The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from July 31 – Aug. 6, 2020.
Suspicious Event -- 900 Block Fairway Drive, NE Oct. 1 between 12 a.m. and 10:48 a.m. A resident reported that someone had used her profile to impersonate and defame her on social media by posting inappropriate and explicit material.
Lost Property -- 200 Block Commons Drive, NW Between Dece. 21, 2019, at 10 a.m. and July 25 at 8 a.m. A resident reported that one of his firearms is missing.
Animal Case – Quarantine -- 100 Block Wilmar Place, NW July 26, 9:51 a.m. On Aug. 4, ACO Barker received an animal bite report from the Fairfax County Animal Control for an incident that occurred on July 26 where a friend’s dog bit a child. ACO Barker spoke to the owner of the dog and advised them of the quarantine procedure.
Suspicious Event -- 1100 Westbriar Court, NE Between July 30 at 5 p.m. and July 31 at 12 p.m. A resident reported that someone opened the gate leading from her driveway to her backyard.
Animal Case -- 300 Block Dominion Road, NE July 31, 8:19 a.m. Officers responded to the area for the report of a sick raccoon. The animal was in grave condition and was euthanized by an officer.
Suspicious Event -- 1100 Westbriar Court, NE Between July 31 at 2 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 11 a.m. A resident reported that someone moved a table on her rear deck and bent the umbrella stand.
Shoplifting -- Giant Food 359 Maple Avenue, East July 31 between 6:50 p.m. and 7 p.m. On Aug 1, an employee reported that a man stole bottles of champagne the previous evening. The employee stated that this was the same man who shoplifted from the store on July 24.
Computer Harassment -- 200 Block Church Street, NE Between Aug. 1 at 12:01 a.m. and Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. A resident reported that she is receiving harassing messages from her children’s father through a social media business page.
Vehicle Tampering -- 900 Block Frederick Street, SW Between Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 4 p.m. A resident reported that someone rummaged through his unlocked vehicle.
Suspicious Event -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE Aug. 1, 10:51 p.m. A resident called 911 to report an argument she had with her roommate over the thermostat. The resident was counseled on her use of the 911 system.
Arrest – Telephone Case -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE Aug. 1, 10:51 p.m. On Aug. 2, MPO Lose obtained a misdemeanor warrant charging Annoying Phone Calls for a resident for misuse of the 911 system . The resident had been counseled on numerous occasions by our officers and by the Fairfax County Community Response Team regarding her use of the 911 system for non-emergency calls. MPO Lose served the warrant on the 68-year-old woman from Locust Street, SE in Vienna and released her on her signature.
Assault -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE Aug. 1, 11:30 p.m. On Aug. 2, after being served with a warrant, the resident reported to the officer that her roommate threatened her the previous night. The resident was advised of the warrant procedure should she wish to pursue charges against her roommate.
Found Property 2-- Vienna Fire Station 400 Center Street, South Aug. 2, 7:59 a.m. A citizen turned in a money clip with U.S. currency to the fire station.
Petit Larceny -- 1000 Block Fairway Drive, NE Aug. 2, 2:30 p.m. A resident reported that one of her license plates was stolen from her vehicle.
Arrest – Warrant Service-- 400 Block John Marshall Drive, NE Aug. 3, 2:31 p.m. At the request of the Fairfax County Police Department, officers responded to a residence in an attempt to locate a man who had an active warrant for his arrest in the County. MPO Lyons arrested the 67-year-old man from Beachcomber Lane in Houston, Texas. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, where the misdemeanor warrant for Indecent Exposure was served on him.
Telephone Case -- 1000 Block Fairway Drive, NE Aug. 4, 10:14 p.m. A resident reported that he is receiving threatening text messages from an acquaintance.
Suspicious Person -- 400 Block MacArthur Avenue, NE Aug. 6, 12:54 p.m. A resident reported a man who was incoherent and lying on the sidewalk. Upon the officers’ interaction with the man, they determined he may be suffering from some medical or mental issues. Rescue personnel was summoned to assess the man, however; when they arrived, the man became agitated. The man began to walk away and pulled out a pocket knife. The man did not threaten anyone with the weapon and after speaking to the officers, agreed to give them the knife for safekeeping. The man refused any medical evaluation and did not appear to need immediate medical or mental treatment. The man refused any further assistance and left the area.
Fraud -- Giant Food 359 Maple Avenue, East Aug. 6, 3:52 p.m. A citizen reported that she noticed her wallet was stolen after her bank notified her that her credit cards and debit card were being fraudulently used at Giant Food.
Arrest – Emergency Commitment Order -- Wolftrap Hotel 430 Maple Avenue, West Aug. 6, 5:21 p.m. Arlington County Police Department requested a welfare check on a man staying at the hotel after he sent suicidal text messages to his girlfriend. Upon the officers’ interaction with the 52-year-old man from 2nd Road in Arlington, Virginia, it was determined that he would be taken into custody on an Emergency Commitment Order. Ofc. McElhattan transported the man to an area medical facility where he was turned over to the custody of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Department.
Assist EMS -- 100 Block Patrick Street, SE Aug. 6, 8:26 p.m. Officers responded to an apartment to assist rescue personnel with an alcohol overdose. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
422 Maple Avenue, East 20-006199 July 29, 6 p.m. Vehicle-2 was legally parked in the parking lot when it was struck by Vehicle-1. Driver-1 fled the scene without providing their information.
100 Block Maple Avenue, West -- Aug. 1, 12:27 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling eastbound in the left lane of Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was eastbound in the right lane. Driver-1 attempted to merge into the left lane and collided with Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.
100 Block Church Street, NW -- Aug. 1, 3 p.m. Vehicle-2 was legally parked in a parking garage when it was struck by Vehicle-1. Driver-1 fled the scene without providing their information.
200 Block Maple Avenue, East -- Aug. 2, 12:09 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue in the same lane of traffic. Vehicle-2 slowed to turn right into a parking lot. Vehicle-1 (a moped) ran into the rear of Vehicle-2.
Lawyers Road and Upham Place, NW -- Aug. 2, 5:27 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling northbound on Lawyers Road approaching Upham Place. Vehicle-2 stopped for the stop sign and was rear-ended by Vehicle-1. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Following Too Closely.
143 Maple Avenue, East -- Aug. 2, 8 p.m. Vehicle-2 was legally parked in the parking lot when it was struck by Vehicle-1. Driver-1 fled the scene without providing their information.