The following summary contains various incidents of general interest handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from July 23 – July 29, 2021.
Juvenile Case -- Park Street, SE
Between May 1 at 12 p.m. and June 12 at 12 p.m.
A resident reported obscene communication that their child received through a social media application.
Fraud -- 400 Block Tapawingo Road, SW
June 28 12 p.m.
A resident reported that someone fraudulently used his personal information to set up bank accounts.
Vandalism -- Branch Road Tot Lot
108 Branch Road, SE
Between July 1 at 12 a.m. and July 28 at 3:12 p.m.
A Town employee reported that someone used spray paint to vandalize the playground and fence.
Suspicious Event -- 500 Block Roberts Drive, NW
Between July 7 at 12 p.m. and July 26 at 6:37 p.m.
A resident reported that they have not been receiving their mail or USPS deliveries. The resident was advised to notify the Postal Inspector.
Fraud -- 700 Block Hunter Court, SW
Between July 20 at 8:00 a.m. and July 24 at 7:23 p.m.
A resident was speaking to a man he believed was from one of his financial institutions when the man instructed the resident to purchase several gift cards and provide him with the cards’ information. The resident provided the man with a large sum of gift cards before he realized it was a scam.
Assault -- 1001 Park Street, SE
July 25, 2:59 a.m.
Four men were traveling in a vehicle on Park Street. Two of the men were having an argument that escalated to a physical fight. The driver pulled into the Cunningham Park School parking lot and he and the other passenger attempted to break up the fight. Rescue personnel responded to assess one of the men, but no further treatment was necessary. Neither man wanted to pursue charges against the other.
Petit Larceny -- 100 Block Maple Avenue, West
July 25 between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
An employee at Taco Bamba parked his vehicle in the parking lot at the rear of the shopping center. When he returned to the vehicle he found that someone placed a jack under the rear fender and stole a tire and the rear brake caliper from the brake assembly.
Police Service -- Vienna Police Station
319 Center Street, South
July 25, 2:37 p.m.
A citizen brought two firearms to the station for destruction.
Petit Larceny -- 400 Block Walker Street, SW
Between July 25 at 3 p.m. and July 27 at 7:57 a.m.
A resident reported that someone rummaged through their vehicle and stole US currency.
Lost Property -- Amma Vegetarian Kitchen
344 Maple Avenue, East
July 25 between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
A citizen reported that they lost their cell phone, bank cards, and driver’s license in the parking lot.
Petit Larceny -- 1200 Block Ware Street, SW
Between July 26 at 8 p.m. and July 27 at 9:30 a.m.
A resident reported that someone entered their unlocked vehicle, rummaged through it, and stole coins from the console.
Emotionally Disturbed Person-- Park Street and Patrick Street, SE
July 27, 1:56 a.m.
Officers responded to the area to locate an intellectually disabled man who walked away from his group home. The man was located near Kingsley Road and Cottage Street, SW. The man requested to speak to mental health professionals. An officer transported the man to an area medical facility for evaluation and treatment.
Narcotics Violation -- Glyndon Street and John Marshall Drive, NE
July 28, 12:19 a.m.
An officer observed two vehicles turn from John Marshall Drive onto Glyndon Street and stop in the middle of the road at the end of the street, near the Town’s Northside Property Yard. The officer found four juveniles in one of the vehicles and one standing outside of the other vehicle. Upon the officer’s interaction with the five juveniles, he detected an odor of marijuana. The officer found the driver and two of the passengers in one of the vehicles had marijuana in their possession. Rescue personnel responded to assist one of the juveniles who began suffering a medical issue, however, the juvenile refused transport. The juveniles were verbally counseled and released to the custody parents.
Juvenile Case -- 2100 Block Lewis Street, NW
July 28, 1:56 p.m.
Officers responded to the area for the report of a juvenile who ran away from the Green Hedges Summer Camp. The juvenile was located in the area of Lawyers Road and Walnut Lane, NW where the child’s mother responded to take custody of her son.
Arrest – Drunk In Public -- 100 Block Maple Avenue, East
July 29, 11:14 p.m.
Officers responded to the report of a man acting disorderly in the parking lot of the Vienna Inn. MPO Borja located the man on the W&OD Bike Trail near Church Street. Upon the officer’s interaction with the man, she detected signs of impairment. MPO Borja arrested the 26-year-old man from Ivy Oak Square in Reston. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with Drunk In Public.