Crime

Crime Report: Man Arrested for Bike Theft on S. Maple

After a string of bicycle thefts in the City of Falls Church, with more than 12 stolen in the past month, police have arrested a man in connection with a bike theft from a garage on South Maple Avenue in Falls Church last Friday. The 19-year-old Falls Church man was arrested and charged with grand larceny related to the most recent August 8 theft but police have yet to determine if the incident has any relation to other bicycle thefts that have occurred at the garage over recent weeks.

In other F.C. crime report news, there were two reports of DUIs, a man was arrested for marijuana possession, an iPhone was stolen at Giant, a wallet was taken at Eden Center and a 52-year old man was arrested for shoplifting at CVS.

City of Falls Church Crime Report:  August 4 – 10, 2014

Driving Under the Influence, 200 block S. West St. On Aug.4, a male, 31, of Purcellville, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.

Narcotics Violation and Public Drunkenness, 300 block S. Maple Ave. On Aug. 5, a male, 45, of Alexandria, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Public Drunkenness.

Larceny from Building, 400 block S. Maple Ave. On Aug. 6, police were notified that a bicycle was stolen from a residential garage sometime after Aug. 3. Locks were cut in the process.

Larceny from Building, 929 W. Broad St. (Dancing Mind Yoga Studio) On Aug. 7, police were notified that a grill and table were stolen sometime in the evening of Aug. 5.

Larceny from Building, 6763 Wilson Blvd. #1 (Hoang Yen Travel) On Aug. 7, police were notified that a purse was stolen from the business.

Driving Under the Influence, 300 block W. Broad St. On Aug.8, police investigated a motor vehicle collision. One of the drivers, a male, 45, of the City of Falls Church, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.

Shoplifting, 134 W. Broad St. (CVS Pharmacy) On Aug. 8, a male, 52, of Washington, DC, was arrested for shoplifting merchandise.

Larceny from Building, 6757 Wilson Blvd. (Eden Center) On Aug. 8, police were notified that an unattended wallet was stolen.

Larceny from Building, 400 block S. Maple Ave. On Aug. 8, police received a report of a stolen bicycle from a residential garage. After an investigation from some leads, a male, 19, of Falls Church, was arrested for Grand Larceny.

Larceny from Building, 400 block S. Maple Ave. On Aug. 8, police received a report of a stolen bicycle from a residential garage.

Larceny from Building, 1230 W. Broad St. (Giant Foods) On Aug. 10, police were notified that an unattended iPhone was stolen