The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from May 29 – June 4, 2020.
Suspicious Event -- Ceret Court, SW Between Dec. 20, 2019 at 12 p.m. and Feb. 14 at 11:59 p.m. A resident reported that her teenage daughter received inappropriate messages from an adult through social media.
Fraud -- Suntrust Bank 515 Maple Avenue, East Feb. 18, 12 p.m. A bank employee reported fraudulent activity on one of their customer’s accounts.
Petit Larceny -- Bazin’s On Church 111 Church Street, NW Between May 18 at 6 a.m. and May 24 at 7:30 p.m. A resident reported her two bicycles were taken from outside of the side entrance to the restaurant.
Destruction of Property -- 1000 Block Hillcrest Drive, SW May 25 between 12:01 a.m. and 9 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person has been stomping on her American flags that line the sidewalk in front of her house. The resident placed a small section of fencing around the flags to protect them. However, the person then broke the fence, and pushed over the flag.
Domestic Dispute -- Patrick Street, SE May 31 1:09 a.m. A resident reported a domestic dispute with his adult son.
Arrest – Drunk In Public -- Nutley Street and Commons Drive, NW June 1, 6:50 a.m. Officers responded to the area for the report of a suspicious person. Upon the officers’ interaction with the man, they detected signs of impairment. PFC Post arrested the 33-year-old man from Mariner Drive in Arnold, Md. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and was charged with Drunk In Public.
Fraud -- Interstate Drive, Mayflower, Ariz. June 1, 10 a.m. A citizen reported that one of their company’s checks was fraudulently duplicated and deposited into a Navy Federal Credit Union account. The fraudulent activity did not happen within the Town of Vienna. The citizen was instructed to make the report to their local police department.
Civil Dispute -- PNC Bank 353 Maple Avenue, East June 1, 2:09 p.m. An Uber driver reported that he drove a man and woman from Loudoun County to the bank in Vienna. The driver had another passenger waiting for him to pick up at that location. The couple had a dispute with the driver whom they wanted to take them to another location, but he refused because he had another passenger waiting. Initially, the woman became irate and refused to get out of the vehicle. The couple left the area before officers arrived.
Natural Death -- 300 Block Nutley Street, NW June 1, 10:18 p.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with an unresponsive woman in her home. It was determined that the elderly woman, who suffered from medical issues, was deceased.
Arrest – Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and Narcotics Violation -- 1000 Block Cottage Street, SW June 2 between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. A resident reported that his adult brother stole a cell phone, a wallet, and his father’s vehicle. The man left the vehicle abandoned on Route 66, where it was towed by Virginia State Police. PFC Williams located the man walking in the area of Cottage Street and James Drive, SW, and placed him under arrest. The man had in his possession the stolen phone and wallet, in addition to narcotics. PFC Williams transported the man to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. He was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and Possession of Schedule IV Drugs.
Welfare Check -- 400 Block Blair Road, NW June 2, 12:32 p.m. Officers responded for a welfare check on a juvenile who was making concerning statements to a friend. MPO Lose spoke to the juvenile who was upset. He agreed to go with his father to an area medical facility for evaluation.
Suspicious Event -- Vienna Town Green 144 Maple Avenue, East June 2, 7:47 p.m. A citizen reported that someone posted a suspicious flyer on a utility pole near the bike trail. Throughout the night, officers found several other flyers that were placed on Town property without permission.
Suspicious Person -- Wolftrap Hotel 430 Maple Avenue, West June 3, 11:50 a.m. An employee with Paisano's Pizza reported that a former employee approached a Paisano's delivery driver and spoke his opinion of the restaurant. Since his termination from the restaurant, the former employee has also had other incidents where he has acted suspiciously toward the restaurant staff.
Found Property -- Vienna Community Center 120 Cherry Street, SW June 3, 12:55 p.m. A citizen found fitness equipment on the sidewalk near the ball fields.
Found Property -- Bike Trail near 120 Cherry Street, SE June 3, 9:01 p.m. A citizen turned in a car key that they found on the bike trail.
Welfare Check -- Vienna Town Green 144 Maple Avenue, East June 3, 10:46 p.m. A citizen reported that she gave a man her phone number during the rally at the Town Green earlier in the day. The man began texting concerning messages to the citizen. Officers located the man at the Town Green. The man was with a friend and both stated that he did not need any police assistance. Since it was after dark, the men were asked to leave the park and they complied.
Runaway -- 500 Block Kingsley Road, SW June 4, 12:48 a.m. A resident reported that his juvenile daughter ran away from home. Officers and the resident located the juvenile at the home of one of her friends.
400 Block Maple Avenue, West -- May 29, 12:50 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling westbound on Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was exiting the lot of 431 Maple Avenue and was struck by Vehicle-2.
169 Glyndon Street, SE -- May 29, 1:00 p.m. Vehicle-2 was northbound on Glyndon Street, SE, turning left into the parking lot of 169 Glyndon Street. Vehicle-1 was exiting the parking lot to turn left onto Glyndon Street. Vehicle-1 struck the rear corner of Vehicle-2. Vehicle-1 fled the scene without stopping.
300 Block Knoll Street, NW -- May 29, 3:34 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling southbound on Knoll Street, approaching Windover Avenue. Vehicle-1 was backing out of a driveway on Knoll Street and struck Vehicle-2 as it was passing.