Monday, May 20, 2013
FCPD provided information about the new police cruisers during the recent CAC meeting at Franconia District Police Station.
Fairfax County police officers are saying goodbye to their old cruisers as the department purchases 127 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and utility vehicles in FY2013. Retired Lieutenant Chalrie Bond — who is now the director of the logistics and property division for the department — conducted a presentation during Wednesday night's Citizen Advisory Committee meeting. Bond said Ford Motor Vehicles recently discontinued the Crown Victoria Police Interceptors. The 2007 model was the last of its kind. FCPD has 1,500 vehicles — 762 which are assigned to eight stations, and Franconia District Police Station has 109 of those vehicles alone, Bond said. The current cruisers are large four-door vehicles with a V8 engine and upgraded brakes and …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The latest incident report for the Sully/West Springfield District Station, which includes parts of Fairfax Station and Clifton.
Sully District Station Larcenies: Stolen vehicles: West Springfield District Station None reported
Monday, May 13, 2013
The latest incident reports from the West Springfield and Sully District Stations, which include parts of Fairfax Station and Clifton.
West Springfield District Station Unlawful Entry A resident reported finding an unknown person in his garage at 8:15 p.m. Saturday on the 9600 block of Pemberly Lane in Fairfax Station. The person fled and nothing was stolen, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Larcenies: Sully District Station Assault An apparently intoxicated, injured man tried to assault an officer, according to police. An officer found the intoxicated man at 4:15 a.m. on May 11 on the intersection of Centreville Road and Machen Road in Centreville, police report. Police said that rescue personnel arrived and tried to move the man, when the man assaulted the rescue officer. Oscar Romer, 18, of Chantilly, was charged with being drunk in public and assault…
A Fairfax County firefighter was sent to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The cause of Friday evening's house fire in the 6700 block of Tempo Lane in Fairfax Station is still under investigation. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue arrived at around 5 p.m., and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the attached two-car garage of the single family home. Two adults were displaced and one firefighter was sent to the INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. One of the homeowners noticed smoke coming into the house from the garage and called 911. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to the fire Friday at 5 p.m. The damage is estimated at $100,000, including the loss of two cars.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
It's time for this week's roundup of the region's wackiest news.
Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening in at least one of them. Here's a look back at some weird goings on over the past week. Weird Virginia/DC usually runs on Patch sites every Saturday. Everyone knows that Northern Virginia and DC traffic is notoriously bad. Add a sinkhole to the mix, and you've got problems. That's what happened in Reston this week when motorists on Lawyers Road near Steeplechase were detoured, as a 10-foot sinkhole showed itself. Fairfax Water and road crews patched the spot by the evening rush hour, and thankfully no one was injured by the giant hole in the road. We realize everybody hates traffic, but somebody out there also hates Mother's …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The following incidents were reported to the Fairfax County Police Department's Sully District and West Springfield District Stations, which include parts of Fairfax Station and Clifton.
Sully District Station A 27-year-old Centreville man was charged with being drunk in public, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police were initially called at 8:10 p.m. on Saturday on the 6200 block of Multiplex Drive for a report of a person brandishing a firearm. Police did no find a weapon when the got there. However, they arrested 27-year-old Amir Shukry, of Centreville, and charged him with being drunk in public. Assault A 20-year-old man was sitting at a Centreville restaurant when an unknown man assaulted him, according to police. The incident was reported at 12:40 a.m. Sunday on the 14100 block of Saint Germain Drive. The attacker reportedly fled, and the victim did not report serious injuries. Larcenies: West …
An adult and a child have been displaced from their home.
One adult and a child have been displaced after an unattended candle resulted in a house fire in Clifton. Fairfax County Firefighters were called to 5597 Cavalier Woods Lane at around 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the first and second floor of the two-story single family home. It took 30 minutes to get the fire under control, and damage is estimated at $150,000. No one was home when the fire started. Candle Safety Tips Follow us on Facebook!
Here's the weekly arrest list
A 23-year-old Lorton man living in the 9900 block of East Dr. was arrested for misdemeanor assault and strangulation resulting in bodily injury, on April 26. The following list of arrests in the Lorton and Fairfax Station-areas has been provided by the Fairfax County Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction: Look at the clock. It's time to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Friday, May 3, 2013
The Washington Post reported Friday that the Clifton resident, a former undersecretary of the Navy, was arrested on charges of possessing and reproducing child pornography.
Clifton resident James Daniel Howard, known as J. Daniel Howard, has been arrested on charges of child pornography, according to a story in Friday's Washington Post. He was charged with two counts of possessing child pornography and two counts of reproducing child pornography. WJLA reports that Howard, 69, was arrested Jan. 15 and that he allegedly committed the crimes Aug. 25 and Aug. 27. The Fairfax County resident is a former undersecretary of the Navy and official in the administration of President Ronald Reagan, as deputy press secretary for foreign affairs. He also held positions with the Foreign Service and State Department, the newspaper reported. Howard once ordered sexual harassment training after what he described as disgraceful…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The following incidents were reported to the Sully and West Springfield District Stations, which include parts of Fairfax Station and Clifton.
Sully District Station Traffic stop A 22-year-old Fairfax man was charged with speeding to elude, driving on a suspended license, and improperly mounted license plate. The Fairfax County Police Department reports that at 3 p.m. Wednesday on I-66 and Sully Road, police tried to pull over a motorcycle, but the motorcyclist sped away. A helicopter came into assist, and police arrested Eric Eberhardt in the incident. Larcenies: West Springfield District Station Burglary A resident reported jewelry stolen from their Annandale home. The incident took place at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday on the 4700 block of Commons Drive. Police said the burglar entered the home through an unlocked door. Larcenies: