Police: Most Crime Decreased in Reston in 2014

Fairfax County Police Crime fell 2.44 percent in Fairfax County in 2014, Fairfax County Police said.

The FCPD’s Reston District reflects the overall decrease in crime, according to statistics released by the police department on Wednesday.

One category saw a rise -that was quite large. There were 21 prostitution offenses in 2013 compared with just three the previous year.

Here are the number of other major incidents reported to police in 2014 (2013 number is in parentheses):

Arson — 2 (5)

Burglary — 87 (108)

Vandalism — 601 (704)

Homicide — 0 (2)

Larceny/Theft — 1,119 (1,236)

Motor Vehicle Thefts — 59 (48)

Robbery — 23 (37)

Stolen Property — 5 (4)

Drug Offenses — 393 (413)

Weapons Violations — 33 (59)

Countywide, reported incidents were down in most major crime categories. There were, however, two more homicides in 2014 (10) than in 2013 (8).

To see more detailed crime stats for the overall county and the Reston District, visit the Fairfax County Police updated crime statistics page.

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