Crime

Crime Report: Peeping at Merrill House

A person was seen peeping into the ground floor windows of a Falls Church apartment building last Thursday night, according to the latest City crime report released Tuesday.

Police responded to the complaint at Merrill House around 8 p.m. on Nov. 1 and found a window screen disturbed. After canvassing the area, they were unable to located the suspect described as a man, about 5 ft. 10 in. tall with a skinny build and wearing light-colored clothing.

There were several alcohol and drug-related incidents last week including two DUIs, public drunkenness at Diva Lounge, Oakwood Apartments and H20 Cafe, three narcotics violations and one liquor law violation.

In other crime, there were two larcenies including a bike stolen from the porch of a house on Lawton St. and someone smashed the windows of a car parked at 24 Hour Fitness and took items from inside the vehicle.

 

City of Falls Church Crime Report: October 26 – November 4, 2018

Drive While Intoxicated, 6600 blk Wilson Blvd, Oct 29, 1:43 AM, police stopped a vehicle for traffic and equipment violations. A male, 28, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence, Unreasonable Refusal of Breath Test, and Driving While Suspended.

Threats in Person, 200 blk W Broad St, Oct 29, 4:00 AM, police responded to a complaint of a verbal dispute. All parties were identified and interviewed. Investigation continues.

Narcotics Violation, 6900 blk Fairfax Dr, Oct 29, 4:48 PM, police stopped a vehicle for equipment violations. A male, 33, of Falls Church was issued summonses for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Hit and Run, 301 W Broad St (West Broad Apartments parking garage), between 9:00 PM on Oct 28 and 7:45 AM on Oct 29, a black Ford was struck by an unknown vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.

Assault, 1051 E Broad St (Koons Ford), Oct 30, 4:01 PM, police were notified of an assault which had occurred earlier. Following an investigation, Michael Yannello, 28, of Winchester, VA was arrested for Felony Assault.

Hit and Run, 100 blk Haycock Rd, Oct 29, 8:20 PM, a taxi failed to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk, ran over their foot, and failed to stop at the scene. The suspect driver is described as a light-skinned male with a beard. Investigation continues.

Drunkenness, 6763-R3 Wilson Blvd (Diva Lounge), Oct 31, 3:07 AM, officers responded for a complaint of an intoxicated subject on the premises. Police arrested a male, 29, of no fixed address, for Drunk in Public.

Drunkenness, 500 blk Roosevelt Blvd (Oakwood Apartments), Oct 31, 10:48 AM, officers responded for a complaint of an intoxicated subject on the premises. Following an investigation, police arrested a male, 49, of Falls Church for Drunk in Public.

Hit and Run, 201 N Washington St (Kaiser Permanente parking garage), Oct 30, 12:15 PM, a gray Toyota was struck by an unknown vehicle that failed to stop at the scene.

Trespass/Peeping, 210 E Fairfax St (Merrill House), Nov 1, 8:09 PM, police responded for a complaint of an unknown subject peeping into ground floor windows. Upon investigation, a window screen was found to have been disturbed. Police canvassed the area for the suspect with negative results. The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5’10” tall, with a skinny build, wearing light-colored clothing. Investigation continues.

Unauthorized Use of Vehicle, 624 S Washington St (Atlantic Auto Repair), Nov 2, 2:32 AM, suspect(s) unknown removed a vehicle that had been left for service at the business. The vehicle was later recovered. Investigation continues.

Destruction of Property, 301 W Broad St (West Broad Apartments), Nov 2, 10:50 AM, unknown suspect(s) cut and removed the lock from an exterior fence.

Drunkenness, 6757-15 Wilson Blvd (H2O Cafe), Nov 2, 8:26 AM, officers responded for a complaint of an intoxicated subject on the premises. Police arrested a male, 48, of Woodbridge, VA for Drunk in Public.

Liquor Law Violation, 7100 blk Leesburg Pike, Nov 3, 7:23 AM, police stopped a vehicle for equipment violations. A male, 25, of Arlington, VA was issued a summons for Possession of Open Container.

Larceny from Vehicle, 1000 E Broad St (24 Hour Fitness parking lot), between 4:45 PM and 7:00 PM on Nov 3, suspect(s) unknown smashed the window on a gray Honda and removed items from inside the vehicle. Investigation continues.

Hit and Run, 134 W Broad St (CVS parking lot), between 9:00 AM and 7:27 PM on Nov 3, a gray Honda was struck by an unknown vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.

Narcotics Violation, 300 blk S Washington St, Nov 4, 9:26 AM, police stopped a vehicle for equipment violations. A male, 22, of Falls Church was issued summonses for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Larceny – Theft from Building, 200 blk Lawton St, between 8:00 AM on Oct 31 and 3:52 PM on Nov 4, an unknown suspect took a bicycle from the front porch of a residence.

Narcotics Violation/Drive While Revoked, 1000 blk Madison Lane, Nov 4, 9:25 PM, police stopped a vehicle for equipment violations. A male, 57, of no fixed address was issued a summons for Drive after License Revoked (DUI related). A female, 54, of no fixed address was issued a summons for Possession of a Controlled Substance.