The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from Oct. 4 – Oct. 10, 2019.
Fraud -- Westwood Country Club 800 Maple Avenue, East Between Oct. 1 at 11:20 a.m. and Oct. 7 at 3:14 p.m. An employee reported that they had received an email they believed was sent by one of their other employees requesting direct deposit for her paycheck. The money was deposited into the account requested before they realized it was a fraudulent account.
Suspicious Event -- 400 Block John Marshall Drive, NE Between Oct. 1, 2015 at 12 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2:54 p.m. A citizen reported that a former acquaintance has been sending letters and items of appreciation, addressed to her, to a relative’s house. The citizen has requested the acquaintance stop contacting her. However, the man continues to harass her.
Assault -- Cedar Lane School 101 Cedar Lane, SW Oct. 3 1:45 p.m. On Oct. 8, a teacher reported that she had been assaulted by a student in class the previous week. An officer spoke to the student, her parent and school officials. It was determined that the school will follow up on the matter.
Arrest – Narcotics Violation -- Niblick Drive and Hine Street, SE Oct. 4 3:05 a.m. Sgt. Juelharte observed a driver operating his vehicle with the headlights turned off. The officer initiated a traffic stop, and upon her interaction with the driver, the officer detected the odor of marijuana. The driver was in possession of a measurable amount of marijuana. Sgt. Juelharte issued a summons to the 18-year-old man from Sanoey Circle, SE, Vienna charging Possession of Marijuana. The man was released on a summons.
Lost Property -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE Between Oct. 4 at 12 p.m. and Oct. 5 at 12 p.m. A resident reported that he lost his wallet.
Assist EMS -- Water’s Field 300 Center Street, South Oct. 4, 3:57 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a fight at the field. It was determined that two 13-year-old juveniles were play fighting when one of them injured his arm. Rescue personnel responded and transported the injured juvenile to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Juvenile Case -- Anita’s Restaurant 444 Maple Avenue, West Oct. 4, 7:58 p.m. A citizen reported that his juvenile daughter ran away from the restaurant while the family was having dinner. At approximately 9:46 p.m., the daughter called the police to advise she was at Tequila Grande, 444 Maple Avenue, West. Officers spoke to the juvenile and released her to the custody of her parents.
Animal Case -- Vienna Community Center 120 Cherry Street, SE Oct. 5, 12:10 p.m. A citizen reported a dog that was running at large at the farmer’s market. The dog had no collar or identifying information. Officers were unable to locate an owner. The dog was transported to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.
Assault -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE Oct. 5, 3:54 p.m. A resident reported that he was driving on Cedar Lane with his wife and children when a road rage incident occurred. The resident pulled into the parking lot of the Cedar Lane Shopping Center. The other driver followed him into the parking lot, then exited his vehicle with a baseball bat threatening the resident. Officers located the other driver who advised the resident was acting aggressively toward him on the roadway and he exited the vehicle with the bat as protection. The warrant process was explained to both parties should they decide to pursue charges.
Grand Larceny -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE Between Oct. 5 at 9:45 p.m. and Oct. 6 at 6:20 p.m. A resident reported a camera bag, which contained a camera, camera lens and US currency, taken from her vehicle.
Found Property -- Wendy’s Restaurant 411 Maple Avenue, East Oct. 6, 12:30 p.m. A citizen found a wallet in the parking lot.
Fraud -- 500 Block Roberts Drive, NW Oct. 6, 3 p.m. A resident advised that she was notified by her bank of fraudulent transactions on her debit card.
Robbery -- 200 Block Park Terrace Court, SE Oct. 6, 5:20 p.m. A customer arranged to meet a pizza delivery man outside of the apartment building. The customer grabbed the pizza bag from the delivery man, struck the man, then fled the area on foot without paying for the pizza.
Detective Hylinski obtained a felony warrant charging robbery for a 19-year-old man from Locust Street, SE in Vienna. On Oct. 9 at 12:40 hours Ofc. McElhattan served the warrant. The man was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, where he was held without bond.
Vandalism -- 500 Block Kibler Circle, SW Oct. 6 between 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. A resident reported that a rock had been thrown through a window in their home.
Suspicious Event -- 1100 Block Cottage Street, SW Oct. 7 between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. A resident noticed a damaged Verizon line. It could not be determined if the damage was accidental or intentional.
Assault -- 100 Block Patrick Street, SE Oct. 7, 7:56 a.m. A resident reported that he and his roommate had an argument that escalated when the roommate struck him in the face. The roommate left the area before officers arrived on scene. Rescue personnel responded and treated the resident at the scene. The resident was advised of the warrant process should he decide to pursue charges against his roommate.
Vehicle Tampering -- Westwood Country Club 800 Maple Avenue, East Oct. 7, 10 a.m. A citizen reported that an unknown person tampered with the lock on her vehicle door while the vehicle was in the parking lot.
Suspicious Event -- Amphora Restaurant 377 Maple Avenue, West Oct. 7, 1:40 p.m. A citizen was parked in the lot talking on his cell phone. A man parked next to him and asked the citizen what he was doing there. He told the citizen he was the police and showed some type of identification. The man drove away from the lot when the citizen became alarmed and called the police.
Vehicle Tampering -- Westwood Country Club 800 Maple Avenue, East Oct. 7 between 11:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. A citizen reported that an unknown person tampered with the lock on his vehicle door while the vehicle was in the parking lot.
Telephone Case -- Enshin Karate 228 Dominion Road, NE Oct. 7 between 6 p.m. and 6:41 p.m. An employee reported that they had received several harassing telephone calls from a woman.
Suspicious Event -- 100 Block Park Street, SE Oct. 8, 12:49 p.m. A citizen received a scam call from someone claiming to be a Social Security Agent.
Juvenile Case -- Louise Archer Elementary School 324 Nutley Street, NW Oct. 8, 1 p.m. On Oct. 9 an officer responded to the report of a student who made concerning comments to other students on Oct. 8. The officer spoke to the student, school officials and the student’s parents. The matter is being addressed by the school officials.
Found Property -- Echols Street and Branch Road, SE Oct. 9, 12:15 p.m. A Town of Vienna employee reported an abandoned bicycle that had been chained to a Town street sign for several weeks.
Open Door -- 900 Block Ware Street, SW Oct. 9, 3:53 p.m. Officers responding to the report of suspicious people near an unoccupied residence found an unlocked door at the home. Officers searched the residence, found nothing suspicious and secured the door.
Petit Larceny -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE Oct. 10, 1:24 a.m. A cab driver reported that he picked up a fare and drove her to the requested address on Locust Street. The woman advised the driver that she needed to get money to pay the fare. The two began walking to her residence when a man the woman knew approached them. The woman advised the man that she owed the cab driver money. The man slapped the woman then the two ran off. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man and woman.
Assist EMS – Narcotics Violation -- 1000 Block Lynn Street, SW Oct. 10, 8:55 a.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with a possible drug overdose. The man was transported to an area hospital for further treatment.
Suspicious Event -- 800 Block Glyndon Street, SE Oct. 10, 12:45 p.m. A resident reported that an unknown person left a bag of dog feces at her front door.
Civil Dispute -- 200 Block Locust Street, SW Oct. 10, 2:56 p.m. At the request of a resident, officers stood by while he removed his belongings from his home to ensure there were no issues between him and his estranged wife.
Runaway -- Kingsley Road, SW Oct. 10 between 4:45 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. A woman reported that she went to pick up her daughter, at her daughter’s home, but was unable to locate her. The mother made contact with her daughter by phone, but refused to return home. On Oct. 11, at approximately 4:30 a.m. an officer located the juvenile walking in the 500 block of Maple Avenue, West and brought her home.
800 Block Maple Avenue, East -- Oct. 3, 6:33 p.m. Vehicle-2 and Vehicle-3 were stopped for the red traffic light on eastbound Maple Avenue at Mashie Drive. Vehicle-1 ran into the rear of Vehicle-2, pushing it into the rear of Vehicle-3. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Maintain Control.
Courthouse Road and Ware Street, SW -- Oct. 5, 11:44 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling southbound on Courthouse Road, attempting to turn left onto Ware Street. Vehicle- 1 ran into the rear of Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.
500 Block Orchard Street, NW -- Oct. 5, 11:59 p.m. Vehicle-1 swerved onto the curb and struck a mailbox causing minor damage.
Nutley Street and Marshall Road, SW -- Oct. 7, 3:55 p.m. Vehicle-2 was northbound on Nutley Street in the left through lane. Vehicle-1 was northbound in the left turn lane, however, Driver-1 thought his lane was also a through lane. As driver one proceeded straight, he side-swiped Vehicle-2.
Church Street and Lawyers Road, NW -- Oct. 8, 2 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling northbound on Lawyers Road approaching the intersection of Church Street. Vehicle-1 was westbound on Church Street and entered the intersection of Lawyers Road striking Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.