Vienna Police Highlights Jan. 3 – Jan. 9, 2020

The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna, Virginia Police Department from Jan. 3 – Jan. 9, 2020.

INCIDENTS

Animal Case – Quarantine -- 600 Block Park Street, SE Dec. 20, 12 p.m. On Dec. 30, at the request of the Health Department, ACO Barker followed up on a dog bite report that they received. The 10-day quarantine had past and the dog’s owner advised the dog was in good health. No further action was needed.

Lost Property -- Magnolia Dessert Barr & Coffee 431 Maple Avenue, West, Dec. 23 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. On Jan. 6, a resident reported that she lost her wallet at Magnolia’s.

Vandalism -- 300 Block Mashie Drive, SE Between Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. and Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. A resident reported vandalism to his property. Windows were broken and graffiti was found inside the vacant house that is scheduled for demolition.

Petit Larceny -- Caffe Amouri 107 Church Street, NE Jan. 1, 3:42 p.m. A resident reported that he was in Caffe Amouri and placed his gloves, cap and food on the table. The man stepped away and when he returned, the items were gone.

Vandalism -- Burke & Herbert Bank 302 Maple Avenue, West, Jan. 3, 8:15 a.m. An employee reported that a man went up to the ATM machine and vandalized it with paint.

Grand Larceny -- T-Mobile 216 Maple Avenue, West, Jan. 3 between 11:55 a.m. and 12:38 p.m. An employee reported that an unknown man came into the store, waited until the employee was busy with another customer, then took two iPhones from the display and fled the area.

Lost Property -- Exxon 395 Maple Avenue, East, Jan. 3, between 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. A resident reported that she lost her wallet in the area of the gas station.

Telephone Case -- 100 Block East Street, NE Jan. 3, 7:42 p.m. A resident reported several months ago, she had problems with a man that she contracted to do work at her home. At that time, a protective order was issued against him. The resident stated that the man was now making telephone calls to her home.

Arrest – Assault and Trespassing -- Caffe Amouri 107 Church Street, NE Jan. 4, 7:30 a.m. An employee reported that a man entered the restaurant and became irate with her and another employee. The man was belligerent and spat in the direction of the employees. A short time later, the man came to the police station to report the encounter he had with the employees. After speaking to officers, the man calmed down and left the station. He returned two hours later, reporting that he was walking on Church Street near Caffe Amouri when one of the employees began yelling at him. The employee reported the man returned to the area and stood outside of the restaurant yelling at them. An officer responded to the magistrate’s office with one of the employees to pursue charges against the man. A warrant charging Trespass was issued. Shortly after 4 p.m., the man returned to the police station to make another complaint. MPO Lose served the warrant on the 34-year-old man from Park Terrace Court, SE in Vienna. The man was released on his signature.

Suspicious Event -- 300 Block Lewis Street, NW Jan. 4, 7:20 p.m. A resident reported an unknown person knocking on the front door of the residence then running away.

Fraud -- 600 Block John Marshall Drive, NE Dec. 4, 8 p.m. A resident reported that he transferred money to a seller, an unknown person, through an on-line application as partial payment for a purchase. The resident was to transfer the remainder of the payment once the seller shipped the item. The item was never shipped and the resident has been unable to contact the seller.

Vehicle Tampering -- 500 Block Mashie Drive, SE Between Jan. 4 at 9 p.m. and Jan. 5 at a.m. A resident reported that an unknown person rummaged through her unlocked vehicle. Nothing appeared to have been taken.

Noise Violation -- Starbucks 362 Maple Avenue, East Jan. 4, 10:58 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a noise complaint regarding a delivery truck. The complaint was received prior to 11 p.m., when the ordinance goes into effect. An officer observed the truck in the lot just after 11 p.m. However, the driver was not running the engine or the refrigeration unit and was in compliance with the Town Code.

Assist EMS – Drug Overdose -- 100 Block Oak Street, SW Jan. 4, 11:28 p.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with a medical emergency. A man, who was visiting the residence, suffered a drug overdose and CPR was being performed on him. Rescue personnel were able to resuscitate the man and he was transported to an area hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

Open Door -- Social Burger 350 Maple Avenue, West, Jan. 5, 4:51 a.m. Officers responding to the report of an alarm found an unsecured door. The restaurant was checked and nothing appeared to have been disturbed.

Emotionally Disturbed Person -- Cherry Street, SW Jan. 5, 7:55 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a possible suicide attempt. They spoke to the resident who advised that he had a verbal dispute and became upset, but did not want to hurt himself. He requested that an officer transport him to the Tysons area where he would meet with a friend and allow him to calm down. A short time later, our department was advised that the resident had called a friend from Tysons and was threatening to harm himself. Officers responded back to the Cherry Street address where the resident was just arriving home. The resident agreed to go to an area medical facility for evaluation.

Trespassing -- 400 Block Lewis Street, NW Jan. 5 between 9 a.m. and 9:27 a.m. A resident made an agreement to do leaf work for a woman who resides on Ross Drive, SW. The woman paid the resident but later began complaining to him about the work, continuously calling him. When the resident stopped taking her calls she went to his home and was refusing to leave. When officers arrived the woman was gone. A short time later, she arrived at the police station complaining about the resident. The woman was advised that she may be charged if she refused to stop attempting to communicate with the resident.

Arrest – Domestic Assault -- Courthouse Circle, SW Jan. 5. 1:30 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic assault. The resident stated that his daughter became irate and began throwing things around the house. During the incident, the daughter assaulted both of her parents. PFC Post arrested the 31-year-old woman from Courthouse Circle, SW, Vienna. She was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where she was charged with two counts of Domestic Assault and held without bond.

Emotionally Disturbed Person -- Niblick Drive, SE Jan. 5, 2:54 p.m. Mental health professionals reported that a resident had requested an evaluation of their adult son. The resident reported the son, who suffers from mental issues, had become agitated and they were concerned for his well-being. Officers responded to assist during the evaluation. It was determined that the man was not in need of additional treatment.

Grand Larceny -- House of Vape, 141 Church Street, NW Jan. 5, 6:05 p.m. An employee reported that his wallet was stolen. One of his credit cards in the wallet was used to make an unauthorized purchase.

Petit Larceny -- 500 Block Princeton Terrace, SW, Jan. 6, 3:40 p.m. A tenant in the home reported currency missing from a drawer in his bedroom.

Assist EMS -- Domino’s Pizza 331 Maple Avenue, East Jan. 6 8:18 p.m. Officers responded to assist rescue personnel with an employee who was intoxicated and unconscious. Rescue personnel transported the man to an area hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

Destruction of Property -- 500 Block Princeton Terrace, SW Jan. 6, 8:24 p.m. A tenant reported that all four tires on his vehicle were vandalized.

Narcotics Violation -- Plum Street and Cottage Street, SW, Jan. 7, 7:57 a.m. After observing a traffic violation, Ofc. Gucwa initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle. Upon the officer’s interaction with the driver she detected an odor of marijuana. A very small amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle. The driver was charged with the initial traffic violation and released on their signature.

Animal Case -- Hope Advanced Veterinary Center 140 Park Street, SE Jan. 7, 10 a.m. A resident of Fairfax City brought his dog into the center for treatment and it was determined that the animal needed to be euthanized. The dog had bitten the owner prior to being euthanized. ACO Barker transported the animal to the Fairfax County Health Department for rabies testing. The Health Department later notified ACO Barker that the rabies test was negative.

Arrest – Assault Skorpios Maggio’s Family Restaurant 421 Maple Avenue, East Jan. 7, 11:10 a.m. An employee approached a man in front of the restaurant and asked that he pick up his trash. The man began yelling at the employee, spat at her and threw a cup of coffee on her. The man then fled the area. Officers located the man and arrested him. Ofc. Longerbeam transported the 34-year-old man from Park Terrace Court, SE in Vienna to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where he was charged with simple assault and held on a $3,000 bond.

Petit Larceny -- 500 Block Plum Street, SW Jan. 7, 12:48 p.m. A resident’s security camera showed a masked individual take a package containing underwear from the front porch, then flee the area.

Petit Larceny -- 600 Block Birch Street, SW Jan. 7, 12:50 p.m. A resident reported that her security camera showed a masked man take a package containing some jewelry from her front porch. The man fled the area in a vehicle that was driven by another unknown person.

Suspicious Event -- 200 Block Paris Court, SW Jan. 8, 12:26 a.m. A woman was attempting to get her belongings from her relative’s home, but no one was answering the door. The woman was suffering from a head injury that she stated occurred during an assault in the jurisdiction of the Fairfax County Police, but refused to provide further information. The woman refused rescue. She left the residence with a friend to go to the hospital for treatment and to report the assault to the County Police.

Police Service -- Vienna Police Station 215 Center Street, SW Jan. 8, 5:25 a.m. An emotionally disturbed man came to the station agitated over being arrested the previous day. After speaking to an officer the man calmed down and left the area.

Animal Case – Quarantine -- Hope Advanced Veterinary Center 140 Park Street, SE Jan. 7, 10 a.m. A technician was bitten by a cat during a medical procedure. The cat will remain under quarantine at its home in Fairfax County.

Suspicious Person -- 700 Block Marshall Road, SW Jan. 8, 8:15 a.m. A woman reported that she was parking her vehicle on the roadway when a man approached the vehicle and attempted to open the rear door. The woman immediately locked the doors and the man again attempted to open it. The woman drove away from the area and observed the man walking eastbound on Marshall Road. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man.

Arrest – Warrant Service -- Fairfax County Adult Detention Center 10520 Judicial Drive, Fairfax, Jan. 8, 2:23 p.m. On Dec.28, 2019, Calvert County, Md. Sheriff’s Department located a man that our department held active warrants for. The man was held at their facility on Vienna charges; three counts of Credit Card Fraud and three counts of Using Another’s Credit Card Without Consent. On Jan. 8, Detective Hylinski and Detective Simon responded to the Calvert County Adult Detention Center and extradited the 29-year-old man from Wilkshire Drive in Crofton, Md. back to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where our department’s warrants were served on him. The officers also served two warrants from Fairfax County Police charging Credit Card Fraud and Petit Larceny on the man. The man was held without bond.

Suspicious Event -- 200 Block Whispering Wind Court, SE Jan. 9, 12 a.m. At 8:58 a.m. a resident reported that she heard noises around midnight that sounded like someone was attempting to open the back door of the residence. She also believed she heard someone walking outside the home and trying to open her car doors. No entry was made and nothing was found to be disturbed. The resident advised the incident has happened several times in the past, but she had not reported it. The officer requested the resident notify the police immediately if she hears or sees anything suspicious.

Arrest – Warrant Service -- 300 Block Mill Street, NE Jan. 9, 9:05 a.m. Sgt. Sheeran observed a vehicle with improper equipment and initiated a traffic stop. While the officer was running a check on the driver’s license, it was determined that the driver was wanted in Arlington County, Virginia for Failing to Appear in Court for an ASAP (Alcohol Substance Abuse Program) violation. Sgt. Sheeran arrested the 26-year-old man from Aspen Pines Drive in Wilder, Ky. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where the warrant was served.

Residential Alarm -- 1000 Polly Street, SE Jan. 9, 9:58 a.m. Officers responding to a resident alarm found an unsecured door. The officers checked the residence and found nothing appeared to be suspicious.

Arrest – Warrant Service -- 300 Block Park Street, NE Jan. 9, 2:22 p.m. Our department received a warrant from the Fairfax County Police for a Town resident, charging Threatening an Illegal or Immoral Act. The warrant had been obtained by a resident for an offense that occurred in the County. Officers responded to the man’s residence and took him into custody. MPO Lose transported the 61-year-old man to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where the warrant was served and he was released on a $2,000 unsecured bond.

CRASHES

Beulah Road and Maple Avenue, NE Jan. 3, 6:09 p.m. Vehicle-2 was traveling in the right lane of westbound Maple Avenue, entering the intersection with Beulah Road with a green traffic light. Vehicle-1 was southbound on Beulah Road, turning right onto westbound Maple. Driver-1 stopped for the red light, then proceeded into the turn onto Maple when her vehicle impacted Vehicle-2. Driver-1 was issued a summons charging Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention.

Maple Avenue and Nutley Street, SW -- Jan. 7 2:45 p.m. Vehicle-2 was in the left turn lane of Maple Avenue. Vehicle-1 was in the left lane of Maple Avenue and attempted to turn left in front of Vehicle-2 when he impacted the front bumper. Driver-1 was issued two summonses charging Failure to Yield Right of Way and Expired Registration.

115 Park Street, SE Jan. 9, 3:30 p.m. Vehicle-1 was exiting a parking garage when the driver struck a “No Parking” sign.

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