamohr Drive, Fairfax

11300 block of Andrew Lane, Fairfax

11300 block of Andrew Lane, Fairfax

1100 block of Mountain Hope Court, Great Falls

200 block of Golden Woods Court, Great Falls

1100 block of Lees Meadow Court, Great Falls

1200 block of Raymond Avenue, McLean

3500 block of Saint Augustin Lane, Oakton

9600 block of Maymont Drive, Vienna

The burglaries have primarily been during the early afternoon and evening hours. The majority of victims have been of Asian or Middle Eastern descent. Detectives are investigating whether all of these incidents are connected and whether other burglaries from across Fairfax County are related. They are also working alongside the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Manassas City Police Department who are investigating similar cases. Please be on the lookout for suspicious people, cars and noises. Do not hesitate to call non-emergency number, 703-691-2131, to report suspicious activity or 911 for an emergency.

The following are crime prevention tips are recommended:

Keep all doors and windows closed and locked.

Secure sliding glass doors by placing a metal rod or a wooden dowel rod in the track.

Lock the door to an attached garage.

Make your residence appear occupied, even when no one is home, to help deter criminals.

Keep the perimeter of your home well lit.

Have a trusted neighbor collect mail and newspapers while you are away.

Keep landscaping trimmed away from entrances and walkways.

Organize or join a Neighborhood Watch program.

Get a free home security check from a Crime Prevention Officer.

Keep an inventory of your property.

Store ladders, tools and any other outside objects in a locked shed or garage.

Make sure the home’s address is visible for police, firemen and paramedics.

Anyone with information regarding this recent string of incidents is asked to call the McLean District Station at 703-556-7750, the Reston District Station at 703-478-0904, or the Fair Oaks District Station at 703-591-0966. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.