Crime Roundup: Man Charged with Squatting in Vacant Apartment

Hassen SemirPolice this weekend removed a man they say was unlawfully staying in a vacant apartment in Reston.

Hassen Semir, 42, was taken out of the apartment in the 1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza on Sunday afternoon. An employee had notified police Semir “did not have the right to be there.” Semir was taken into custody without incident, charged with unlawful entry and transferred to the Adult Detention Center.

Fairfax County Police’s Reston District also reported a commercial burglary last Tuesday in the 12000 block of Market Street, in Reston Town Center. An employee said someone had broken in the previous night and had taken property. According to police, officers “were able to develop suspect information and the case is being actively investigated.”

Additional Reston Station reports shared by FCPD in the past week:

LARCENIES:

12400 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, golf cart from business

8900 block of Victoria Road, wallet from residence

1800 block of Michael Faraday Drive, license plates from vehicle

13300 block of Hunger Ford Place, tools from vehicle

11800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, beer from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, merchandise from business

1800 block of Wiehle Avenue, merchandise from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

FCPD also reported the alleged assault of a woman at a Herndon gas station and an armed robbery at the Chipotle on Sunset Hills Road, both of which were reported Monday by Reston Now.

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