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Tussle over trees leads to altercation among 74-year-olds

A 74-year-old Vienna woman faces a simple-assault charge following an incident with a neighbor that occurred in late May. Vienna police first became aware of the situation on May 26, when a resident living in the 1100 block of Moorefield...

Police: Woman banned from Vienna restaurant after disrupting customers

Vienna police officers responded June 12 at 9:40 p.m. to the report of a woman who was disrupting customers at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., E. An employee banned the woman from the restaurant and police advised her that she...

Man charged with public drunkenness in Vienna park

A Vienna police officer went to the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave., E., on June 14 at 6:21 p.m. after police received a report of a man harassing a group of young women. Upon interacting with the man, the...

Phone scammer tricks employee in Vienna with gift-card ploy

A juvenile employee at Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard, 116 Church St., N.W., on June 6 at 8:12 p.m. received a phone call at the restaurant from someone claiming to be an investigator with the Virginia State Police,...

Public-Safety Notes, 6/17/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week. VIENNA TOWNHOUSE FIRE DISPLACES TWO OCCUPANTS: The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department on June 9 at 12:12 p.m. dispatched units to a reported townhouse fire in the 400 block...

Police: Vienna shooting victim dies

A 21-year-old man who was found shot in the head June 10 at an apartment in the 100 block of Patrick Street, S.E., died on June 14, Vienna police said. Vienna police officers in the early morning hours of June...

Vienna Volunteer Fire Department launches new fund-raiser

The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department has announced a new event – “Vienna Firefly Chase” – to raise funds and build community spirit. The event will take place “virtually” from June 21 to 27, and will include 5K run/walks, a 1-mile...

Plumber’s blowtorch likely cause of Vienna townhouse fire

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department on June 9 at 12:12 p.m. dispatched units to a reported townhouse fire in the 400 block of Council Drive, N.E., in Vienna. Units arrived on the scene of a two-story, middle-unit townhouse...

Wrong-way driver leads police from Fairfax into Arlington

Virginia State Police on June 11 around 10:36 a.m. began receiving calls about a red sedan traveling north in the southbound Express Lanes of Interstate 495 near Exit 51 (Gallows Road). As state police were responding, the vehicle took I-66...

Shooting in Vienna leaves victim gravely wounded

Vienna police in the early morning hours of June 10 dispatched officers to an incident in the 100 block of Patrick Street, S.E. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a male victim inside an apartment was suffering from a gunshot...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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