The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from March 27 – April 2, 2020.
Fraud -- 300 Block Lawyers Road, NW Sept. 23, 2019 at 12 p.m. A resident reported that someone has been fraudulently accessing her credit bureau accounts and disputing her credit accounts.
Suspicious Event -- 600 Block Valley Drive, SE Between Feb. 1 at 7 a.m. and March 31 at 10 p.m. A citizen advised he sold his vehicle to an acquaintance in February. The citizen stated his license plates are now missing and he believes the acquaintance may have taken them.
Suspicious Event -- 900 Block Fairway Drive, NE March 16 between 12 and 5:00 p.m. On March 30, a resident reported the possible larceny of her lawnmower. The resident advised she was mowing her lawn when her lawnmower broke down. Two men stopped and offered to assist her in repairing the lawnmower. She allowed them to take the equipment, but has not heard back from them.
Found Property -- Dunkin Donuts 314 Maple Avenue, West March 27, 1:42 a.m. A sanitation worker was emptying the garbage can in front of Dunkin Donuts when he found a backpack that contained a handgun and ammunition.
Grand Larceny -- 225 Maple Avenue, East March 27 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. An employee left her purse in the employee break room. When she returned to the break room, she found someone had stolen her driver’s license, bank cards, and US currency from her purse. She discovered one of the cards was used to make unauthorized purchases.
Juvenile Case -- 500 Block Mashie Drive, SE March 27, 5:56 p.m. A resident reported that they located two young juveniles. The juveniles had been playing at a nearby park with their parents when they ran off. The parents, who had been searching for the children, were notified of their location, and the children were reunited with them.
Found Property -- Patrick Henry Library 101 Maple Avenue, East March 28, 4:09 p.m. A citizen found a keyfob and an identification card at the library.
Arrest – Drunk in Public -- 700 Block Marshall Road, SW March 28, 11:15 p.m. Officers responded to the area for the report of a man banging on the door of residents. They located the man, and upon the officer’s interaction with him, they detected signs of impairment. Ofc. Colligan arrested the 61-year-old man from Meath Driver in Fairfax. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with Drunk in Public.
Arrest – Drunk in Public and Obstruction of Justice -- Maple Avenue and Mill Street, NE March 29, 12:57 a.m. Officers heard a man yelling in the 200 block of Maple Avenue, East. They located the man near Whole Foods where he began walking in the middle of Maple Avenue and continued to act belligerent. Upon the officers’ interaction with the man, they detected signs of impairment. Rescue personnel responded to evaluate the man. Once the man was medically cleared by rescue personnel, he was placed under arrest. Ofc. Farr transported the 33-year-old man with no fixed address to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. While the man was being transported he began to make threatening statements to the officer. The man was charged with Drunk in Public and Obstruction of Justice. He was held without bond.
Suspicious Event -- 200 Block Park Terrace Court, SE March 29, 10 a.m. A resident reported that windows had been removed from the laundry room. It did not appear that anything was missing or damaged in the laundry room.
Suspicious Event -- Highland Street, NW March 29, 11:50 p.m. A resident reported that he found a man in his step-daughter’s room after the man entered the home through a window. The juvenile reported that the man was her boyfriend and she permitted him to enter the home. An officer arrested the man for Contributing to the Delinquency of Minor and transported him to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. However, the magistrate would not issue a warrant for the man. The man was released with no charges placed against him. At the resident’s request, the man was advised that he may be charged with Trespass if he returns to the home.
Juvenile Case -- Highland Street, NW March 30, 1:39 a.m. A resident reported that his step-daughter became upset regarding a prior incident (Reference Incident and began yelling at her mother. When her older sister attempted to intervene, she was assaulted by the juvenile. The juvenile then left the residence. Officers located the juvenile in the area of Ayrhill Avenue and Dominion Road. The juvenile stated she got into an argument with her family, and her sister assaulted her. Her step-father then told her to leave the house. Both the juvenile and her sister showed signs of minor injury, and both declined to pursue charges against the other. Officers contacted a social worker who was able to provide a temporary teen shelter for the juvenile to stay for the night.
Emotionally Disturbed Person -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE March 31, 6:01 a.m. A citizen called for assistance in the parking lot, stating he was having suicidal thoughts. As officers were speaking to him, he began suffering a medical emergency. Rescue personnel responded and transported the man to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Grand Larceny-- 200 Block Park Terrace Court, SE Between March 31 at 8 p.m. and April 1 at 10:36 p.m. A resident reported two bicycles that were stolen from the bike rack on his vehicle. He found one of the bicycles in the parking lot. The other is still missing.
Suspicious Event -- 500 Block Church Street, NE April 1, 9:30 a.m. A resident found a bag in the parking lot that contained possible narcotics.
Natural Death -- 600 Block Longview Court, NE April 1, 6:51 p.m. Officers responded with rescue personnel for the report of an elderly man who had passed away in his home from natural causes.
Destruction of Property -- 100 Block Moore Avenue, SE April 2, 4:59 a.m. A resident was allowing a friend to stay with him. The friend became upset and began destroying some property in the house before leaving. The resident was concerned about his friend’s well-being and did not wish to pursue charges. The friend returned to the home after he had calmed down, and the two worked the matter out. Arrangements were made for the friend to stay with his family.
Grand Larceny -- Walgreens 225 Maple Avenue, East April 2 between 3 and 5:16 p.m. An employee reported that she left her purse in the employee break room. Someone stole various bank cards, US currency, and her driver’s license from her wallet. Several unauthorized purchases were made on the cards before she realized they had been taken.
100 Block Branch Road, SE -- March 30 at 8:14 p.m. Vehicle-2 was legally parked in the parking lot when Vehicle-1 (an unknown vehicle) backed into it. Driver-1 fled the scene without providing their information.