Vienna Police Highlights May 31, 2019 – June 6, 2019

The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from May 31, 2019 – June 6, 2019.

INCIDENTS

Suspicious Event -- Park Terrace Court, SE May 31, 12:10 a.m. Officers responded for a possible domestic assault in progress after a citizen reported a woman screaming for help. The officers located a woman who advised she and her boyfriend had a verbal dispute. The dispute escalated when he physically prevented her from leaving the room. The boyfriend had an injury to his wrist, and rescue personnel were summoned to treat him.

Both parties denied that they were assaulted and refused to pursue any charges. The boyfriend’s wrist was bandaged, but he refused transport to a hospital.

Suspicious Event -- 400 Block Onondio Circle, SW May 31, 12:45 a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person banged on his front door and window then fled the area in a vehicle. This incident has occurred multiple times in the past few weeks.

Forgery -- Burke and Herbert Bank 302 Maple Avenue, West, May 31, 3:53 p.m. An employee reported a woman entered the bank and attempted to cash a fraudulent check. The woman left the area before officers arrived.

Open Door -- My Eye Doctor 401 Maple Avenue, West, May 31, 8:09 p.m. Officers responding to a burglary alarm found an unlocked door. The officers searched the business and found nothing that appeared to have been disturbed.

Arrest – Domestic Assault -- Cherry Street, SW May 31, 9:55 p.m. Officers responded to a domestic assault in progress. The resident’s adult son began harassing his mom and younger brother. The harassment escalated when he began physically assaulting both of them, causing minor injuries.

Ofc. Murray arrested the 19-year-old man from Cherry Street, SW. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with two counts of Domestic Assault and held on a $3000 unsecured bond.

Stolen Vehicle Recovery -- 100 Block Moore Avenue, SE June 1, 9:11 p.m. An officer located a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Prince William County, Virginia.

Trespassing -- Aldeerah Restaurant 262 Cedar Lane, SE June 1, 9:38 p.m. An employee reported a customer was trying to leave without paying his bill. The employee advised that the man had done this before. A friend at the restaurant paid the customer's bill, and the customer was trespassed from returning to the restaurant.

Lost Property -- 100 Block Church Street, NE Between June 2 at 12 p.m. and June 3 at 10 a.m. A citizen reported that he lost his wallet while walking on Church Street.

Arrest – Drunk In Public -- Patrick Henry Library 101 Maple Avenue, East June 3, 10:57 p.m. An employee reported a man in the library who was acting loud and obnoxious and refused to leave. Upon Ofc. Nesbitt’s interaction with the man he detected signs of impairment.

Ofc. Nesbitt arrested the 36-year-old man from Ray of Hope Lane in White Post, Virginia. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with Drunk in Public.

Telephone Case -- 500 Block Mashie Drive, SE June 3, 1:55 p.m. A resident reported that she was receiving calls from a woman that she no longer wanted to associate with.

Assault -- 100 Block Church Street, NW June 3 2:23 p.m. Officers responded to a crash between two vehicles. It was reported that one of the drivers was acting belligerent toward the other driver. Driver-2 approached the officer very agitated that his vehicle had just been struck. Driver-1 advised the officer that Driver-2 attempted to grab her by the arm and restrain her. Driver-1 retreated to her vehicle until police arrived on scene. Driver-1 was advised of the warrant process should she wish to pursue charges against the other driver.

Trespassing -- 1200 Block Kelley Street, SW June 3, 2 p.m. An employee with a home builder reported a woman staying in one of their new houses. The same woman was located in the house a few weeks prior. While the officer was on scene, the woman returned to the house. She was advised by the employee that she was not permitted on the property and may be charged with trespass if she returned.

Property -- Maple Avenue and the W&OD Trail, SE June 3, 8:22 p.m. A citizen found a credit card while walking on the bike trail.

Suspicious Event -- 700 Block Hillcrest Drive, SW June 3. 8:49 p.m. A resident reported that her son was in an accident with another individual. They were now receiving text messages from the other driver that concerned her. The officer contacted the other driver regarding the text messages to resolve the matter.

Business Alarm -- The Sandwich Shop 132 Church Street, NW June 4, 4:17 a.m. Officers responded to the report of an alarm at The Sandwich Shop. Officers searched the building, finding that nothing appeared to have been disturbed.

Petit Larceny -- Frames Automotive 340 Mill Street, NE Between June 4 at 4:30 p.m. and June 5 at 3 p.m. A citizen reported that his license plate was taken from his vehicle.

Suspicious Person -- Northwest Federal Union 231 Maple Avenue, East June 5, 9:05 a.m. A bank employee reported a man in the parking lot, acting suspiciously. Officers spoke to the man who left the area without further incident.

Found Property -- Malcolm Road and Lawyers Road, NW June 5 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. A citizen turned in a wallet that was found in the area.

CRASHES

Maple Avenue near Beulah Road, SE -- May 23, 2:20 p.m. Vehicle-2 was stopped in the left travel of eastbound Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was in the turn lane, making a left onto northbound Beulah Road. Driver-1 made a wide turn and struck the left quarter panel of Vehicle-2.

Maple Avenue near Library Lane, SW -- May 31, 7:48 a.m. Vehicle-1 was exiting the parking lot of 322 Maple Avenue, West to turn left into the westbound lanes. The two eastbound travel lanes had stopped in heavy traffic to allow Driver-1 to enter the roadway. Vehicle-2 was traveling eastbound in the center turn lane to turn left into 301 Maple Avenue, West. Vehicle-1 struck Vehicle-2 as it entered the roadway. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

Park Street and Tapawingo Road, SE -- May 31, 8:20 a.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling westbound on Tapawingo Road. Vehicle-1 was traveling southbound on Park Street. Vehicle-1 struck Vehicle-2 in the intersection.

Maple Avenue and Park Street, SE -- May 31, 4:56 p.m. Vehicle-2 and Vehicle-1 were traveling northbound on Park Street, SE. Vehicle-1 rear-ended Vehicle-2.

1300 Block Ross Drive, SW -- May 31, 3:19 p.m. A vehicle was legally parked on Ross Drive, SW when it was struck by an unknown vehicle which fled the scene.

100 Block Elm Street, SW -- June 2, 12 a.m. A vehicle was legally parked on Ross Drive, SW when it was struck by an unknown vehicle which fled the scene.

500 Block Maple Avenue, West -- June 3, 1:18 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling eastbound in the same lane of traffic on Maple Avenue. Driver-2 stopped for the red traffic signal at Nutley Street. Vehicle-1 rear-ended Vehicle-2.

144 Church Street, NW -- June 3, 2:06 p.m. Vehicle-1 was exiting a parking lot attempting to enter Church Street. Vehicle-2 was eastbound on Church Street. The two vehicles were moving at very low speeds when they collided, causing minor damage.

100 Block Park Street, SE -- June 3, 2:27 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling northbound on Park Street, SE. Vehicle-1 was exiting a parking lot at 201 Maple Avenue, East onto Park Street when it collided with Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

Nutley Street and Kingsley Road, SW 19-005901 June 4 3:09 p.m. Vehicle-1 was on Kingsley Road turning left onto southbound Nutley Street. Vehicle-2 was traveling northbound on Nutley Street. Vehicle-1 was struck by Vehicle-2 as it entered the roadway.

Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Yield Right of Way.

Nutley Street near Kingsley Road, SW -- June 5, 5:14 p.m. Two vehicles were traveling southbound on Nutley Street in the same lane. Vehicle-2 slowed in traffic. Vehicle-1 rear-ended Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

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