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by RestonNow.com April 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm 4 Comments

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

by RestonNow.com April 3, 2018 at 2:30 pm 3 Comments

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).

by Fatimah Waseem March 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm 6 Comments

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

by Fatimah Waseem March 6, 2018 at 1:30 pm 4 Comments

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).

by Fatimah Waseem January 30, 2018 at 12:30 pm 2 Comments

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).

by Fatimah Waseem January 23, 2018 at 1:30 pm 5 Comments

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).

by Fatimah Waseem January 19, 2018 at 11:45 am 24 Comments

The Herndon Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify a man involved in an indecent exposure incident.

At around 4:15 p.m. yesterday, a girl walked past a silver Toyota Scion as she got off the school bus at the intersection of Crest Drive and Old Hunt Way.

The man in the car asked her for directions. When she came close to the car, she realized he had no pants on and was exposing himself.

The suspect was described as a white male between 20 and 25 years old with a long beard. He was wearing only a gray hooded sweatshirt.

If you have any information or were in the area at that time, contact Detective Jeffrey Lange at 703-435-6846 or [email protected].

Photos via Herndon Police Department

by Fatimah Waseem January 9, 2018 at 1:30 pm 2 Comments

Several items were taken from a business on the 10100 block of Colvin Run Road on Wednesday, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Police believe the business was broken into around 4:15 a.m.

In a separate incident last week, Reston Now readers reported police activity near Great Owl Circle late last week, including a white evidence collection van and several unmarked police cars.

Detectives were in the area on Friday for an ongoing investigation. There was no threat to public safety, according to a spokesperson for the police department.

As we reported yesterday, police are investigating an incident where a 15-year-old boy reported being filmed while using the bathroom at Red Robin in Fair Lakes Shopping Center.

Charges are pending against a 17-year-old Herndon boy, who police believe works at the restaurant.

LARCENIES: 

1600 block of Autumn Wood Drive, laptop computer from vehicle

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, cell phones from residence

2400 block of Clover Field Circle, property from residence

1800 block of Cold Creek Court, passport and jewelry from residence

13100 block of Fox Hunt Lane, laptop computer from residence

1800 block of Oracle Way, wallet from construction site

11800 block of Spectrum Center, beer from business

1800 block of Town Center Parkway, property from business

1500 block of Youngs Point Place, watch from residence

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).

by Fatimah Waseem December 27, 2017 at 2:45 pm 3 Comments

The murder of a Reston couple on Friday rocked the local community and sent nationwide reverberations. Other crime reports continued to come in over the holiday weekend.

A 21-year-old was charged with driving under the influence around 1:20 a.m. today. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested Billan Waberi, a Herndon resident, along Route 28 in Sterling after receiving a report of a driver losing control of a car and striking a highway barrier.

FCPD’s Reston District Station also reported the following crimes in recent days:

LARCENIES: 

12900 block of Centre Park Circle, package from front door

11200 block of Chestnut Grove Square, cell phone from vehicle

11200 block of Chestnut Grove Square, property from vehicle

2200 block of Gunsmith Square, coat from vehicle

12300 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, copper from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, purse from vehicle

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, purse from business

11900 block of Market Street, cell phones from business

11900 block of Market Street, cell phones from business

11400 block of Washington Plaza West, cash from business

2300 block of Woodland Crossing Drive, purse from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported.

Herndon’s police department did not report any major incidents in recent days.

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).

by Fatimah Waseem December 19, 2017 at 11:30 am 1 Comment

Animal protection police officers are looking for the owner of an abused dog found last week in the area of Chatham Colony Court and Moorings Drive.

Police said the dog was “barely recognizable” and had nearly two pounds of matted hair covering is face and body. One of the dog’s eyes was visible and the other was infected and may not be functional. Anyone who recognizes this dog or knows where its owner lives is asked to contact the Animal Services Division at 703-691-2131.

Local law enforcement also arrested a man who refused to leave a restaurant on the 46000 block of Community Plaza on Saturday. Deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Fabian Gutierrez-Rodriguez, a 28-year-old Reston resident with public intoxication, police said.

On Sunday, sheriff’s deputies arrested Cristopher Duarte-Alvarado, a 21-year-old Herndon resident, in connection with an incident involving property damage. Duarte-Alvarado was located by the Town of Herndon Police Department on Old Ox Road and was transported to a local hospital. He was then charged with driving under the influence, driving on a suspended driver’s license, and hit and run. He was released on a summons for the charges.

The same day, sheriff’s deputies arrested Ekoue Doe-Bruce, a 43-year-old Herndon resident. He was charged with driving under the influence and is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

Other reports from the Reston District over the past week included:

LARCENIES:

12000 block of Cheviot Drive, package from residence

11400 block of Cypress Point Court, tools from vehicle

1800 block of Explorer Street, bag from business

11900 block of Freedom Drive, coat from business

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, liquor from business

11500 block of Leesburg Pike, beer from business

2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, merchandise from business

11600 block of Stoneview Square, cell phone from school

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, property from residence

1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza, equipment from construction site

11900 block of Winter Thur Lane, cell phone from residence

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

None reported.

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

by RestonNow.com November 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm 6 Comments

On Friday at around 8:18 a.m., the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report about an ongoing larceny at a store on the 46200 block of Potomac Run Plaza.

Cristian Hernandez-Mejia, a 32-year-old resident of Herndon, was charged with grand larceny after police caught him as he attempted to flee by foot to a nearby hotel. He is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.

On Wednesday, Fairfax County Police Department’s Reston District Station also reported a burglary on the 12900 block of Park Crescent Circle. Someone entered the residence at around 8:30 a.m. and stole electronics, according to the report.

Meanwhile, in Fairfax County, FCPD’s Reston District Station reported the following crimes in the past week:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, wallet from vehicle

1500 block of Church Hill Place, documents from residence

11800 block of Freedom Drive, cell phone from building

9800 block of Georgetown Pike, liquor from business

1700 block of Port Plaza, parts from vehicle

11800 block of Sunset Hills Road, wallet from vehicle

12700 block of Thunder Chase Drive, purse from vehicle

1600 block of Reston Parkway, property from business

900 block of Walker Road, property from construction site

11900 block of Winterthur Lane, purse from business

STOLEN VEHICLES:

None reported.

As we reported earlier in the day, Fairfax County Police are investigating the stabbing of a male juvenile on Friday in the Hunters Woods Plaza. The victim is recovering from the non-life threatening injury.

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).

Herndon Police Department’s weekly press report has not yet been released. This story will be updated. 

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by RestonNow.com November 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm 7 Comments

Police from the Reston District are seeking to file charges of unlawful entry for two teens who were caught breaking into Herndon High School over the weekend.

According to the police report, two students were caught inside the school at 2:40 a.m. on Sunday morning. Police said there appears to have been no property stolen or damaged in the incident.

In other local news, it appears to have been a relatively quiet Halloween in the Reston area. No major incidents have been reported; only a few larcenies, and no stolen vehicles.

LARCENIES:

1700 block of Business Center Drive, purse from vehicle

2400 block of Centreville Road, bicycle from business

10299 block of Colvin Run Road, property from residence

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).

by Fatimah Waseem October 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

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:

LARCENIES

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

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).

by Andrea Swalec October 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm 6 Comments

Range Rover (Photo via Flickr/David Guo) A 1999 Range Rover was reported missing from Reston Town Center, Fairfax County Police said.

The vehicle was last seen on the 1800 block of Discovery Street, according to the FCPD’s police blotter for Oct. 9. Additional information on how the car was taken from near the Hyatt Regency Reston and Panera Bread was not immediately available.

In other crime news from Reston District Station through Monday, Oct. 13:

LARCENIES

  • 2300 block of Soapstone Drive, merchandise stolen from a business
  • 800 block of Constellation Drive, tools stolen from a business
  • 11600 block of Stoneview Square, cash and property stolen from a home

STOLEN VEHICLE: 13200 block of Keach Place, a 2004 Cadillac was stolen

by Andrea Swalec October 7, 2014 at 6:40 pm 1,142 2 Comments

Fairfax County Police A man walking near the entrance of Hidden Creek County Club was attacked and robbed in broad daylight Thursday.

The victim was approached from behind at North Shore and Wainwright drives by two teen boys at about 5:45 p.m., Fairfax County Police said. One of the teens punched the man and stole property from him. The victim did not suffer serious injuries, police said.

In other crime news from Reston District Station through Monday, Oct. 6:

INDECENT EXPOSURE: A woman was walking on the sidewalk of the 2500 block of Cornelia Road on Sept. 30 when a man exposed himself. The suspect is in his 20s and stands about 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7.

BURGLARIES

  • 1100 block of Round Pebble Lane, Oct. 4. Someone entered a home and took cash from a vehicle in a garage
  • 2400 block of Founders Way, Sept. 22. Someone entered and stole from a home.

LARCENIES

  • 2800 block of Rolling Fork Circle, cash stolen from a home
  • 11400 block of Orchard Lane, property stolen from a home
  • 10500 block of Wynfield Woods Drive, property stolen from a home
  • 900 block of Locust Street, purse stolen from a vehicle, near the American Chinese School in Herndon
  • 13200 block of Coppermill Drive, purse stolen from a vehicle
  • 11700 block of Newbridge Court, license plate stolen from a vehicle
  • 11900 block of Market Street, property stolen from a business in Reston Town Center Plaza
  • 2300 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, merchandise stolen from a business in Hunters Woods Plaza
  • 11700 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, cash stolen from a business
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