Crime reports provided by Fairfax County Police Department in the month of August, plotted in the interactive map above, show a wide variety of incidents through the Reston District Station. Use the icon in the top left corner of the map to toggle the types of crimes displayed.
In total, FCPD’s August reports included the following breakdown of criminal incidents in the area:
- 64 larcenies
- 4 stolen vehicles
- 3 assault incidents
- 1 burglary
- 1 destruction of property/discharge of weapon (vehicle break-ins on Vantage Hill Road)
The 64 larcenies marks a continued trend, as the number increases from 61 in July. In both May and June, the number was below 50.
The three assaults listed in August crime reports included an attempted sexual assault near Tall Oaks Village Center, an attempted robbery in Hunters Woods Village Center, and an incident where three men were attacked by a group on South Lakes Drive.
The four reported stolen vehicles equals the total from the past three months combined. (There was one in May, two in June and one in July.) Two were within the Reston community; the other two were in the Herndon and Vienna areas.
Anyone with information about any of these crimes should call 703-691-2131 or 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or text “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES(274637).
The Reston District Station of FCPD covers Reston, Great Falls and portions of Herndon and Vienna.
Fairfax County’s police reports are not comprehensive lists of every police event in the stated time frame. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations, unless otherwise noted. This data was compiled using the reports released by police between Aug. 1 and Aug. 31, meaning some of the incidents occurred in late July.