Police: Three More Burglaries Near Hunters Woods

by Karen Goff November 19, 2015 at 12:30 pm 7 Comments

map of recent Reston burglaries

Fairfax County Police said three burglaries were reported in apartment complexes near Hunters Woods Village Center on Wednesday.

Two incidents were in the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane. A resident told police someone entered their apartment bout 2:30 p.m. It is unknown at this time if anything was taken, police said.

A resident of the same block told police someone entered their residence and took property shortly before 8 p.m.

Earlier in the day, at 12:30 p.m., a resident in the 12000 block of Greywing Square reported someone entered the residence and took property.

Last week, burglaries were reported in the 12000 block of Greywing Square and in the 2300 block of Freetown Court.

  • meh

    Where is this in proximity to the section 8 housing? It appears this is the section of housing near the Safeway in South Reston, correct?

    • John Higgins

      There is no short, simple answer to your question. “Section 8” is shorthand for a program wherein the federal government pays part of the rent and qualified low income individuals pay a portion. It can be anywhere…apartment buildings, condos, single family homes. And it is not necessarily entire buildings or complexes. In fact, typically it is only a small percentage. The folks next door to you might be receiving Section 8 assistance and you would not know.

      I don’t want to sound preachy, but the only thing that distinguished a Section 8 recipient from you and me is their level of financial resources. Certain types of crime are more typical in low-income areas. Not surprisingly, the victims are often Section 8 recipients. Likewise, the financial advisor who is ripping you off probably does not live there, and is not stealing from them. Those crimes don’t make it to the daily police blotter.

      • meh

        Difference is my broker isn’t going to shoot me if I don’t hand over my car keys in the Safeway parking lot at 11PM

        • Richard

          Sorry, I missed the report of the carjacking at Safeway.

    • Obstreperous Troll

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  • Chuck Morningwood

    It’s probably those Indians living over in The Springs.

  • SouthReston

    There is subsidized housing all around the area, some of it is on the back end of the Reston Town Center. This is not the cause of crime, and I’ve never seen any evidence that the criminals come from these homes. To stereotype is just a reason to hate, and once again xenophobic.


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