Parents are invited to attend a presentation by Alcohol and Drug Services at Oakton High School on April 6th at 7:00 PM.
*This event is for adults only”
Oakton High School is located at 2900 Sutton Road in Vienna. For your convenience use the front door or door 14 to enter the school. The program will be held in the cafeteria.
This presentation will cover the latest trends, indicators of use, prevention skills to keep our children off drugs and a demonstration of drug paraphernalia, how it is used and how they are made. Please join us to learn from our local law enforcement and Alcohol and Drug Service representatives.
From Fairfax County police logs:
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE/ARREST: An
officer was patrolling behind the Fast Eddie’s restaurant and bar, located at 14114 Lee Highway,
and observed a vehicle with three men inside around 10:12 p.m. on Thursday, March 17. An
investigation determined one of the men, Francis K. Kenney, 25, of 916 Barker Hill Road in
Herndon, allegedly was in possession of marijuana. He was arrested and charged with possession
of marijuana with the intent to distribute. The other men were released.
From Fairfax County Police Logs:
Police responded to the 2300 block of Freetown Court for a report of a man who cut himself with a knife. They located him and as they attempted to take him into custody, he allegedly assaulted an officer. Jose M. Alvarez Reyes, 29, of 2320 Freetown Court #21C in Reston, was arrested and charged with assault on a law enforcement officer. The suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment of his self-inflicted wound to the upper body. The officer did not require medical attention.
Today’s magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan is causing Fairfax County to mobilize a response to help assist.
Virginia Task Force 1 (VATF-1), Fairfax County’s urban search and rescue team was mobilized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Friday, March 11, 2011, with potential to deploy to Japan to assist in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck early this morning.
A heavy task force is comprised of 72 personnel, search and rescue canines, physicians, paramedics, structural engineers, technical search and rescue specialists, and other support personnel have started to mobilize.
The team was last activated in January of 2010 following the devastating earthquake near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. VATF-1 has deployed overseas to both natural and man-made disasters for 25 years, including Kenya, Taiwan, Armenia, and Turkey.
Additionally, as a part of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, the team maintains constant operational readiness, and is a local resource for the residents of Fairfax County.
Events at 11 AM, 12 PM, 12:45PM, 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM and 3:15 PM on Saturday, April 9th. Sign up here. Weather date is Sunday, April 10th.
From the Fairfax County Police Department, here’s a snapshot (preliminary) of various common crimes that occurred throughout the county for the week ending March 2, 2011:
- Domestic violence-related charges: 28
- Illegal drug-related charges: 51
- DWI-related charges: 88
Racially biased graffiti was spray-painted on a fence near a home in the 12800 block of Willow Glen Court some time overnight between Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26.
Willow Glen Court is off Franklin Farm Road between the Fairfax County Parkway and West Ox Road
Make and decorate a kite; then watch it soar. Kite flying activities for children 10 yrs. And under. Pre-paid reservations required. Events at 10:30 AM and 1 PM. Register here.