Crime Roundup: Car Chase in Herndon Leads to Crash, Injures Police Officer

A police officer was injured during a pursuit last week in Herndon, according to a police report.

Herndon Police arrested Isaiah Jacob Lacey, 21, on Thursday, Oct. 19 after the car pursuit that caused roughly $15,000 in damages, according to the report.

Police pursued the car on the 800 block of Ferndale Avenue after it fled from an officer who attempted to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation. The chase ended when the car hit a police car near the intersection of Ferndale Avenue and Park Avenue. One police officer suffered minor injuries.

Lacey, who has no permanent address, was held without bond at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on the following charges: hit and run, felony eluding police, felony assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and other traffic violations.

Fairfax County Police are also looking for leads after two houses in the Herndon area were robbed on Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21. On Friday, residents on the 2400 block of Cypress Green Lane returned home to find a number of items had been taken between 5:30 and 11:45 p.m.

The next day, police said someone entered a home in the 13100 block of Diamond Mill Road and stole items between noon and 8 p.m.

The department’s Reston District Police Station also reported the following incidents in its daily crime report:


1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, package from residence

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, wallet from business

12900 block of Centre Park Circle, package from business

2200 block of Centreville Road, snacks and beverages from business

1800 block of Fountain Drive, cash from residence

12000 block of Greywing Square, bicycle from residence

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, beer from business

2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, medication from residence

11500 block of Links Drive, scooter from residence

2200 block of Marginella Drive, guitar and keyboard from residence

1400 block of North Point Village Center, merchandise from business

11700 block of Stevenage Road, purse from vehicle

12200 block of Sugar Creek Court, license plates from vehicle

10200 block of Wendover Drive, property from residence

1800 block of Wiehle Avenue, bicycle from residence


None reported.

Anyone with information about any of the crimes reported by FCPD should call 703-691-2131 or 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or text “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES(274637).

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