Crime Roundup: Police Respond to a Series of Robberies

The Fairfax County Police Department responded to a string of robberies over a three-day period last week.

On Thursday around 2:10 a.m., two suspects were spotted breaking a display case and taking several items from a business on the 10100 block of Colvin Run Road. The business owner was alerted about the break in and called police.

In a separate incident the next day, a 14-year-old boy was assaulted after he left a party near the 800 block of Charwhit Court around 11 p.m. Two teenagers followed the teen and took property from him, police said. The suspects were charged with robbery and taken to a local juvenile detention center.

As we reported late last week, a man wearing a mask robbed the Chevon gas station on 11410 on Friday around 8:30 p.m. The suspect was armed with a gun, but no one was injured. The investigation is ongoing.

FCPD also reported the following incidents:


11800 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, beer from business

1800 block of Fountain Drive, key from residence

12300 block of Glade Drive, wallet from school

2200 block of Lovedale Lane, debit cards from vehicle

9100 block of Mill Creek Landing, watch from residence

13100 block of Parcher Avenue, beer from business

2400 block of Pyrenees Court, property from residence

1600 block of Reston Parkway, merchandise from business

12600 block of Sanibel Court, package from residence

2000 block of Swan’s Neck Way, cash from residence

1300 block of Tunwell Stable Court, laptop computer and purse from vehicle

1900 block of Villaridge Drive, shoes from residence


15100 block of Stillfield Place, 2001 Acura Integra

Police also arrested an assistant principal at Hunters Woods Elementary School last week for shoplifting from the Target in Reston.

Security footage showed Melissa Tochterman, 47, of Herndon left the store with $690 worth of merchandise, police said.

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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