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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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Crime Roundup: Man Assaults Firefighter in Reston Hospital Center’s Emergency Room

A Fairfax County firefighter was assaulted in the emergency room of Reston Hospital Center (1850 Town Center Parkway) on Saturday at 9:40 p.m.

Thomas Feeley, 25, of Reston, was charged with assault on a firefighter. Emergency personnel brought Feeley to the hospital because he was bleeding and stumbling around Reston Town Center.

Once he arrived at the hospital, police said he began fighting hospital staff and emergency personnel. He was charged after being released from the hospital, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

FCPD also reported the following incidents:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, cash and electronic devices from vehicle

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, bicycle from residence

12900 block of Centre Park Circle, tires from vehicle

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, laptop computer from vehicle

13100 block of Parcher Avenue, keys from vehicle

11600 block of Stoneview Square, jewelry from residence

1800 block of Town Center Parkway, cell phone from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

A 23-year-old Reston resident was caught sleeping in a stranger’s front yard on the 800 block of North Sterling Boulevard on Saturday around 1:14 a.m. Loudoun County sheriff’s deputies arrested and charged Julio Cabrera-Mercado with public intoxication.

On Friday, a 21-year-old Herndon resident was also arrested and charged with public intoxication. Police believe the man, Erick Portillo-Guevara, refused to leave a restaurant on the 2000 block of Minot Drive in Ashburn.

File photo via FCPD

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Crime Roundup: String of Minor Larcenies

The past week has been particularly quiet around the Reston area, with no major crimes or arrests reported.

Police in the Reston District reported the following minor incidents:

 

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, laptop computer from vehicle

11800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, wallet from business

1800 block of Sycamore Valley Drive, wallet from vehicle

11000 block of Becontree Lake Drive, laptop computer and purse from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

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: Police Catch ‘Suspicious’ Herndon Man In Woods

A 21-year-old Herndon resident was caught yelling racial slurs in front of a home on the 1500 block of Poplar Grove Drive Friday night.

Carrick Shannon was charged with destruction of property, disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice.

Local police responded to a report that a suspicious man was attempting to enter a home in the area around 9:57 p.m. on Friday.

When officers arrived, they saw Shannon standing outside the home. He was arrested after a foot pursuit in woods nearby the home.

Police said they also found security footage of Shannon yelling racial slurs in the security camera and damaging the camera.

In a separate incident, a burglary was reported at House of Mandarin (2303 Soapstone Drive) around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday. Staff of a neighboring business heard glass breaking next door.

A burglary was also reported at a local Exxon (12080 Glade Drive) on Thursday around 2:20 a.m.. Police believe someone broke into the business and stole cash.

The Fairfax County Police Department also reported the following incidents:

Larcenies:

1300 block of Blairstone Drive, packages from residence

1300 block of Browns Mill Court, laptop computer from vehicle

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, airbag from vehicle

11900 block of Market Street, wallet from business

1000 block of Pensive Lane, wallet from business

12000 block of Town Square Street, bicycles from business

1800 block of Town Center Parkway, wallet from business

1600 block of Waters Edge Lane, purse from vehicle

Stolen Vehicles:

2200 block of Chamblee Place, 2000 Toyota Corolla

Photo via FCPD

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Crime Roundup: Police Seek Help Finding Herndon Man Wanted for Abduction

The Fairfax County Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find a Herndon man wanted for two counts of abduction and the use of a firearm.

Police believe Osman Osman, 37, of Herndon, assaulted and temporarily abducted his wife and child on March 24 in Chantilly.

In a release, police said Osman is likely armed and dangerous. He is wanted for two counts of assault on a family member, a protective order violation and transporting a firearm while subject to a protective order.

FCPD said Osman is 5 feet and 11 inches tall, around 200 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes.  

Anyone with information should call 703-246-5393. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 if the information received leads to an arrest.

FCPD also reported the following incidents this week:

LARCENIES:

2400 block of Centreville Road, cell phone from business

11000 block of Democracy Drive, property from business

9800 block of Georgetown Pike, cash from business

11600 block of Gilman Lane, mail from residence

11400 block of Great Meadow Drive, credit card from residence

1900 block of Sagewood Lane, property from residence

Library Street/Bluemont Way, cash from vehicle

11900 block of Market Street, property from business

13000 block of Monterey Estates Drive, property from residence

North Shore Drive/Jonathan Way, airbags from vehicles

11700 block of Stratford House Place, airbags from vehicles

11800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, merchandise from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, merchandise from business

1800 block of Town Center Parkway, property from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported

Just before midnight on Saturday (March 31), Joaquin Ventura, 45, of Reston, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and driving without a license.

During foot patrol, deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ventura after determining he was driving a suspicious vehicle parked on the 22000 block of Enterprise Street in Sterling.

Ventura was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on an unsecured bond.

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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Crime Roundup: Armed Man Arrested for Punching Officer

An armed man was arrested on Thursday (March 22) after hitting  a police officer with his fist and spitting on him, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Police arrested Carlos Cherry, 37, at the intersection of Elm Tree Drive and Sycamore View Lane in the Herndon area around 4:15 p.m.. Police said Cherry appeared to be intoxicated. He was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, brandishing a firearm and intoxication in public.

In a separate incident on Friday (March 23) around noon, a resident found a window broken and items from inside a home on the 12000 block of Laurel Glade Court.

On Sunday, police pursued a wanted individual from Hampton on the 13100 block of Worldgate Drive. After a chase, the suspect, Warren Wendell Maxwell, 25, was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and resisting arrest.

In a separate incident on Sunday, Ricardo Sanchez was charged with strangulation and attempted sexual assault. The incident occurred on the 1200 block of Bicksler Court, according to the Herndon Police Department.

FCPD also reported the following incidents:

Larcenies:

12900 block of Centre Park Circle, airbags from vehicles

2400 block of Centreville Road, cash from business

1800 block of Fountain Drive, cash from residence

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, license plate from vehicle

2100 block of Mager Drive, license plate from vehicle

9300 block of Monalaine Court, property from residence

11800 block of Spectrum Center, beer from business.

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, merchandise from business

1800 block of Town Center Parkway, bag from business

Stolen vehicles:

13000 block of Park Crescent Circle, 1998 Honda Civic

Yesterday, we also reported that a Maryland man was killed over the weekend when he lost control over his car on Baron Cameron Avenue and hit a traffic signal pole. The cause of the incident remains under investigation. Alcohol was not a factor, police said.

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).

Photo via FCPD

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Crime Roundup: Herndon Man Charged with 10 Larceny-Related Counts

Flores Portillo, 18, of Herndon, was arrested on Sunday and charged in connection with a series of larcenies.

The Herndon Police Department arrested Portillo on the 500 block of Early Fall Court. He was charged with seven counts of felony larceny and three counts of misdemeanor larceny.

Police located him after they received a report from someone who had found property that was possibly stolen. Portillo is being held at the Fairfax Adult Detention Center without bond.

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

Larcenies:

2500 Centreville Road, bicycle from business

2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, money from business.

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, alcohol from business.

1800 block of Michael Faraday Court, electronics from building.

1400 block of Northgate Square, tools from vehicle

1400 block of North Point Village Center, merchandise from business.

1800 block of Presidents Street, passport and money from vehicle.

1300 block of Rock Chapel Road, jewelry from residence

13700 block of Sayward Boulevard, wallet from vehicle

11400 South Lakes Drive (South Lakes HS), cell phone from the school.

11800 block of Spectrum Center, merchandise from business

11700 block of Sunset Hills Road, money from business

Stolen Vehicles: 

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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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:

LARCENIES:

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

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

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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Crime Roundup: Lorton Teen Suspected of Reston Double Murder Taken to Detention Center

The 17-year-old Lorton teenager charged with murdering a Reston couple in late December is now being held at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center.

The unidentified suspect remained in the hospital after the Dec. 22 shooting, during which he shot and killed Scott Fricker and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker in their home on Black Fir Court. The teenager then turned the gun on himself, police said.

Over the last week, three burglaries at three homes kept local law enforcement busy.

The Fairfax County Police Department responded to a report about two home burglaries on Sunday. At around 5:30 p.m., several items were stolen from a house on the 12400 block of Margaret Thomas Lane.

A few hours later that same day, a burglary was reported on the 13200 block of Rolling Plains Court between 7 and 8:30 p.m. Money and property were taken, police said.

In a separate incident, police said someone entered a house on the 11700 Stratford House Place on Tuesday and stole a grey 2006 Honda Accord and other items. Police are investigating the incident, which took place between 7 a.m. and 7:15 p.m.

One robbery case was laid to rest by the Loudoun County’s Sheriff Office. In an announcement late last week, the office announced it arrested two teenagers  in connection with a robbery and attempted robbery in Sterling last month.

As we reported last week, Jordan McNally, 18, of Herndon, and an unidentified juvenile from Centreville were charged in connection with the incident.

LARCENIES:

2300 block of Bally Cairne Court, guitar from residence

1800 block of Fountain Drive, merchandise from business

11900 block of Freedom Drive, watch from vehicle

2500 block of John Milton Drive, merchandise from business

11700 block of Karbon Hill Court, bag from vehicle

1800 block of Oracle Way, copper wiring from building

13100 block of Parcher Avenue, beer from business

11200 block of Roger Bacon Drive, cash from business

11800 block of Spectrum Center, beer from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

12000 block of Trossack Road, 1969 MG MP

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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