Vienna Police Highlights July 20 – July 26, 2018

Vienna Police Highlights July 20 – July 26, 2018

The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department.


Vandalism -- 300 Block Berry Street, SE Between July 7 at 8 a.m. and July 14 at 10 p.m. A resident reported damage to their vehicle that was legally parked on the roadway.

Grand Larceny -- Ray’s Auto Body 316 Dominion Road, NE Between July 18 at 9 p.m. and July 19 at 7 a.m. An employee with Michael’s Lawn Service reported that someone cut the fence to the secured storage lot at Ray’s Auto Body and stole lawn equipment from one of their vehicles parked in the lot.

Lost Property -- James Madison Shell 545 Maple Avenue, West Between July 19 at 10 a.m. and July 20 at 10 a.m. A resident lost his wallet after placing it on the roof of his vehicle while he was pumping gas. The resident drove off forgetting about the wallet and was unable to locate it when he returned.

Narcotics Violation -- Nutley Street and Princeton Terrace, SW July 19, 11:12 a.m. PFC Post observed a vehicle with expired registration and conducted a traffic stop. Upon her interaction with the driver, the officer detected the odor of marijuana. The driver was in possession of an immeasurable amount of marijuana. The marijuana was disposed of, and the driver was released with a warning.

Narcotics Violation -- Ware Street and Gibson Drive, SW July 20, 12:46 a.m. Lt. Taylor observed two juveniles in the area. Upon his interaction with the two males, he detected the odor of marijuana. Both juveniles were found to be in possession of smoking devices and grinders. Lt. Taylor confiscated the drug paraphernalia, verbally counseled the two and released them to the custody of their parents.

Trespassing -- Town of Vienna Property Yard 600 Mill Street, NE July 20, 12:47 a.m. Sgt. Ruddy observed three men and a woman coming out of the creek bed at the Town Property Yard. The woman advised that her husband and their two friends became concerned for her safety when she wandered away from the Caboose Brewery. As they followed her to the area of the creek, they all fell in. The four people were advised they were trespassing on Town property and agreed to leave the area.

Arrest – Warrant Service -- Vienna Police Department 215 Center Street, South July 20, 11:45 a.m. A resident came to the police station to accept service of a summons from Harrisonburg, Virginia Police Department. The 19-year-old woman from Rensselaer Court in Vienna was released on her signature for the summons charging False Alarm for Ambulance or Fire.

Arrest – Warrant Service -- Wolftrap Hotel 430 Maple Avenue, West July 20, 12:20 p.m. Officers responded to the hotel to serve a warrant on a man wanted by Fairfax County Police. Ofc. Sterling arrested the 38-year-old man and transported him to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. He was served with the capias charging Probation Violation and held without bond.

Police Service -- 900 Block Frederick Street, SW July 20 between 5 and 6:56 p.m. A caretaker requested assistance in locating an elderly resident who had left home alone, and was concerned for their safety. The elderly resident was located by neighbors and returned home safely.

Lost Property -- Pazzo Pomodoro 118 Branch Road, SE July 20 between 8 and 11 p.m. A resident advised she lost her medication while at the restaurant.

Police Service -- Kingsley Road, SW July 20, 8:02 p.m. Officers served a Protective Order on a resident and helped arrange to get his belongings from his home.

Assist EMS -- James Madison Shell 545 Maple Avenue, West July 20, 11:18 p.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with a man who suffered a medical emergency. A resident advised that she and the man were traveling from a family party when he began to feel sick and became unconscious. The resident immediately pulled over and called for rescue. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Animal Case -- 900 Block of Glyndon Street, SE July 20, 2:30 p.m. A repairman reported being bitten by the homeowners dog. The dog was placed on a routine 10- day quarantine.

Animal Case -- Oakton-Vienna Veterinary Hospital 320 Maple Avenue, East July 20, 7:15 p.m. A dog bit an employee during a procedure.

Petit Larceny -- 200 Block Yeonas Drive, SW July 22, 4:26 a.m. A cab driver reported a man that was refusing to pay their tab. Ofc. Rohr located the 21-year-old man in his residence on Yeonas Drive. He was issued a summons for Defrauding a Cab Driver and released on his signature.

Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated, Hit & Run, and Drunk in Public -- 300 Block Center Street, South July 22, 6:32 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a driver repeatedly striking a parked vehicle and attempting to leave the scene. Arriving officers found the woman driver and her male passenger putting their clothes on before exiting the vehicle. Upon the officers’ interaction with both the driver and passenger they detected signs of impairment. The driver failed to complete a series of field sobriety tests. Ofc Rohr arrested a 30-year-old woman from Cedar Lane, SE in Vienna. She was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was given the opportunity to provide a sample of her breath for analysis. She was then charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Hit & Run, and held on a $2000 secured bond. MPO Shaw arrested the 36-year-old man from Nititz Road in Kensington, Md. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with Drunk In Public.

Assault -- Kingsley Road and Nutley Street, SW July 22, 10:30 p.m. A taxi cab driver reported that a passenger he had just picked up from the Vienna Metro station assaulted him. As they were traveling north on Nutley Street the man, described as a Korean man in his late 20s, became irate. He demanded the driver pull the vehicle over. The man then struck the driver with his fists before running eastbound on Kingsley Road. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man.

Suspicious Event -- 200 Branch Road, SE Between July 22 at 9 p.m. and July 23 at 7 a.m. A resident reported that someone struck her vehicle with a paintball while it was parked in her driveway. The resident was able to remove the paint. No damage was done to the vehicle.

Arrest – Drunk In Public / Assault -- 100 Block Patrick Street, SE Between July 22 at 11 p.m. and July 23 at 12:28 a.m. Officers met with a woman at 7-11, 8616 Park Street, who advised she had been in a domestic dispute with her boyfriend that escalated to an assault when he shoved her. The woman showed signs of impairment and officers observed dried blood on her. Rescue personnel assessed the woman who they determined suffered no injuries. She advised her boyfriend injured his hand in their apartment and his blood got on her when he shoved her. Officers responded to the apartment and spoke to the boyfriend. The man had an obvious injury to his hand but refused medical treatment. While officers were speaking to the boyfriend, the woman began to interject herself into the conversation, agitating the situation. After the officers repeated attempts to calm the situation, the woman continued to argue and aggravate the situation. MPO Shaw arrested the 45-year-old woman from Patrick Street, SE in Vienna. She was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was charged with Drunk In Public. She was advised of the warrant process should she wish to pursue assault charges against her boyfriend at a later time.

Animal Case -- Hope Advance Veterinary Center 140 Park Street, SE July 24, 1 p.m. A cat bit an employee during a procedure.

Suspicious Vehicle -- 500 Block Brentwood Court, NW July 24, 6:30 p.m. A resident reported a man sitting in a vehicle in her neighborhood for 30 minutes. She advised after a period of time the man moved the vehicle and parked on Lawyers Road. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man or the vehicle.

Animal Case -- Hope Advance Veterinary Center 140 Park Street, SE July 25, 3:50 p.m. A cat bit an employee during a procedure.

Animal Case -- 400 Block West Court, NW July 25, 4:50 p.m. A dog bit a person inside the residence. After the incident, the owner surrendered the dog to a local animal shelter.

Animal Case -- Hope Advance Veterinary Center 140 Park Street, SE July 25, 9 p.m. A dog bit an employee during a procedure.

Arrest - Domestic Assault -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE July 25 sometime between 9:40 p.m. and 9:51 p.m. Officers responded to a 911 phone call. They interviewed both parties involved in the incident. It was determined that a domestic assault had taken place. MPO Shaw arrested a 34-year-old man from Cedar Lane SE in Vienna. MPO Shaw transported the man to the Fairfax County Adult Detention. A warrant for Domestic Assault and a protective order were issued and served.

Police Service -- 1000 Block Moorefield Creek Road, SW July 26, 1 p.m. A resident reported an attempted phone scam.

Police Service -- The Wolf Trap Hotel 430 Maple Avenue, West July 26, 6:14 p.m. A hotel employee requested police assistance with a woman that had not paid for her room. Police arrived on scene and made contact with the woman. It was determined that the woman was in need of medical attention. Medics responded to the scene to evaluate the woman. Medics decided to transport the woman to a local hospital for further evaluation. 7


Cottage Street and Yeonas Drive, SW -- July 18, 9:55 a.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling east on Yeonas Drive, SW crossing Cottage Street. Vehicle-2 was traveling northbound on Cottage Street approaching Yeonas. After stopping for the stop sign, Driver-1 proceeded into the intersection and struck Vehicle-2 Driver-1 issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

Park Street near Dominion Road, SE -- July 20, 9:03 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling northbound on Park Street approaching Dominion Road. Driver-2 stopped at the pedestrian crosswalk to allow a bicyclist to pass. Driver-1 was unable to stop in time, and her vehicle rear-ended Vehicle-2, causing minor damage to both vehicles.

100 Maple Avenue, West -- July 23, 7:07 p.m. Vehicle-1 and Vehicle-2 were traveling east on the left lane of the 100 Block of Maple Avenue West. Traffic was backed up and Vehicle-2 had to slow down in order to come to a stop. Vehicle-1 was traveling directly behind vehicle-2 and failed to stop before rear-ending vehicle-2. Driver-1 issued a summons charging Following To Close.