The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from May 8 – May 14, 2020.
Grand Larceny -- Vienna Baptist Church 541 Marshall Road, SW Between Oct. 8, 2019, at 8 a.m. and October 20, 2019, at 8 a.m. An employee reported that an unknown person took a charitable check that was given to the Church.
Fraud -- 500 Block John Marshall Drive, NE Between Feb. 1 at 12 p.m. and May 10 at 9:06 p.m. A resident reported that an unknown person used his personal information to open several bank accounts.
Police Service -- Suntrust Bank 515 Maple Avenue, East May 8, 1:45 p.m. A maintenance worker expressed concern to the bank’s security company about a man sitting in a vehicle in the rear parking lot. An officer spoke to the branch manager of the bank who advised they know the man and he has permission to be on the property.
Assault -- Beirut Butchery & Café 407 Maple Avenue, West May 8, 3 p.m. An employee reported that she was assaulted by a co-worker. The employee was advised of the warrant process if she decides to pursue charges.
Petit Larceny -- 7-11, 427 Maple Avenue, East May 8, 3:31 p.m. An employee reported that a man left the store without paying for a cup of ice. When an employee confronted the man, he returned to the store and paid for the ice. The man then took another cup of ice and fled the area in a vehicle. An officer contacted the owner of the vehicle. The owner came to the store and made restitution for her son’s actions.
Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated -- Cottage Street near Cedar Lane, SW May 8, 6:01 p.m. Vehicle-2 was southbound on Cottage Street at the traffic light for Cedar Lane. Vehicle-1 turned from Cedar Lane onto Cottage and side-swiped Vehicle-2. Upon the officers’ interaction with Driver-1, they detected signs of impairment. Driver-1 failed to complete a series of field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. Ofc. Colligan transported the 45-year-old man from Muskogee Street in Adelphi, Md. to the Vienna Police Station, where he failed to provide a sample of his breath for analysis. The man was then transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal, and No Operator’s License.
Found Property -- 500 Block Niblick Drive, SE Between May 9 at 11 p.m. and May 10 at 7:30 a.m. A resident reported a bicycle was left abandoned in his yard. The owner was later located and the bicycle returned to them.
Assist EMS -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE May 9, 11:21 p.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with a resident who had taken too much medication. The resident was transported to an area hospital in non-life-threatening condition.
Business Alarm -- 307 Maple Avenue, West May 10, 9:17 a.m. Officers responding to an alarm found an unlocked door to the business. The office was checked and nothing appeared to have been disturbed.
Arrest – Stolen Vehicle and Domestic Assault -- Wolftrap Hotel 430 Maple Avenue, West May 10 between 10 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. A woman reported that she and her boyfriend were involved in an argument that escalated when he physically assaulted her. Her boyfriend then took her car without her permission and left the area. PFC Post obtained two warrants for the man, charging Felony Vehicle Theft and Misdemeanor Domestic Assault. An Emergency Protective Order was also issued against him. On May 11, Prince William County Police located the vehicle, arrested the man and served the warrants on him.
Suspicious Event -- 100 Block Sharon Lane, NW May 10, 2:36 p.m. A resident advised that some of the neighborhood children were playing outside when she observed a man in a white work truck drive down the street and stop to ask questions. She believed the man’s actions were suspicious. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the truck.
Narcotics Violation -- Church Street and Lawyers Road, NW May 10 2:49 p.m. An officer observed a vehicle with defective equipment and initiated a traffic stop. During his interaction with the driver, the officer detected an odor of marijuana. A few flakes of marijuana were observed, but the driver did not have a measurable amount of the drug.
Missing Juvenile -- W&OD Bike Trail near Branch Road, SE May 10, 3:25 p.m. A citizen reported her juvenile son, who has disabilities, was missing. The citizen was walking on the bike trail while her son was riding his scooter ahead of her. The juvenile rode out of her line of sight and she was unable to locate him. After multiple agencies joined in searching for the juvenile, he was located on the bike trail by Falls Church Police in their jurisdiction.
Assist EMS -- 200 Block Aubreys Court, SE May 11, 5:17 a.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with an intoxicated man who fell and injured himself. Rescue transported the man to an area hospital for treatment.
Juvenile Case -- 500 Block Kingsley Road, SW Between May 11 at 6:30 p.m. and May 12 at 1 a.m. A resident reported that their teenage juvenile daughter left the house and had not returned home. Officers located the juvenile at the home of one of her friends. MPO Borja transported the juvenile back to her home.
Domestic Dispute -- Glyndon Lane, SE May 12, 8:45 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic dispute between the resident and his wife.
Lost Property -- Whole Foods 143 Maple Avenue, East May 13 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. An employee lost his wallet in the store.
Animal Case -- 200 Block Battle Street, SW May 13, 2 p.m. A resident reported a sick raccoon was in his yard. ACO Barker determined the raccoon was in grave condition and euthanized the animal.
Vandalism -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE May 13, 10:34 p.m. A resident reported that someone broke one of the windows in their apartment.
Illegal Dumping -- Vienna Arsenal 386 Maple Avenue, East Between May 13 at 11 p.m. and May 14 at 12:30 a.m. Someone illegally dumped a large amount of flooring into a dumpster. An employee reported that illegal dumping has been an on-going issue.
Domestic Dispute -- Glyndon Lane, SE May 13 11:21 p.m. Officers responded to a verbal dispute between husband and wife.
Suspicious Event -- 300 Block Center Street, North May 14, 9 a.m. An unknown person sent a resident an email, making threats to release videos of him unless he sent money in Bitcoin.
Suspicious Event -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE May 14, 9:22 p.m. A resident found a piece of glass in her sandwich that she believed may have been intentionally placed there by a roommate.
Juvenile Case -- 500 Block Kingsley Road, SW May 14, 9:59 p.m. A resident reported that their teenage juvenile daughter left home and they were unable to locate her. Officers searched the area for several hours with the assistance of the Fairfax County Police Helicopter Unit. The daughter was found at approximately 5:30 a.m, at a friend’s home. Petitions are pending in this case for the juvenile.
500 Block Maple Avenue, West -- May 14, 12:50 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling in the left eastbound lane of Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was southbound on James Madison Drive, attempting to cross Maple Avenue into the parking lot of 544 Maple Avenue, West when he collided with Vehicle-2.