Monday, May 6, 2013
Apartment employee says fire is on first floor.
Update: 11:55 a.m.: A Fairfax County Fire Public Information Officer confirmed to Patch that there was a small fire on the first floor of the Towers at Morningside Apartments. Firefighters responded to the call at 10:35 a.m. The fire was brought under control in about five minutes. There were no injuries. Residents were allowed to re-enter the building just after 11:10 a.m. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined by investigators. -- Some residents were evacuated Monday morning after a fire broke out at the Towers at Morningside Apartments, 4949 Manitoba Dr., in Fairfax County's Lincolnia area. Fire fighters from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue are on the scene Monday morning and say the fire is under control. An apartment building …
With prom and graduation fast approaching, Fairfax County officials launch campaign to raise awareness of what legal consequences await parents who let kids drink on their watch.
With high school proms and graduations right around the corner, Fairfax County has a message for parents: if you host parties and give teenagers alcohol, you will be prosecuted. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, in partnership with the Fairfax County School Board, proclaimed May 2013 Parents Who Host, Lose the Most month last week. Parents Who Host, Lose the Most is a campaign to raise public awareness for parents and other adults about the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors. For the seventh year in a row, Fairfax County officials are taking part. Supervisor Jeff McKay stressed the importance of the campaign and its message. Prom and graduation should be a joyous time, but underage drinking can too often lead to …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Fairfax County Police Department in the most recent daily reports released May 3. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
The following items are from the recent daily activity reports from the Mason, West Springfield, and Franconia Police District Stations of the Fairfax County Police Department. Larcenies 5000 block of Chowan Avenue, cash from vehicle 6000 block of Little River Turnpike, cell phone from business 4000 block of Medford Drive, cell phone from residence Stolen Vehicles 7900 block of Brunswick Forest Pass, 2013 Chevrolet Cruze No major incidents reported.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Man was shot around 2 a.m. Friday. Suspect is still at large, although police believe it is an "isolated incident."
A 21-year-old Washington, D.C. man was shot near the Plaza at Landmark Shopping Center just outside of Annandale Friday morning, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The area, known to local residents as Alexandria, is in Fairfax County. The man was walking through a parking garage in the 6100 block of Little River Turnpike Friday around 2 a.m. when he was approached from behind. The man was then shot in the upper body and the suspect fled on foot, according to a news release from the Fairfax County Police. The man did not see the suspect, but reported hearing more than one person fleeing the scene, according to the news release. The man was transported to a local hospital where he is currently in stable condition. Police …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The following are some of the incidents reported to the Fairfax County Police Department's Mason, Franconia, and West Springfield District Stations, which includes Annandale.
The following are some of the incidents reported to the Fairfax County Police Department's Mason, Franconia, and West Springfield District Stations, which includes Annandale. Mason District Station Burglary An employee reported cash stolen from an Annandale business. The incident took place at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 4200 block of John Marr Drive, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Someone had forced their way into the business through a door. Larcenies: Franconia District Station Burglary Someone forced their way into two businesses and stole cash, according to police. The incident was reported at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 4500 block of John Marr Drive in Annandale. Larcenies: West Springfield District Station …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Incident reports from the Mason, Franconia, and West Springfield District Stations in Fairfax County.
Incident reports from the Mason, Franconia, and West Springfield District Stations in Fairfax County. These districts include Annandale. Mason District Station Larcenies: Franconia District Station: Larcenies: Stolen Vehicles: West Springfield District Station Burglary A Springfield resident reported that someone entered their home through an unlocked window and stole jewelry, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The burglary took place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 5500 block of Moultrie Road, according to police. Burglary A resident reported that several items were stolen from their home, including a safe. Police said that the burglary took place at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday on the 5300 block of Inverchapel Road. The burglar had …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A police officer on patrol interrupted the robbery in progress in the Little River Run Shopping Center on Monday.
Four men from Prince George's County and Charles County in Maryland were charged with armed robbery after a police officer interrupted a transaction in progress Monday in the Little River Run Shopping Center in Annandale. Marion Kenneth Allen, Jr., 22, Cye Adam Penn, 22, Bryant Robinson, 19, and Xavier Hall, 22 were charged with robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and abduction, according to a news release from the Fairfax County Police Department. A 15-year-old boy placed an ad online advertising Nike tennis shoes for sale and agreed to meet a buyer at the shopping center around 10:50 p.m. on Monday, according to the news release. A police officer on patrol in the shopping center, at the 7400 block of Little River Turnpike…
The following information was supplied by the Fairfax County Police Department in the most recent daily reports released April 26. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
The following items are from the recent daily activity reports from the Mason, West Springfield, and Franconia Police District Stations of the Fairfax County Police Department. Larcenies 3800 block of Oliver Avenue, four tires from vehicle Stolen Vehicles Murray Lane/Wayne Drive, 2003 Acura No major incidents were reported.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The following incidents took place over the last few days in the Mason, Franconia, and West Springfield District Stations.
Mason District Station Two women reported seing a man exposing himself in a car at 3 p.m. on Friday on the intersection of Donnybrook Court and Heritage Drive, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The man was not located. Burglary Jewelry was reported stolen from a home at 7:05 a.m. on Friday from the 3300 block of Ardley Court, according to Fairfax County police. There were no signs of forced entry. Burglary Two residents reported that someone entered each of their homes and stole jewelry, according to police. The burglar made their way into the home at 12:20 p.m. Friday on the 1100 block of South Harrison Street through a window. Larcenies: Franconia District Station Burglary A 37-year-old Springfield man was charged with …
Officer Long "Junior" V. Dinh was injured in a head-on car crash in February following a police chase that ended in a single fatality.
After about two months of recovery from injuries sustained following a head-on collision crash, Officer Long V. Dinh Jr. joined Fairfax County police officers, local officials, and community members at a fundraising event Sunday for his first major public appearance since the crash. Dinh, 28, was severely injured in the crash and spent most of March recovering from his injuries which included several broken bones. Dinh was also in a coma for a few days immediately after the collision. During that time, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 77, established a rehabilitation fund to help offset the costs of medical needs. Sunday’s event at Hard Times Café in Fairfax was an opportunity for friends and supporters of Dinh to mingle and continue …