From Fairfax County police:
ASSAULT, 4100 block of Meadowland Court, 4/24/13, 2:10 p.m. Officers were called for a shoplifting with assault at a business in 13300 block of Franklin Farm Road. The suspect fled. Officers located the suspect who allegedly resisted officers when they attempted to detain him. Maher Hana, 37, of Chantilly, was charged with assault, larceny, and assault on a police officer. The first victim was not injured. The officer received minor injuries.
The blog has gotten a report of a police incident in Franklin Farm on Monday that sounds alarming. The Fair Oaks police station has been asked for comments. Details are sketchy and may not be accurate. Any official information from police will be reported here.
- The incident occurred in and around Franklin Farm on Monday, February 11.
- Roads were closed in the vicinity during the incident.
- Nearby residents were asked by police to stay indoors.
- Police were observed wearing bulletproof jackets.
- A command center was set up in the Franklin Farm shopping center.
- Report of a youth holed up who was later led away in handcuffs. The youth may have been an adult.
- The house was on Nestlewood Drive off of Franklin Farm Road, east of the Fairfax County Parkway.
From Fairfax County police:
Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday, November 1. Around 1:37 p.m. a man entered the Capital One Bank located at 13344-A Franklin Farm Road, implied he had a weapon and demanded money from a teller. The teller complied and the suspect fled. There were no injuries.
The suspect was described as white, in his 40’s, 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, medium build and wearing a black zip-up style jacket, black pants and a black hunter’s style hat.
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.
Updated 7:55 PM. Pictures of suspect:
Fairfax County police report a fatal car crash today in Franklin Farm:
On Tuesday, March 20 around 12:56 p.m., police responded to a crash on the Fairfax County Parkway near Franklin Farms Road.
A 56-year-old Ashburn-area man was driving southbound on Fairfax County Parkway and for unknown reasons, left the roadway just past Franklin Farms Road and struck the sound barrier. After passers-by had pulled the driver from the vehicle, the vehicle caught on fire. The driver was medevaced to a nearby hospital where he died.
Investigation by Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives is still underway and more details of the crash will be forthcoming tomorrow. However, speed and alcohol are not considered factors in the crash.
Want some fresher pizza than take out but don’t want the hassle of making it yourself? Are you up to letting it bake in your own oven? If so you might want to try a “take and bake” pizza from Papa Murphy’s, now open in the Franklin Farm shopping center. You can order one just the way you like it or choose from a variety of Chicago style stuffed pizzas. The Herndon Patch has more details and pictures!
Last week’s police log indicates liquor was stolen, presumably from the ABC store, in Franklin Farm. This isn’t the first time.
Franklin Farm has a web page with information on pool hours during the summer. A limited number of pool passes for non-residents of Franklin Farm are available for purchase by calling 703-620-6230.
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