Vienna Police Highlights Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2018

Vienna Police Highlights Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2018

The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2018.


Lost Property -- 400 Block Lawyers Road, NW Between Aug. 23 at 2:30 p.m. and Aug. 24 at 1:30 p.m. A resident reported he lost his watch.

Animal Case – Quarantine -- 300 Block Church Street, NE Aug. 25, 1 p.m. A resident reported that his son was at a friend’s house playing with the friend’s dog when he was bitten on the hand. The dog’s owner was notified of the quarantine procedure.

Found Property -- McDonald’s Restaurant 280 Cedar Lane, SE Aug. 30, 3 p.m. A citizen found a wallet at the restaurant and turned it in at the police station.

Vandalism -- 300 Block Mill Street, NE Between Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. Someone vandalized the asphalt in the parking lot.

Suspicious Event -- 400 Block Roland Street, SW Aug. 31, 11:02 p.m. A resident advised he was watching television when his outdoor motion sensor lights came on, and he observed a man climbing on his deck. The man ran off when the resident went outside.

Arrest – Driving While Intoxicated -- Ware Street and Meadow Lane, SW Sept. 1, 2:57 a.m. A driver was observed by a citizen driving erratically on Maple Avenue. The driver stopped their vehicle in the area of Ware Street and Meadow Lane. When officers arrived on scene, they observed the driver was still in the vehicle, and upon their interaction with the driver, noticed several signs of impairment. PFC Rohr arrested the 22-year-old woman from Edgewood Street, NE in Washington, D.C. She was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Illegal Dumping -- 500 Block Windover Avenue, NW Sept. 1, 9:30 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person dumped broken fence boards on his property. The resident advised that he has had ongoing problems with various nuisance issues, such as illegal dumping, occurring on his property.

Fraud -- 400 Block Glyndon Street, SE Between Sept. 1 at 12 p.m. and Sept. 4 at 12 p.m. A resident reported that an unknown person used his personal information to attempt to make changes to one of his bank accounts.

Lost Property -- 200 Block Mill Street, NE Sept. 2, 11 a.m. A citizen reported he lost his cell phone.

Suspicious Event -- 200 Block Elmar Drive, SE Sept. 2, 1:30 p.m. A resident returned home to find an unknown vehicle parked in his driveway. Officers checked the house and found nothing to have been disturbed. The resident was advised that, as the property owner, he could have the vehicle towed if an owner of the vehicle could not be located.

Arrest – Domestic Assault -- Council Drive, NE Sept. 2, 9:30 p.m. Officers responded to a domestic assault in progress between a husband and wife. The husband suffered minor injuries to his face. After discussing the assault with both parties, it was determined the combat was mutual. MPO Shaw arrested both the husband and wife and transported them to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where they were both charged with Domestic Assault and released on unsecured bonds.

Arrest – Warrant Service -- 1100 Maple Avenue, NE Sept. 3, 9:28 a.m. MPO Hall observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. A check of the driver’s operator’s license indicated he was wanted in Prince William County on outstanding warrants. The officer arrested the 25-year-old man from Pine Street in Fairfax. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was served with three felony warrants from Prince William County charging Grand Larceny, Possession of Stolen Property with Intent to Sell and Shoplifting.

Open Door -- Capital Building Supply 431 Mill Street, NE Sept. 5, 2:39 a.m. Officers responding to the business for an alarm found one of the doors was unsecured. The business was searched, but nothing appeared to be out of place.

Suspicious Person -- Vienna Town Green 144 Maple Avenue, East Sept. 5, 11:53 a.m. A Town Public Works employee reported a suspicious vehicle, occupied by a man, that had been parked at the Town Green since the previous day. Officers identified the man and advised him he was not permitted to park on the Town Green overnight. The man, who appears to have no fixed address, agreed to leave the area before dark.

Domestic Dispute -- Maple Avenue, West Sept. 5, 1:15 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife. The husband advised he became agitated when his wife asked him to meet her at her place of employment and, when he arrived, he was presented with divorce paperwork. The husband left the area without further incident.

Found Property -- 1000 Block Hillcrest Drive, SW Sept. 5, 3:30 p.m. A citizen reported they found an old silver box in an empty wooded lot on Hillcrest Drive. The box contained an old cell phone and drug paraphernalia. The box was brought to the police station for destruction.

Stolen Vehicle -- 100 Block Casmar Street, SE Between Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. and Sept. 6 at 11:40 a.m. A resident reported their vehicle was stolen. The vehicle had been left legally parked on the roadway in front of their residence. It was unlocked with the key fob left in the vehicle.


400 Block McKinley Street, NE -- Aug. 31, 9:30 a.m. An employee was backing a Town of Vienna Public Works vehicle out of a driveway when he struck a vehicle that was legally parked on the roadway causing minor damage.

Ayr Hill Avenue near Mill Street, NE -- Aug. 31, 3 p.m. Driver-1 was in his vehicle, parked against the curb of westbound Ayr Hill Avenue. Vehicle-2 was proceeding slowly on Ayr Hill in westbound traffic. Driver-1 pulled into traffic and struck Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Yield Right of Way.

100 Block Branch Road, SE -- Aug. 31, 2 p.m. A driver left their vehicle legally parked in the parking lot. When the driver returned, they found an unknown person had struck the vehicle and left the scene without providing their information.

400 Block Maple Avenue, East -- Sept. 2, 3:45 p.m. Three vehicles were legally parked in the parking lot. As Driver-1 was backing from his parking spot, he accidentally struck Vehicle-2 and Vehicle-3 that were parked and unoccupied.

Center Street near Maple Avenue NW -- Sept. 4, 11:03 a.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling south on Center Street approaching Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was exiting the parking lot of 107 Maple Avenue West and struck Vehicle-2. Nutley Street near Virginia Center Boulevard, SW -- Sept. 4, 7:10 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling southbound on Nutley Street in the left lane of traffic at the red traffic light for Virginia Center Boulevard. As the light turned green, Vehicle-1 accelerated and struck the rear of Vehicle-2 causing minor damage. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

310 Dominion Road, NE Sept. 4, 7:13 p.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling in the parking lot that runs parallel to the townhomes in the 300 block Center Street North. The driver accidentally drove over a curb at the end of the lot, through a fence and into the building on Dominion Road.

Maple Avenue and Courthouse Road, SW Sept. 5, 11:15 a.m. Vehicle-2 was eastbound on Maple Avenue and stopped with the traffic light at the intersection of Courthouse Road. Vehicle-1 was directly behind Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was unable to stop in time and struck the rear of Vehicle-2 causing minor damage to both vehicles. Driver-1 was transported to an area hospital for observation. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

300 Block Maple Avenue, East -- Sept. 6, 12:15 p.m. A driver in an older model red Acura (Vehicle-1) drove through a parking lot in reverse and struck Vehicle-2, a legally parked vehicle. Driver-1 then fled the scene westbound on Maple Avenue.

Tapawingo Road and Park Street, SE -- Sept. 6 2:35 p.m. Vehicle-1 was traveling westbound on Tapawingo Road; Vehicle-2 was traveling southbound on Park Street. Both drivers claimed they stopped at their stop signs before proceeding into the intersection where they collided.

Locust Street near Park Terrace Court, SE -- Sept. 6, 5:52 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling westbound on Locust Street. Vehicle-2 briefly slowed with traffic approaching the roundabout and was rear-ended by Vehicle-1. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.