Franconia Crime Summary July 28, 2012


Fairfax County Police Department
Franconia District Station

6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310
703-922-0889. TTY 711. Fax 703-719-6436
Date Released 08/01/12
Contact: Officer Brooke Wright/ 703-922-0889
Information Bulletin: Crime Summary



July 22-28, 2012

This crime summary is organized by Police Service Area (PSA). The Franconia Police District has five PSAs. They are 600, 610, 620, 630, and 640. To see which PSA you are in go to the map on our web page using the following link:



Fraud, 5700 Block of HEMING AVE, 7/23/12. An individual reported that their credit card which is still in their possession had been used in other states.

Robbery, 5500 Block of VINCENT GATE TER, 7/24/12. An individual reported that he was robbed of his backpack by a subject known to him who was in possession of a firearm.

Larceny, 6900 Block of MATTHEW PL, 7/25/12. A purse and iPod were stolen from a vehicle by breaking the window.

Weapons Violation, 4600 Block of CONWELL DR, 7/25/12.Residents reported finding spent shell casings on the ground from a firearm and recalled hearing shots the night before.

Larceny, 6900 Block of BRADLICK SC, 7/25/12.  Shoplifting.

Larceny, 7400 Block of COVENT WOOD CT, 7/25/12. Electronics, sports equipment, and other items were stolen from a locked vehicle overnight.

Larceny, 6800 Block of BRADDOCK RD, 7/28/12. Checks were stolen and cashed by a known subject.


Larceny, 5700 Block of BACKLICK RD 7/22/12. A bicycle was stolen. A suspect in possession of the bike was quickly apprehended.

Larceny, 6400 Block of BACKLICK RD, 7/23/12. Three individuals shoplifted.

Larceny, 5900 Block of HANOVER AVE, 7/24/12. An lawnmower was stolen from an unsecured back yard.

Destruction, 6000 Block of LORETTO ST, 7/24/12. A vehicle window was shattered by a bb.

Destruction, 7600 Block of HIGHLAND ST, 7/25/12. A vehicle window was shattered by a bb.

Larceny, 5900 Block of AMHERST AVE, 7/25/12. The lock of a vehicle was punched; the stereo and other items were stolen.

Larceny, 7400 Block of GRACE ST, 7/25/12.  A work van had its locks punched and tools were stolen.

Burglary, 6500 Block of AMHERST AVE, 7/25/12. A business was broken into; computers were stolen.

Burglary, 7000 Block of BROOKFIELD PLZ, 7/25/12. Three businesses were broken into; computers and cash were stolen.

Larceny, 6100 Block of AUGUSTA DR, 7/27/12. A work truck was broken into and power tools were stolen.

Fraud, 6300 Block of SPRINGFIELD PZ, 7/28/12. A stolen credit card was used by two subjects.

Fraud, 6400 Block of BACKLICK RD, 7/28/12. A stolen credit card was used.


Larceny, 5900 Block of WESTCHESTER ST, 7/22/12. Two unlocked vehicles were entered.  Credit cards and cash were stolen.

Larceny, 6400 Block of SPRINGFIELD MALL, 7/22/12. A vehicle was entered and an iPhone was stolen.

Destruction, 6500 Block of LIGNUM ST, 7/23/12. A ‘smoke bomb’ was placed in mailbox.

Vehicle Theft, 5800 Block of IRON WILLOW CT, 7/23/12. A scooter that had been stolen nearby was located in this area.

Vehicle Trespass, 4500 Block of PICOT RD, 7/23/12. Unlocked vehicle was entered and items were moved around.

Fraud, 6800 Block of METROPOLITAN CENTER DR, 7/24/12. A resident complained that an unknown suspect in Texas opened a credit card account with her social security number.

Drugs, 6400 Block of FRANCONIA RD, 7/25/12. Following a traffic stop a subject was found to be in possession of drugs.

Destruction, EAST DR/ELMWOOD DR, 7/26/12. Graffiti was spray painted on a wall.

Drugs, BEULAH ST/WALKER LN, 7/26/12. Following a traffic stop a subject was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Drugs, 5600 Block of S. VAN DORN ST, 7/28/12. Following a traffic stop a subject was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Larceny, 6100 Block of FRANCONIA RD, 7/28/12. Shoplifting.

Fraud, 5800 Block of LANE DR, 7/28/12.  A resident reported that a credit card still in their possession, had been used online by an unknown subject.

Larceny, 6100 Block of FRANCONIA RD 7/28/12. Emblem stolen from a vehicle.


Weapon, EASTCHESTER CIR/ROSE HILL DR, 7/22/12. An individual was accidentally shot in the leg near this location.

Larceny, 6600 Block of TELEGRAPH RD, 7/22/12. A purse was stolen from a vehicle; credit cards were used.

Larceny, 7500 Block of TELEGRAPH RD, 7/23/12. A vehicle was found to have stolen license plates on it.

Peeping, 6900 Block of ELLINGHAM CIR, 7/23/12. A resident woke to find a man outside with his faced pressed up to the window.  He fled when he knew he was seen.

Larceny, 5700 Block of KINGSTOWNE BLVD, 7/24/12. Shoplifting.

Auto Theft, 6000 Block of PALLADIUM CT, 7/24/12. A motorcycle was stolen.

Larceny, 6000 Block of ROSE HILL DR, 7/25/12. During a consensual stop a subject was found to be in possession of a stolen cell phone.

Destruction, 6600 Block of NETTIES LN, 7/25/12. The front and rear tires of a vehicle were spray painted.

Destruction, 8300 Block of STATIONHOUSE CT, 7/25/12. A vehicle was keyed.

Drugs, 6200 Block of ROSE HILL CT, 7/26/12. An officer observed a subject smoking marijuana in a vehicle.

Weapon, 6100 Block of ROSE HILL DR, 7/26/12. During a consensual stop a subject was found to be in possession of a concealed machete.

Drugs, JOHN THOMAS DR/PERCETHONY CT, 7/27/12. Subjects reported to be trying car door handles in the middle of the night were stopped and found to be in possession of marijuana.

Larceny, 6100 Block of ROSE HILL DR, 7/28/12. An unattended purse was stolen from a shopping cart.

Fraud, 7400 Block of GILLINGHAM ROW, 7/28/12. A resident received calls from credit card companies in reference to pending applications which she did not complete.

Larceny, 6000 Block of STODDARD CT, 7/28/12. A customer failed to pay their cab fare.

Drugs, 7500 Block of THOMAS GRANT DR, 7/28/12. When responding to a noise complaint an officer came into contact with subjects leaving a party in possession of marijuana.


Destruction, 8000 Block of LORTON RD, 7/24/12. A vehicle was scratched following a dispute in a store.

Destruction, 7800 Block of LEWIS CHAPEL CIR, 7/24/12. Vehicle damaged by juveniles climbing on it.

Destruction, 8800 Block of LAGRANGE ST, 7/26/12. An intoxicated subject smashed some neighbors mailboxes.

Drugs, 7700 Block of GUNSTON PLZ, 7/26/12. Two subjects were found to be in possession of marijuana.

Larceny, 9600 Block of FRANKLIN WOODS PL, 7/27/12. Jewelry was stolen from a home, possibly by a contractor.

Destruction, 7900 Block of TIMARAND CT, 7/27/12.  During an argument a subject broke a door frame.


To request this information in an alternate format, call the Franconia District Station at 703.922.0889.  TTY 711






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