The following summary contains various incidents of general interest handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from July 30 – Aug. 5, 2021.
Fraud -- Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, SE
Between July 4 at 12:01 a.m. and July 5 at 12:01 a.m.
A citizen reported fraudulent activity on her bank account.
Fraud -- Locust Street, SE
July 16, 12 a.m.
A resident reported that someone made an unauthorized purchase on one of his accounts.
Petit Larceny -- Westwood Country Club
800 Maple Avenue, East
July 18 between 5:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
A citizen reported that he parked his vehicle in the country club parking lot with the windows open. When he returned to his vehicle, he found someone had stolen the U.S. currency that he had left on the seat.
Arrest – Sexual Assault -- Vienna Green Spa
111 Church Street, NW
July 18 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
A citizen reported that she was assaulted by a massage therapist during a massage. On July 29, officers executed a search warrant at the Vienna Green Spa. Concurrent with the search warrant, Sgt. Sheeran arrested a 51-year-old man from Swift Current Court in Burke, and transported him to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. The man was charged with Sexual Assault and Performing a Message without a Town Permit. The man was held without bond.
Petit Larceny -- 1100 Block Ware Street, SW
Between July 26 at 11 p.m. and July 27 at 6 a.m.
A resident reported that someone stole prescription sunglasses from his unlocked vehicle.
Fraud -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE
July 30, 3:03 p.m.
A resident reported that she began corresponding online with a man she met through social media. The man wanted to ship a package to the resident from overseas but advised she would need to assist him by making a payment for the shipment. After making the initial payment, the resident was advised that additional money would be required for the package to clear customs.
Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated -- 300 Block Maple Avenue, West
July 30, 8:35 p.m.
A citizen reported an erratic driver who was southbound on Beulah Road. An officer responding to the call observed the vehicle on Maple Avenue. The officer observed the driver commit multiple traffic violations and initiated a traffic stop. Upon his interaction with the driver, the officer detected signs of impairment. The driver failed to complete a series of field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. Sgt. Slebonick transported the 30-year-old man from Colgate Way in Silver Spring, Md. to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. The man was given an opportunity to provide a sample of his breath for analysis, but he refused. The man was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal To Submit to a Breath Test, and Driving Without a License.
Vandalism -- 700 Block Kingsley Road, SW
July 31, 4 a.m.
A resident reported that four teenagers threw approximately three dozen eggs at their residence. The teens fled the area in a vehicle.
Stolen Vehicle Recovery -- Vienna Police Station
301 Center Street, South
July 31, 11:16 p.m.
A citizen reported that he filed a stolen vehicle report in Miami, Fla. after he found his vehicle was missing from his condominium’s garage on July 13, 2021. The citizen advised that his estranged wife resides in Vienna and he believes she may have stolen it. An officer spoke to the estranged wife who agreed to bring the vehicle to the Vienna Police Station. Arrangements were made with the owner to come to Virginia and retrieve his vehicle. This case is under investigation.
Shoplifting -- Giant Food, 359 Maple Avenue, East
Aug. 1, 10:29 a.m.
An employee reported that a woman left the store with a cart full of items that she had not paid for. The employee stopped the woman outside of the store where she admitted that she had taken the items. The employee did not wish to pursue charges for the shoplifting. The woman was trespassed from the store at the employee’s request. The woman was advised that she may be charged with trespassing if she returns to the store.
Trespassing -- Vienna Elementary School
128 Center Street, South
Aug. 1, 1:30 p.m.
Officers responded to the report of juveniles on the roof of the school. An officer located the two juveniles and notified their parents. School Security did not wish to pursue charges for trespassing. The juveniles were released to the custody of their parents.
Domestic Dispute -- Park Terrace Court, SE
Aug. 2, 4:51 p.m.
An officer responded to the parking lot for a domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend.
Arrest – Domestic Assault, Locust Street, SE
Aug. 3, 12:00 a.m.
Officers responded to assist rescue. A man stated that his mother was intoxicated and needed medical assistance. Officers located the resident in her apartment. She reported that her son returned home from a casino and requested money from her. When she refused to give him money, her son physically assaulted her, causing visible injuries. During the assault, he also threatened her with a large knife. The son then called 911 requesting rescue personnel respond to treat his mom. The resident refused medical treatment but was later transported to the hospital by another family member. PFC Murray arrested the 21-year-old man from Locust Street, SE, Vienna. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with Domestic Assault and served with an Emergency Protective Order.
Police Service -- 21Fardale Street, SE
Aug. 3, 7:54 a.m.
Fairfax County Police requested officers serve an Emergency Protective Order on one of their cases. The resident came to the Vienna Police Station to accept service of the order.
Trespassing -- 7-11, 537 Maple Avenue, West
Aug. 3, 5:54 p.m.
Officers responded to the report of a man who was sitting in front of the store harassing customers. When the employee asked the man to leave, the man threatened them. The employee trespassed the man from the store, and the officers advised him that he may be charged with trespass if he returned.
Trespassing -- McDonald’s, 544 Maple Avenue, West
Aug. 3, 10:06 p.m.
Officers responded to the report of a man in the roadway who was asking people for money. When officers asked the man to leave, he moved to the McDonald’s parking lot where he continued to harass customers. An employee trespassed the man from the restaurant, and the officers advised him that he may be charged with trespass if he returns.
Domestic Dispute -- Upham Place, NW
Aug. 4, 1:04 p.m.
Officers responded to a domestic dispute between the residents over an eviction notice that was served on one of them.
Animal Case-- 100 Block Melody Lane, SW
Aug. 5, 8:42 a.m.
A resident was walking her dog when another dog jumped from the window of a parked vehicle and attacked her dog. The attacking dog belonged to a man working at a construction site who was able to break up the fight between the dogs. The resident’s dog ran off and returned home on its own a short time later with minor injuries from the attack. Both dogs are current on the vaccinations and ACO Barker is working with both parties and the injured dog’s vet to resolve the matter.
Suspicious Event -- Westwood Country Club
800 Maple Avenue, East
Aug. 5, 2:19 p.m.
An employee reported that he has been receiving calls from citizens who claim they were hired by the country club and wanted to know when they were to start work. The employee found that an unknown person posted a false hiring announcement for the country club on the website “indeed.” That person was having potential applicants provide their personal information to them.