The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from Feb. 21 – Feb. 27, 2020.
Suspicious Event -- 600 Block Tazewell Road, NW Feb. 18, 4 p.m. A resident reported an encounter with a neighbor that made her feel uncomfortable. The neighbor was advised by the police that the resident requested he has no further contact with her.
Police Service -- 200 Block Park Terrace Court, SE Feb. 21, 3:23 a.m. Officers responded, at the request of the resident, to assist in removing his friend, a woman, from the apartment. The woman was very cooperative and left the apartment with the officers. The resident, who showed signs of impairment, then began yelling at the officers. The officers remained in the parking lot with the woman until an Uber arrived for her.
Stolen Vehicle -- 600 Block John Marshall Drive, NW Between Feb. 20 at 9 p.m. and Feb. 21 at 6 a.m. A resident reported that her unlocked vehicle was stolen from her driveway.
Fraud -- 900 Block Plum Street, SW Between Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. A resident reported that a few months ago, an unknown person unsuccessfully attempted to use his wife’s personal information to obtain money from their bank account. Recently, an unknown person has used his personal information to obtain money from the account.
Fraud -- 300 Block Johnson Street, SW Feb. 20, 12 p.m. A resident reported that he received an email stating he had won a large sum of money from Reader’s Digest. The resident was instructed to send a certified check to ensure the collection of his winnings. After the resident sent the check, he determined the email was fraudulent.
Vandalism -- Vienna Elementary School 128 Center Street, South Between Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 6:20 a.m. An unknown person vandalized two school buses in the parking lot.
Domestic Dispute -- Glyndon Lane, SE Feb. 21, 8:04 p.m. A resident reported a verbal dispute between him and his wife.
Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated -- Maple Avenue near Follin Lane, NE Feb. 22, 2:59 a.m. Sgt. Ruddy observed a vehicle being driven with a flat tire and initiated a traffic stop. Upon the officer’s interaction with the driver, she detected signs of impairment. The issue with the tire appeared to be the result of an accident. The driver reported that she had been involved in an accident in Fairfax County. After the driver failed to complete a series of field sobriety tests, Sgt. Ruddy arrested the 22-year-old woman from Leehigh Drive in Fairfax. She was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, where a sample of her blood was drawn for analysis and she was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Fairfax County Police were advised of the arrest for their accident investigation.
Open Door -- 600 Block Tazewell Road, NW Feb. 22, 8:20 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a suspicious woman in the driveway of a vacant house that is under construction. The woman was gone when officers arrived. The officers checked the house and found the front door was unsecured. The officers checked the interior of the home and found that nothing appeared to have been disturbed.
Suspicious Event -- 1000 Block Mountfort Court, SW Feb. 22, 8:50 p.m. A resident believed someone was in her home after she heard a door open and the sound of footsteps inside the residence. Officers searched the home but found no sign of an intruder.
Noise Complaint -- Starbucks 362 Maple Avenue, East Feb. 22, 11:12 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a delivery driver in violation of the Town’s Noise Ordinance. The officer observed a delivery truck parked on Maple Avenue. The driver had his delivery on the curb and was moving the delivery up to the establishment by hand. The driver was advised of the Town’s Noise Ordinance and was permitted to finish his delivery.
Domestic Dispute -- Hillcrest Drive, SW Feb. 23, 10:13 a.m. Officers responded to a 911 hang up. The resident reported that her juvenile daughter called 911 after becoming upset with her when she took her cell phone. The juvenile was counseled on the proper use of the 911 system.
Animal Case -- 400 Block Knoll Street, NW Feb. 24, 7:25 p.m. A resident reported a stray dog in her yard. Attempts to locate the dog’s owner were unsuccessful, and the dog was transported to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.
Police Service -- 900 Block DeSale Street, SW Feb. 25, 6:40 p.m. A resident was concerned for his wife when she did not return his text messages. Before officers arrived at the home, the wife responded to her husband advising that she was okay. The wife also spoke to the police dispatcher, confirming that she was okay.
Suspicious Event -- 600 Block Hillcrest Drive, SW Feb. 26, 9:34 p.m. Officers responded to a dispute between roommates. Both women became irate and began throwing objects in the home. The two women agreed to speak with the landlord regarding their ongoing issues.
359 Maple Avenue, East -- Feb. 22, 12:46 p.m. A driver left their vehicle legally parked in the parking lot. When the driver returned to the vehicle, they found it had been struck by an unknown vehicle.
Tapawingo Road and Hunter Court, SW -- Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling eastbound on Tapawingo Road, approaching the intersection with Hunter Court, SW. Pedestrian-1 (a juvenile) was entering Tapawingo Road from Hunter Court on his scooter. Pedestrian- 1 struck the passenger side of Vehicle-1. Pedestrian-1 was transported by rescue personnel to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
359 Maple Avenue, East -- Feb. 24, 3 p.m. A driver left their vehicle legally parked in the parking lot. When the driver returned to the vehicle, they found the driver’s side mirror had been struck and crushed by an unknown vehicle.
Courthouse Road, and Cherry Street, SW -- Feb. 24, 4:20 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling northbound on Courthouse Road. Vehicle-1 was on Cherry Street, turning left onto Courthouse Road. As Vehicle-1 entered the intersection, she was struck by Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Yield Right of Way.
300 Block Maple Avenue, East -- Feb. 25, 2:08 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling westbound in adjacent lanes on Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was in the right lane and struck Vehicle-2 as the driver attempted to merge into the left lane. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.
401 Maple Avenue, West -- Feb. 25, 4:32 p.m. Vehicle-1 was attempting to turn left into the parking lot of 401 Maple Avenue when he struck Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.