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Police: Trespassing, Foot Chase and Peeping in Reston District

by Karen Goff — August 9, 2016 at 9:45 am 5 Comments

Fairfax County Police Fairfax County Police arrested a 21-year-old man Sunday after he led officers on a foot chase after allegedly stealing from cars at the Stratford House condos.

A resident reported two men looking into vehicles in the parking lot in the 11700 block of Stratford House Place about 12:30 a.m.

Police responded and attempted to make contact with the suspects, who then fled on foot. One of the suspects was caught and apprehended shortly thereafter. Property was recovered. John Michael Kyle, of Reston was arrested and charged with vehicle trespass and petit larceny.

In other weekend crime news:

PEEPING — 13000 block of Hungerford Place, Aug. 5, 9:16 p.m. A resident on his balcony observed a Hispanic male looking into his first floor window. The suspect fled prior to police arrival.

LARCENIES:

2300 block of Antiqua Court, phone from residence

1600 block of Becontree Lane, bicycle from residence

2200 block of Ferdinand Porsche Drive, license plate from vehicle

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, phone from residence

1600 block of Reston Parkway, tools from vehicle

1800 block of Sycamore Valley Drive, wallet from residence

DWI PATROL

On Aug. 6, officers conducted a DWI patrol saturating areas in the Reston District. Two drivers were charged with DWI and 15 traffic summonses were issued.

  • Ming the Merciless

    Jeb noted that when someone comes to this country and looks in your window, they do so as an Act of Love.

    • Meh

      “Clap please” – Jeb Bush

  • Greg
    • Why do you bother?

      Point missed. I’m not saying that the checkpoints are illegal. I’m saying that BROADCASTING THE TIME, PLACE AND DATE IN ADVANCE defeats the purpose. The case you cite does not address this point at all.

      • Greg

        Point not missed (I agree with your position), and the case does address notice: Turns out, by publicizing checkpoints your local police department is just following the letter of the law. Way back in 1990, a legal challenge came up in Michigan and the attempt was made to deem checkpoints unconstitutional. The United States Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that they were constitutional, but they mandated that checkpoints must be publicized ahead of time. If the police don’t publicize a checkpoint it can be considered a detention without reasonable suspicion, and that violates your Fourth Amendment rights.

        The irony is that in VA we are not allowed to use a radar detector to detect cops who surprise us with high-tech devices that may or may not be accurate and may or may not be detecting one’s vehicle. It is, however, somewhat more objective to determine if a vehicle is speeding as opposed to determining if the operator is DUI or DWI.

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