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Crime Roundup: Police Investigate Assault on Law Enforcement

Police are determining whether or not to charge a woman who they believe scratched and attempted to bite two police officers on Tuesday (Sept. 11).

Local law enforcement responded to a report about a domestic assault at the 1900 block of Barton Hill Road around 7:33 p.m and found a woman experiencing an “apparent mental health crisis,” according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The Commonwealth Attorney’s Office is reviewing the incident to determine if the woman should be charged.

In a separate incident, the Herndon Police Department is looking for a suspect who may have robbed a business in the 1000 block of Herndon Parkway on Sept. 14 at around 5:15 p.m. The suspect, who was described as a slim African American man, displayed a handgun and ran away from the scene, according to police.

The police department is also looking for information about an assault near Herndon Library on Sept. 14. According to the Herndon Police Department, an individual was assaulted between 8-8:30 p.m. on the path between Center Street and Park Avenue. If you have any information about the above incidents in Herndon, call 703-435-6846.

Meanwhile, the FCPD also reported the following incidents in recent days:

 LARCENIES:

1600 block of Becontree Lane, catalytic converter from vehicle

2300 block of Soapstone Drive, property from residence

12100 block of Stirrup Road, property from residence

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, cell phone from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

1220 block of Delta Glen Court, 2007 Toyota Station Wagon

Deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office made arrests this week linked to public intoxication and alcohol consumption.

On Sept. 14 at around 2 p.m., sheriff’s deputies charged Erik Vanzandt, 19, of Herndon with driving under the influence. The arrest was made after sheriff’s deputies arrived at the 44000 block of Waxpool Road in Ashburn for a report about a crash involving a parked car. Vanzandt was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on an unsecured bond.

In a separate incident, Jason Wesley, 26, of Herndon was arrested and charged with public intoxication and possession of marijuana on Sept. 12 at around 8:47 a.m. The arrest was made after a sheriff’s deputy saw the man walking in an unbalanced manner in a parking lot near the 46000 block of Community Plaza in Sterling. Wesley was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on an unsecured bond.

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Crime Roundup: Investigations on Recent Incidents Continue

Local police continue to investigate several recent incidents in the last several days, including the apparent double murder and suicide that happened in Herndon last week.

As we reported, police believe Noera Ayaz, a 42-year-old attorney, killed her sons and then turned the gun on herself. Funeral services for the three family members were held late last week.

The Fairfax County Police Department is also continuing to investigate an attempted malicious wounding that happened on September 5 on the 2400 block of Centreville Road. A man driving a car shot another man who was riding a bicycle with a gun. Police said the two men knew each and other had been fighting earlier before the incident occurred. No injuries were reported.

In a separate incident, local police are also seeking leads to help identify a man after a public exposure incident happened on the 1600 block of Hiddenbrook Road. The man exposed himself to two teenage girls, according to police.

The police department also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

2500 block of Centreville Road, wallet from location

9800 block of Georgetown Pike, backpack from vehicle

2100 block of Monaghan Drive, purse from vehicle

1800 block of Presidents Street, wallet from location

11800 block of Spectrum Center, laptop computer from business

2400 block of Centreville Road, stolen bicycle

11500 block of Leesburg Pike, beer from business

10700 block of Park Ridge Boulevard, laptop computers from business

13100 block of Parcher Avenue, cigarettes from business

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, keys from vehicle

11500 block of Leesburg Pike, beer from business

1900 block of Sagewood Lane, cash and keys from residence

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, merchandise from business

11800 block of Spectrum Center, laptop computers from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

The county’s deer management archery program also began late last week. Overseen by the local police department, in collaboration with the Fairfax County Park Authority and NOVA Parks, the archery program will take place in parks and other locations in the county. The program ends on February 23, 2019.

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Crime Roundup: 7-Eleven Robbery Investigation Continues

Local police are seeking the public’s help to identify two men suspected of robbing a gas station on August 28 at 1:10 a.m.

Police believe two African American men wearing masks entered the 7-Eleven on 2303 Soapstone Drive and stole tobacco products and cash at gunpoint. The men were described as average build, between 5’10” and 6′.

The Fairfax County Police Department also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, package from residence

10000 block of Carpers Farm Court, jewelry from residence

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, wallet from location

1800 block of Jonathan Way, watch from residence

1700 block of Wainwright Drive, clothing from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

1900 block of Villaridge Drive, 1992 Toyota Camry

Anyone with information about any 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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Crime Roundup: Arrests Made In Connection With Public Intoxication Incident

Local sheriff’s deputies were called to Ashburn on Sunday around 2 a.m. for a report about two unconscious women in the back of a car.

Rescue personnel treated the women, including Skylar Dowdy, 18, of Herndon. Dowdy and another man in the car, El H. Birame-Se, 21, of Leesburg, were arrested and charged with public intoxication, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

A third female involved in the incident, Summer Mirzian, 18, of Ashburn, was released on a summons for public intoxication and remained at the hospital for further treatment. The incident happened on the 43000 block of Burstall Court in Ashburn.

The Fairfax County Police Department reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

11600 block of Plaza America Drive, merchandise from business

2700 block of Robaleed Way, property from vehicle

11900 block of Winterhur Lane, keys from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

11700 block of Summer Chase Circle, 2000 Nissan Altima

In a separate incident, a Herndon resident was arrested on August 24 and charged with public intoxication. Local sheriff’s deputies saw Karol Rodriquez-Coto, 24, sitting on the side of Saulty Drive in Sterling at around 3:40 a.m. prior to the arrest.

The Herndon Police Department had no major crime incidents to report this week.

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Crime Roundup: Home Burglary Reported; No Major Incidents

No major incidents were reported by the Fairfax County Police Department this week.

Last Thursday (August 16), a burglary happened at the 1600 block of Apricot Court at 11 p.m. and the next day at 7 a.m. According to police, an unknown person entered the house through the garage door and took several personal items.

In a separate incident, a Reston resident was arrested and charged with grand theft auto on Saturday (August 18).

Omar Romero-Caceres, 37, was found by a deputy on patrol who spotted him with a vehicle taken from Fairfax County, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

FCPD also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

1700 block of Ascot Way, property from vehicle

2200 block of Astoria Circle, shoes from package

1600 block of Chimney House Road, earrings from residence

13300 block of Coppermine Road, tools from vehicle

1500 block of Deer Point Way, property from vehicle

2400 block of Fieldcreek Drive, tools from vehicle

9900 block of Georgetown Pike, beer from business

11600 block of Plaza America Drive, wallet from shopping cart

13300 block of Rowles Place, catalytic converter from vehicle

11900 block of Market Street, merchandise from business

12000 block of North Shore Drive, debit card from residence

11500 block of North Shore Drive, cash from vehicle

13300 block of Parcher Avenue, tools from vehicle

11600 block of Vantage Hill Road, credit card from vehicle

11400 block of Waterhaven Court, sunglasses from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

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Crime Roundup: Bicyclist Crashes into Car

A bicyclist crashed into a car while crossing the intersection of the Washington and Old Dominion Trail and Sunrise Valley Drive on Saturday.

According to the Fairfax County Police Department, the bicyclist did not stop before crossing the intersection and hit the side of a car around 5:55 p.m. The bicyclist did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

In a separate incident, a robbery happened today on the 2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza at around 5:20 a.m. Despite a helicopter-assisted search early this morning, the suspects were not caught. An investigation is ongoing.

FCPD also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

2200 block of Castle Rock Square, cash from vehicle

2400 block of Centreville Road, bag from location

2500 block of Centreville Road, beer from business

600 block of Deerfield Pond Court, property from residence

1800 block of Fountain Drive, cash from locker

11700 block of Great Owl Circle, property from vehicle

11800 block of Great Owl Circle, laptop from vehicle

12200 block of Laurel Glade Court, backpack from location

1800 block of Fountain Drive, merchandise from business

11900 block of Market Street, merchandise from business

11600 block of Old Brookville Court, laptop from vehicle

11600 block of Plaza America Drive, cell phone from location

11800 block of Spectrum Circle, merchandise from business

11600 block of Springhouse Place, property from vehicle

11800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, wallet from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, merchandise from business

1600 block of Waterhaven Drive, laptop from vehicle

11400 block of Waterhaven Court, property from vehicle

11400 block of Waterhaven Court, property from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

1500 block of Deer Point Way, 2015 Infiniti G35

As we reported late last week, the body of Xuanfang Zhou, 81, a missing man, was found at Runnymede Park on Friday. Police said there is no indication of criminal activity.

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Crime Roundup: Reston Man Arrested Twice in One Day

On July 28, a Reston resident was arrested in connection with a burglary on the 1400 block of Beaumeadow Court in Centreville. Chase Koon, 21, was arrested after police saw him attempt to enter the home through the front door.

Police responded to the scene when a resident called saying that someone was outside the home and was going to hurt their son. The suspect tried to get into the house by breaking windows and forcing the door open, according to Fairfax County Police Department. The homeowner was hit by the door when the man pushed it open, but was not injured.

Koon was arrested and charged with assault and battery, burglary with intent to assault, destruction of property, possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct.

Immediately after being released, police said Koon called police from a business on the 14000 block of Penrose Plaza and said he was going to harm employees there. Koon was arrested again and charged with disorderly conduct. He was then held without bond.

In other news, cash and items were taken during two separate incidents this week. A masked man came into the Sunoco on the 13000 block of Coppermine and demanded cash while holding a knife on July 24 at around 1:30 a.m. An undisclosed amount of money was taken.

Police described the suspect as a white man, between 25 and 30 years old and roughly six feet tall.

In a separate incident that happened sometime between July 20 and 23, someone entered a home on the 2500 block of Logan Wood Drive when the residents were out of town and took multiple electronic devices.

FCPD also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Bowman Towne Court, property from residence

10700 block of Leesburg Pike, cigarettes from business

11200 block of Leesburg Pike, merchandise from business

2100 block of Mager Drive, checks from residence

11600 block of Plaza America Drive, cash from business

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, cigarettes from business

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, property from residence

11600 block of Stoneview Square, documents from residence

1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza, bicycle from location

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

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Crime Roundup: String of Larcenies, No Major Incidents Reported

No major crime incidents were reported in the last week by local law enforcement agencies.

In one incident, a Reston resident was arrested for public intoxication on Saturday (July 21) at around 4 p.m.

Samuel Adjei, 50, was spotted near a car in a parking garage on the 45000 block of Vintage Park Plaza in Sterling.

The Fairfax County Police Department reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

10800 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, landscaping equipment from vehicle

11300 block of Baron Cameron Avenue, purse from vehicle

700 block of Bennet Street, copper from school

2900 block of Branleigh Park Court, jewelry from residence

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, wallet from residence

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, ring from residence

2400 block of Centreville Road, cash from business

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, merchandise from business

1400 block of North Point Village Center, merchandise from business

12300 block of Pinecrest Road, bag, wallet and credit cards from vehicle

1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza, bag from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

1500 block of Northgate Square, 2010 Honda Civic

1800 block of Wiehle Avenue, 2003 Toyota Land Cruiser

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Crime Roundup: Burglaries Reported at Two Businesses Over the Weekend

Cash was taken from two businesses over the weekend. On Saturday (July 14), an employee entered Ariake Restaurant (12184 State Route 4721) around 11:39 p.m. and discovered the door was unlocked and the cash register was missing.

At around 12:07 a.m. the next day, officers discovered a broke window on the storefront of Kung Fu Tea in Hunters Woods Plaza. The owner confirmed an undisclosed amount of cash was taken, along with a small cash box.

The Fairfax County Police Department also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

13300 block of Apgar Place, cell phone and sunglasses from vehicle

2400 block of Centreville Road, cell phone from business

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, liquor from business

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, liquor from business

11900 block of Democracy Drive, wallet from business

12000 block of Market Street, purse from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

Meanwhile. a bank robbery at BB&T in Herndon remains under investigation. No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

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Crime Roundup: Police Say Herndon Man Followed Girl into Public Bathroom

Local law enforcement officials believe a man followed a young girl into a women’s bathroom at a restaurant and attempted to kiss her.

Edward Nieves-Castro, 25, of Herndon, was arrested and charged with assault and battery. Sheriff’s deputies believe the incident occurred on around 11:30 p.m. on July 7 in the 200 block of Free Court in Sterling, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

The girl ran around the suspect and went to her table. Her mother filed a report about the incident.

The Fairfax Police Department also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

 2400 block of Founders Way, hard drive from residence

1800 block of Fountain Drive, wallet from business

11500 block of Hearthstone Court, cat from residence

 STOLEN VEHICLES:

 None reported

In a separate incident, Loudoun County sheriff’s deputies spotted a driver slumped over the steering wheel of a car near Tolbert Lane and Sycolin Road in Leesburg.

Anthry Milla Jr., 24, of Herndon, was arrested and charged with public intoxication. He was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on an unsecured bond.

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Crime Roundup: Arrests Made After Driver Hits Parked Car

Local law enforcement officials arrested three individuals, including a Reston resident, on June 29 after receiving a report that the car they were in hit another car in a parking lot.

The incident occurred on the 600 block of West Church Road in Sterling. Neema Rezaee, 22, of Reston, Kara Donaldson, 21, of Sterling, and James Dunford, 34, of Sterling were arrested, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

The three occupants in the car were charged with public intoxication and Rezaee and Dunford were released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on unsecured bonds. It is unclear who was driving the car.

Donaldson was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and was released on a summons.

LARCENIES:

1400 block of Cellar Creek Way, credit card from residence

2400 block of Centreville Road, purse from business

12300 block of Coleraine Court, tools from vehicle

11100 block of Georgetown Pike, property from business

11700 block of Great Owl Circle, jewelry from residence

2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, beverage from business

1300 block of Pellow Circle Trail, bicycle from residence

8700 block of Potomac Hills Street, wallet from vehicle

11800 block of Shaker Meadows Court, package from residence

2200 block of White Cornus Lane, tools from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

11000 block of Sunset Hills Road, 2001 Toyota Corolla

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Crime Roundup: Break-Ins Reported at Two Local Businesses

Local police continue to search for a man suspected of robbing a purse a woman and her five-year-old son as they walked home along a wooded path on June 11. The suspect was described as a 35-year-old black man with a mustache.

In a separate incident, a break-in was reported in a business on the 13200 block of Woodland Park Drive on June 14. An employee reported that someone entered the business through a window, but nothing was reported missing.

On the 45000 block of Dulles Eastern Plaza in Sterling on June 14, two Herndon residents were arrested for stealing items from a store. According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Jacquiline M. Genato Hermano, 29, and Romeo Petilla Jr., 38, were arrested.

Hermano was arrested and charged with grand larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny. Petilla was arrested and charged with grand larceny, embezzlement and conspiracy to commit larceny. Both were released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on an unsecured bond.

The Fairfax County Police Department also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

2200 block of Astoria Circle, money and credit card from car

12900 block of Highland Crossing Road, merchandise from business

1200 block of Hunter Mill Road, purse from car

11600 block of Lake Newport Road, purse from car

11200 block of Roger Bacon Drive, wallet from car

11800 block of Spectrum Center, merchandise from business

1500 block of Cameron Crescent Drive, registration stickers from car

1400 block of Lake Fairfax Drive, wallet from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

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Crime Roundup: Man Caught Relieving Himself On Car

Loudoun County’s sheriff’s deputies spotted a man relieving himself on a parked car in the 1700 block of Bridge View Court on Saturday (June 10) around 7:16 p.m.

Deputies arrested and charged Richard Quaye, 35, of Reston with driving under the influence and refusal of a breath test. Quaye was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a secured bond.

The Fairfax County Police Department reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, gun from vehicle

1800 block of Explorer Street, credit and debit cards from business

12300 block of Fan Shell Court, wallet from vehicle

9900 block of Georgetown Pike, merchandise from business

1800 block of Jonathan Way, laptop computer from residence

11300 block of Reston Station Boulevard, bicycles from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, sunglasses from business

12500 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, property from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

10300 block of Eclipse Lane, 2007 Jeep Wrangler

Local police have not yet provided an update the investigation of a fatal pedestrian accident that happened in late May.

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Crime Roundup: Herndon Man Arrested In Connection with Stabbing

A 20-year-old suspect was arrested in connection with a stabbing on May 31.

Fairfax County police charged Herndon resident Denis Alexander Castillo Hernandez with aggravated malicious assault. The victim was taken to Reston Hospital in life-threatening condition. The incident occurred on the 1300 block of Parcher Avenue, police said.

In a separate incident, Anthony Devine, 27, of Reston, was charged with driving under the influence, refusal to take a breath test and obstruction of justice. According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Devine was driving over the speed limit near Route 28 and Nokes Boulevard on June 2 around 2:41 a.m. He is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond.

FCPD reported the following incidents in the past week, including the theft of a sword from a home on the 2600 block of Barnside Court in Herndon:

LARCENIES:

13400 block of Coppermine Road, jewelry from residence

11800 block of Freedom Drive, jewelry from residence

11800 block of Freedom Drive, necklace from residence

1800 block of Jonathan Way, laptop computer from residence

12400 block of Marstan Moor Lane, bag and cash from vehicle

1400 block of Northgate Square, license plate from vehicle

2500 block of Polly Jefferson Way, property from residence

2300 block of Soapstone Drive, license plate from vehicle

11600 block of Stoneview Square, license plate from vehicle

2700 block of Viking Drive, property from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported.

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Crime Roundup: Police Investigate Homicide in Herndon

The Herndon Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened at the 400 block of Patrick Lane on Saturday (May 26).

Alexandro Alfaro Castillo, 40, of Herndon, was pronounced dead at the scene when police arrived around 10:15 a.m.

Police said Castillo sustained trauma to the upper body. Autopsy results will determine the exact cause of death, police said.

The Fairfax County Police Department’s Reston District Station also reported the following incidents:

Larcenies:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, earrings from residence

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, license plate from vehicle

2200 block of Centreville Road, credit card from vehicle

2300 block of Glade Bank Way, keys from residence

9800 block of Georgetown Pike, beer from business

1300 block of Shallow Ford Road, cash from vehicle

1300 block of Shallow Ford Road, wallet from vehicle

2300 block of Southgate Square, license plate from vehicle

12000 block of Town Square Street, merchandise from business

Stolen Vehicles: 

None

As we reported late last week, police arrested and charged Carlos Cherry, 38, for shooting what appeared to be a BB gun at the Reston District Station building. Cherry was previously arrested for punching a police officer earlier this year.

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