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Police Releases -- This Week (10/27/09)
Posted on Oct 27th, 2009

October 29, 2009 – News Release 
 
Subject: News Release: Four Burglaries Targeting Gold Linked to Others
 
 
FAIRFAX COUNTY CRIME SOLVERS
News Release
 
Case # 1265
Release Date: 10/29/09
 
 
 
Four Burglaries Targeting Gold Linked to Others
 
 
Fairfax County Crime Solvers is asking for the public's assistance
in identifying the suspects of a series of burglaries that have been
occurring in the Sully, Fair Oaks, Reston, and West Springfield police
districts. On Tuesday, October 27, four homes were broken into; the 5300
block of Poplar Valley Court, the 12700 block of Lady Summerset Lane,
the 9300 block of Cumbria Valley Drive, and the 8400 block of White
Haven Circle. All the burglaries have occurred in the daytime hours and
the suspects are primarily seeking gold jewelry. Other items including
electronics have also been reported stolen.
 
There are over 20 burglary cases which have been linked to these
and possibly more that police are looking for connections. Detectives
are investigating several leads but remind homeowners to call police
regarding any strangers going door to door or acting suspiciously in
their neighborhoods.
 
The suspects have been described as two Hispanic or Middle Eastern
men in their late 20s to early 30s and one Hispanic woman.
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. A $1,000 cash reward will be paid for information that leads to an arrest and indictment. As always, callers never have to give their names or appear in court.
 
TIPSTERS MAY REMAIN ANONYMOUS
 
Fairfax County Crime Solvers
4100 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
 
TIP LINE: 1-866-411-TIPS(8477)
TEXT "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES(274637)
E-Mail your tip at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org Proud Member of
National Capital Area Crime Solvers
 
 
October 27, 2009 -- News Release
 
Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax
News Release: 09/299/0145/drg(7)
October 27, 2009
 
Note to media: a photograph of Milan Boda is available at the web address above.
 
Abduction/Malicious Wounding in Lorton
 
West Springfield Police District - Police have charged a 40-year-old man
with the abduction and malicious wounding as the result of an incident that took place on a path near Furnace Road and Lorton Road on Monday, October 26 shortly after 11 a.m. A 52-year-old woman was walking on a trail on the grounds behind the former Lorton Prison, now owned by Fairfax County. A man approached her from behind, forced her to the ground and then punched her numerous times in the head and face. The victim struggled and eventually fended off her attacker. She sustained non life-threatening injuries.
 
The subsequent investigation led to the identification and arrest of Milan
Boda, of 8238 Burning Forest Court in Springfield. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with abduction and malicious wounding.
 
Detectives would like to hear from anyone who might have witnessed this
attack, or from anyone who might have been the victim of a similar attack in the same area.
 
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.
 
 
October 27, 2009 - General Safety Release
 
This article contains tips on protecting yourself against Social Media Crimes/scams-- as we are asked increasingly about these issues, I thought it might be helpful!
 
 
Facebook, Twitter users beware: Crooks are a mouse click away
 
 
 
 
 
MPO A. E. Eggers-NREMT-P
Fairfax County Police Department
Franconia District Station
Crime Prevention Unit
6121 Franconia Road
Alexandria,Va 22310
(703)922-0889
 
October 23, 2009 Incident Report
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FAIRFAX COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
FRANCONIA DISTRICT STATION
(DISTRICT 6)
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HALLOWEEN SAFETY
 
Halloween is quickly approaching and many youngsters will be out and about during dark hours crossing the streets. Many cars frequently use residential streets as a cut-through during high volume traffic hours. Fairfax County Police will be enforcing violations involving stop signs, speeding, and pedestrian cross walks. For the past two weeks, message boards in the Sully police district were announcing the upcoming campaign and reminding motorists to drive safely. Officers from the motor squad and Sully district station will be aggressively enforcing traffic laws the last two weeks of October. In the West Springfield district, crossing guards, crime prevention officers, neighborhood patrol units, and auxiliary officers will be educating the public by distributing safety flyers and handing out treat bags for children. DWI directed patrols will be occurring in the Franconia district. All other district stations will also have officers out in numbers to make sure trick-or-treaters have a safe Halloween night. Here are a few safety tips to remember when walking along streets during nighttime hours:
  • Always use crosswalks and sidewalks
  • Carry a flashlight
  • Wear reflective stickers on costumes
  • Use face paint rather than full-face masks that block your view
  • Only trick-or-treat at houses you know
  • Travel in groups with an adult
  • Notify police about any suspicious person or activity
  • Inspect candy before children eat it
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SALT: The Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Council for the Franconia District Station meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm in the in an available space of the Lee District Building at 6121 Franconia Road. The next meeting is on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Our council is geared to those 50 and over. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS.
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CAC: The Citizens'Advisory Committee for the Franconia District Station meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 (the 3rd Wednesday of the month), at 7:30pm in the Helen Wilson Community Room in of the Lee District Building at 6121 Franconia Road. A social period beginning at 7:00pm will precede the meeting.
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MODIP: The Fairfax County Police Department offers residents 55 years of age and older enrollment in the Mature Operator’s Driver Improvement Program (MODIP). This eight hour course, which provides safe driving information, is sanctioned by the American Automobile Association (AAA) and is presented by certified Fairfax County Auxiliary Police Officers. Upon completion of this course, drivers are eligible for the Virginia State-mandated insurance premium reduction (check with individual insurance carriers for the amount). The classes are normally held the second Saturday of each month at the Franconia District Station. The next seminar is scheduled at the Franconia District Station, located at 6121 Franconia Road, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on November 14,2009. Registration is required and can be done by contacting the MODIP reservations line at (703) 924-6588.
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WEEKLY INCIDENT SUMMARY REPORT
OCT 15-21, 2009
 
 
ABDUCTION/ASSAULT/ARREST
 
Backlick Road, 6400 Block: Police responded to the Residence Inn, at 6412 Backlick Road, for a report of a disturbance in one of the rooms. A 25-year-old woman alleged she was assaulted by an acquaintance on Sunday, October 18 around 4:30 a.m. The suspect allegedly made several unwanted gestures toward the victim, held her down and struck her many times until a security guard heard screaming and opened the door. The victim ran out of the room and called police. She was not seriously injured and declined treatment. The suspect, Al-Maqsood Sheikh, was arrested. Sheikh, 34, resides at 15584 Blyth Court in Woodbridge. He was taken to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with abduction and assault.
 
LARCENIES
 
Gunston Woods Place, 7900 Block: TV stolen from residence
Joyce Road, 6500 Block: License plates stolen from vehicle
Keyser Way, 6900 Block: Wallet stolen from residence
Kingstowne Towne Center, 5900 Block: Wallet stolen from business
Kingstowne Village Parkway, 6000 Block: Purse stolen from business
Little River Turnpike, 7000 Block: Purse stolen from library
Little River Turnpike, 7000 Block: Two purses stolen from business
Morning View Lane, 7800 Block: Bicycle stolen from school
Old Keene Mill Road, 7000 Block: Tire stolen from vehicle
Richmond Highway, 10700 Block: Generator stolen from business
Rock Cliff Lane, 6000 Block (2 Reports): License plate stolen from vehicle
Rose Hill Drive, 6100 Block: Beer stolen from business
Rundale Court,, 6500 Block: GPS stolen from vehicle
Samuel Wallis Street, 8000 Block: Computer stolen from residence
Spring Faire Court, 7200 Block: Speakers, amplifiers, and stereo stolen from vehicle
Telegraph Square Drive, 7200 Block: Construction equipment stolen from construction site
Unity Lane, 9500 Block: Block: Money stolen from residence
Virginia Hills Avenue, 6500 Block: Tools stolen from residence
 
VEHICLE THEFTS
 
Debra Lu Way, 6700 Block: 1996 Acura
Farrington Avenue, 6200 Block: 2002 Mitsubishi Montero
Gunston Cove Road, 9400 Block: 1995 Mack truck
Metropolitan Center Drive, 6800 Block: 1995 Nissan
Perry Penney Drive, 6700 Block: 1995 Honda
Ravensworth Road/Covent Wood Court: 2004 Ford Focus
Skyles Way, 7000 Block: 2004 Ford Econoline
Yadkin Court, 6500 Block: Isuzu
 
Franconia VIPS
for
MPO Alice Eggers
PFC Julia Elliott
(703) 922-8263
 
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