Local crime report for August 20, 2014

In Reston:

  • This is right next to Oak Hill, just east of Monroe Street and Sunrise Valley Drive. UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2300 block of Colts Brook Drive, 08/19/14. A resident reported an unknown man walked into the home through an unsecured door. The suspect also entered the victim’s vehicle. Nothing was taken.
  • 2200 block of Colts Neck Road, near Hunters Woods Plaza, electronic equipment reported stolen from vehicle.

Belated local crime report for August 18, 2014

In Chantilly:

  • 4400 block of Stonecroft Boulevard, near intersection with Willard Road, package reported stolen from vehicle
  • 3900 block of Westfax Drive, seats reported stolen from vehicle. The address maps to a local U-Haul dealership. Westfax Drive is near Lee Jackson Highway and Stonecroft Boulevard.

In Reston:

  • Across and northeast of the Reston Town Center
    • 12000 block of Bowman Towne Drive, sticker reported stolen from vehicle
    • 12000 block of Bowman Towne Drive, wallet reported stolen from business
  • 12200 block of Laurel Glade, Dogwood area of Reston, bicycle reported stolen from residence

 

Belated local crime report for August 15-17, 2014

In Oak Hill:

  • 12000 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, near the Hyatt Dulles, items reported stolen from vehicle

In Herndon:

  • 2200 block of Centreville Road, 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo reported stolen from the parking lot at the Houligans Restaurant/Crowne Plaza hotel

In Chantilly:

  • One again, many incidents in the Dulles Expo area of Chantilly, three in this report:
    • 4300 block of Chantilly Shopping Center, beer reported stolen from business
    • 4300 block of Chantilly Shopping Center, merchandise reported stolen from business
    • 4300 block of Chantilly Shopping Center, wallet reported stolen from vehicle
  • 13800 block of Lawrence Park Court, near Walney Road and Poplar Tree Road, briefcase, passport and luggage reported stolen from vehicle
  • Not too far away from the above, just to its east: 13600 block of Smallwood Court, purse reported stolen from vehicle
  • 5000 block of Westone Plaza, near Westfields Boulevard and Stonecroft Boulevard, license plate reported stolen from vehicle
  • 11600 block of Monument Drive, near intersection with West Ox Road, merchandise reported stolen from business

In Reston:

  • In the Reston Town Center:
    • 12000 block of Bluemont Way, electronic device reported stolen from business
    • 11900 block of Market Street, money reported stolen from business
  • South Lakes Drive/Double Eagle Court, near intersection with Springwood Drive, wallet reported stolen from vehicle
  • 12200 block of Laurel Glade Court, Dogwood area of Reston, Nissan Altima reported stolen
  • 2000 block of Royal Fern Court, near South Lakes Drive and Colts Neck Road, 2000 Chevy Prism reported stolen

Belated local crime report for July 14, 2014

In Oak Hill:

  • BURGLARY, 2900 block of Emerald Chase Drive (near West Ox Road and the Fairfax County Parkway), 08/14/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.
  • BURGLARY, 13000 block of Springhaven Drive, 08/14/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

In Reston:

  • 2500 block of Reston Parkway, fruit and vegetables reported stolen from business

In Chantilly:

  • 13600 block of Kew Garden Court (near Armfield Farm Drive and Centreville Road), laptop computer and items reported stolen from vehicles

Fire damages Reston townhouse

From our fire department:

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Monday, August 18, 2014, at approximately 4:15 p.m., in the Reston area of Fairfax County. The single-family home is located at 2052 Golf Course Drive.

Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the two-story, end-unit townhouse upon arrival. Firefighters conducted an aggressive fire attack from both the exterior and interior, bringing the fire under control in approximately 15 minutes. There was also moderate fire extension to the adjacent townhouse. All of the occupants escaped unharmed prior to firefighters arriving. A total of five occupants from both townhouses have been displaced. Red Cross support was offered but declined by all of the occupants. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $180,000.

The fire originated on the exterior rear deck and is under investigation.

Belated fire report: two townhouses destroyed, four others damaged in Oak Hill near McNair Farms Elementary school

From our fire department:

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Sunday, August 10, 2014, at approximately 7:05 p.m., in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. The single-family townhouse is located in the McNair Farms community, in 2400 block of Wheat Meadow Circle.

Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from two floors of the three-level, middle of the row townhouse upon arrival. The Incident Commander quickly called a second alarm, bringing more than 60 firefighters to the scene. Despite firefighters conducting an aggressive fire attack, the fire had spread to several adjacent townhomes. It took firefighters approximately 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. Occupants from several townhomes all escaped unharmed. Firefighters also conducted extensive overhaul and salvage operations. Two of the townhomes were a total loss, and four others received minor damage. Nine occupants have been displaced. Red Cross is assisting all of the displaced. There were no injuries.

Damage estimate for all six townhomes is estimated at $900,000.

According to fire investigators, the fire was accidental. Improperly discarded smoking materials caused the fire.

Local crime report for August 13, 2014

In Oak Hill:

  • BURGLARY, 2500 block of Peter Jefferson Lane, near Centreville Road and McNair Farms Drive, 08/13/14. A resident reported someone entered the residence and took property.

In Chantilly:

  • 3900 block of Fair Ridge Drive, near shopping center at intersection with Lee Jackson Highway, item reported stolen.

Belated local crime report, August 12, 2014

In Oak Hill:

  • UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2700 block of Mustang Dr, 08/12/14, 9:00 p.m. A resident located an unknown man which had walked through the unsecured garage of the residence. The man left immediately when he saw the victim. Nothing was taken. The suspect was described as 20s and about 5 feet 10 inches tall.

In Reston Town Center:

  • 1800 block of Fountain Drive, wallet reported stolen from business.
  • 1800 block of Library Street, wallet reported stolen from business.

In Oakton:

  • 11700 block of Sumacs Street, off Vale Road between West Ox Road and Fox Mill Road, ring reported stolen from residence.

Belated local crime report, August 11, 2014

In Oak Hill:

  • ROBBERY, 2500 block of Farmcrest Drive, near McNair Farms Drive and Coppermine Road, 8/11/14, 6:19 p.m. The victim was walking when three suspects approached her. The suspects assaulted the victim and took property from her. The suspects fled on foot but apparently assaulted and took property from a second victim on McNair Farms Drive. Both victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The first suspect was described as a black male, 20-22, and about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. The second suspect was described as a black female, 18-20, and about 5 feet 2 inches tall. The third suspect was described as a black female, 20-22, and about 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall.

In Chantilly:

  • PURSUIT, Sully Road/Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, 8/10/14, 12:45 a.m. A police officer attempted to stop a Honda Civic on Sully Road near Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. The vehicle fled and the officer pursued the suspect into Loudoun County. The driver and passenger exited the vehicle near Shaw Road and Terminal Road and attempted to flee on foot. A responding Loudoun County deputy took the driver into custody. Felix Alberto Diaz, 26, of Chantilly was charged with reckless driving, speeding to elude police and driving without a license. The passenger was described as a Hispanic male, 20s, and about 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall.
  • 14700 block of National Drive, off Airline Parkway, south of Lee Jackson Highway and west of Sully Road, vegetables reported stolen from residence.