Friday, September 23, 2011
Vehicles vandalized Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Catalytic converters were stolen Thursday from six cars in the Park and Ride lot at Old Keene Mill Road and Amherst Avenue in Springfield, Kingstowne Patch reports. Police say the cars were owned by residents of Springfield, Alexandria and Fairfax Station, and listed the models as: There are currently no suspects. Anyone with information should contact the police on the non-emergency number 703-691-2131. See Kingstowne Patch for the full story.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Crime Solvers posts reward for information leading to culprits.
Fairfax County police have estimated that Labor Day weekend shooting attacks on cars in Franconia caused around $15,000 in damage, according to a department press release. The news comes four days after the first attack, on Sunday. Throughout Sunday and Monday, one or more people shot cars in Franconia with a BB or pellet gun. For a list of the targeted streets, click here. As of Wednesday, police had not released any description of the suspect. Crime Solvers is also offering between $100 and $1,000 for information that helps solve the crime. From a Fairfax County Police Department press release: "Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “…
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Suspects used pellet guns to shoot out windows of cars, no injuries reported.
Police are searching for a suspect or suspects who shot 54 vehicles with a BB or pellet gun over Labor Day weekend in Franconia. On Sunday, Sept. 4, and Monday, Sept. 5, somebody used the gun to shoot vehicles on several streets. No one was injured. Attacked vehicles were parked on the following streets: Police have not released any information about suspects in the shootings. In a press release, the Fairfax County Police Department asked for the public's help finding the perpetrators: "Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131."
Friday, July 15, 2011
Smoke bomb, area cars vandalized.
In addition to the weekly police report, the Franconia District Station has started issuing more detailed blotters that feature some crimes that aren't included in the other weekly incident summary. We'll run the crimes from the greater Rose Hill area and highlight the most notable ones at the top. Here is the report from July 3 to July 9, 2011. The following arrest information was supplied by the Fairfax County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. Notable Smoke Bomb: On July 5 on the 7100 block of Bonniemill Lane, a smoke bomb was thrown into a parked car that had its windows down. Stolen Ramps: On July 7, an individual reported that several ramps for the handicapped were stolen from Edison High School. Destruction of …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Damage to vehicles estimated at $7,600
The Fairfax County Police Department and Fairfax County Crime Solvers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the persons responsible for vandalizing at least 38 vehicles in the Rose Hill area in one night. ----- Was your vehicle vandalized? Tell your neighbors about it in the comments section below! ----- According to a release, during the late evening hours of Wednesday, June 15 into the early morning hours of Thursday, June 16, the suspects used a blunt object to damage and break the side view mirrors on parked vehicles on several neighboring streets. Affected streets include: Picot Road, Norton Road, Craft Road, Javins Drive, Larpin Lane, Towanda Road, High Meadow Road, Heatherwood Drive, Westchester Street, La Vista Drive, …