The following summary contains various incidents of general interest as well as vehicular crashes handled by the Town of Vienna Police Department from Dec. 17, 2020 – Dec. 22, 2020.
Fraud -- Lawyers Road, NW / Church Street, NW, Between Nov. 11 7 p.m. and Dec. 17 12 p.m. A resident reported that a check he dropped off at a USPS mailbox never made it to its intended destination. A few weeks later, the resident noticed that his missing check had actually been stolen, altered, and cashed on his bank account statement.
Vandalism -- 500 Block Creek Crossing Road, NE. Dec. 10 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. A resident reported that someone had spray-painted a garage window.
Police Service -- 200 Block Cedar Lane, SE, Dec. 18 between 3:39 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. A citizen accidentally locked her car keys, inside her vehicle, with her two infant children inside. Attempts to open the vehicle were unsuccessful. The officer on the scene decided to break the passenger side window to gain entry into the vehicle. The infants were unharmed and reunited with their mother.
Grand Larceny -- 500 Block Moorefield Road, SW, Dec. 19, 2 a.m. A resident reported that someone hacked into her cell phone provider account and stole her cell phone number and her husband's. Then the unknown person set up fake email accounts, accessed her Venmo and Paypal accounts, and withdrew a large amount of money.
Assault -- Flagship Carwash, 540 Maple Avenue West, Dec. 19 between 9:55 a.m. and 10:10 a.m. An employee reported an altercation that had taken place between her and a coworker earlier in the day. There is an active investigation of this case.
Suspicious Event -- North Side Park, 600 Mill Street, NE, Dec. 19 between 10 a.m. and 10:02 a.m. A citizen reported that he observed a trail made by some type of machine within the park grounds during his morning walk in North Side Park.
Suspicious Event -- Giant, 359 Maple Avenue East, Dec. 19 between 1:40 p.m. and 1:41 p.m. A Giant employee requested police assistance with an emotionally disturbed person. After investigating this incident and considering all the prior incidents involving this customer, the Giant representative decided to ban the customer from any future visits to this location.
Domestic Dispute -- 500 Block Beulah Road, NE, Dec. 19, 7:53 p.m. A resident requested assistance with an emotionally disturbed person. Officers arrived on the scene, separated the people involved, and de-escalated the situation. It was determined that the emotionally disturbed person needed medical assistance. The person received the needed medical assistance.
Petit Larceny -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE, Dec. 20 between 3 p.m. and 3:03 p.m. A resident reported that someone stole a prescription medication bottle.
Assault -- 200 Block Locust Street, SE, Dec. 20 between 5:25 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. A resident reported that her roommate struck her in the back of her head while opening a hallway door. Officers advised the resident on how to get warrants if she decided to do so. The resident advised that she is leaving town for the holidays and will get the warrants when she returns.
Arrest - Domestic Assault -- 500 Block Windover Avenue, NW, Dec. 21, 4:04 p.m. A resident requested police assistance with an assault in progress. Officers responded to the residence and separated the parties involved. After interviewing both residents, an arrest was made. PFC Williams transported the 21-year-old resident to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. A warrant for Assault and Battery of a Family member was obtained. An emergency protective order was also issued and served.
Vehicle Tampering -- 500 Block Mashie Drive, SE, Between Dec. 21, 12 p.m. and Dec. 22, 11:44 a.m. A resident reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through it. Nothing appeared to be missing at the time of the report.
Domestic Dispute -- 1200 Block Cottage Street, SW, Dec. 21, 11:54 p.m. Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute. After speaking to all the parties involved in the incident, it was determined that no violations of law had taken place. The parties agreed to stay at different residences for the night to avoid further disputes.
Police Service -- 100 Block Center Street South, Dec. 22, 6:03 p.m. A resident contacted the police to request assistance in evicting a family member. Officers explained the required process to evict the family member legally.
225 Maple Avenue East -- Dec. 22, 2:19 p.m. Vehicle # 2 and Vehicle # 1 were traveling Eastbound on Maple Avenue East. Vehicle # 2 stopped in front of 225 Maple Avenue East due to a vehicle turning into the Wells Fargo bank. Vehicle #2 stopped for the vehicle turning into Wells Fargo Bank that was not entirely in the turning lane. Vehicle # 1 ran into the rear end of Vehicle #2. The driver of Vehicle #1 was issued a summons for failing to pay full time and attention.