Crime

Crime Report: More Graffiti & More Thefts Including Stolen Car on W. Broad

There was a string of thefts in Falls Church last week, including a stolen car, according to the latest City of Falls Church Crime Report.

In addition to a Toyota Avalon stolen from the 1100 block of West Broad Street on Saturday, Oct. 4, police report a license plate was taken from a car on Hillwood, a dolly was stolen from the U-Haul on West Broad, wallets were taken from both Giant Food and a car at Planet Fitness and personal items were stolen from Stratford Motor Lodge. A 58-year old Falls Church woman was also arrested for shoplifting from the ABC Store on West Broad Street.

In addition to the thefts, there were also two more incidents of graffiti: one on a Park Ave. stop sign and another on a traffic sign on Cherry St.

City of F.C. Crime Report: September 29 – October 5, 2014

Graffiti, 700 block Park Ave. On Sep. 29, graffiti were found on a traffic sign.

Larceny from Motor Vehicle, 100 block Hillwood Ave. On Sep. 30, a license plate was stolen from a parked vehicle.

Larceny of Motor Vehicle Parts, 1107 W. Broad St. (U-Haul) On Sep. 30, a dolly was reported stolen from the premises.

Public Drunkenness, 1200 W. Broad St. (Citgo Gas) On Sep.30, a female, 58, of Falls Church, was arrested for Public Drunkenness.

Larceny from Building, 1230 W. Broad St. (Giant Foods) On Sep. 30, a wallet was reported stolen.

Larceny from Motor Vehicle, 6763-R Wilson Blvd. (Planet Fitness) On Sep. 30, a wallet was stolen from the victim’s vehicle.

Shoplifting, 1212 W. Broad St. (Virginia ABC Store) On Sep. 30, a female, 58, of Falls Church, was arrested for Petit Larceny.

Larceny from Building, 300 W. Broad St. (Stratford Motor Lodge) On Oct. 2, various personal items were reported stolen.

Graffiti, 200 block S. Cherry St. On Oct. 1, graffiti were found on a traffic sign.

Smoking In a Non-Designated Area 6757 Wilson Blvd. #17 (Hoa Vien Quan Karakoke) On Oct. 2, a male, 40, of Springfield, was cited for Smoking In a Non-Designated.

Stolen Vehicle, 1100 block W. Broad St. On Oct. 4, a black Toyota Avalon was reported stolen.

Driving Under the Influence, Drinking While Driving, and Public Drunkenness, 500 block S. Washington St. On Oct. 4, an officer conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation. The driver, a male, 29, of Falls Church, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Drinking While Driving. The passenger, a female, 24, of Falls Church, was arrested for Public Drunkenness.