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Police: Trash Truck Driver Threatened With Knife

by Karen Goff — March 31, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 Comment

Fairfax County Police A Herndon man was arrested on Monday after he allegedly assaulted the driver of garbage truck at knife point, Fairfax County Police said.

Police said the truck was at Tewksbury Drive and Unicorn Court in the Fox Mill area about 9:45 a.m. on Monday.

The suspect displayed a knife to the employees and caused damage the truck, police said. The suspect fled on foot but was located by officers and taken into custody.

The suspect, Todd E. Jones, 40, was then charged with assault and destruction of property.

In other crime news reported over the weekend:

BURGLARY

A resident of the 2600 block of Iron Forge Road reported someone entered the residence and took property on Friday, March 27.

LARCENIES

11800 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, merchandise from business.

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, beverage from business.

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, beverage from business.

  • Arielle in NoVA

    What kind of nut attacks the guy who drives the garbage truck? Do you really want your garbage to NOT get picked up? Are you trying to steal the garbage truck for a getaway? Someone’s not thinking things through.

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