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FairfaxPublic-Safety Notes, 11-25-21 edition

Public-Safety Notes, 11-25-21 edition

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News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County.

FAIRFAX MAN DIES AFTER VEHICLE COLLISION IN McLEAN: A 65-year-old Fairfax man died Nov. 14 from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred at 11:37 p.m. Nov. 13 in McLean, Fairfax County police said.

The victim, Andre Newman, was the driver and sole occupant of a 2012 Nissan Sentra traveling east on Georgetown Pike. The driver of a 2019 Range Rover turned left in front of Newman’s vehicle while trying to access Langley Lane from westbound Georgetown Pike, which resulted in a sideswipe crash.

Newman’s vehicle then left the roadway and came to a stop in a ditch, police said. The driver of the Range Rover, along with three juvenile passengers, were not injured and remained at the scene.


Rescue personnel took Newman to a hospital for treatment. He remained in the hospital and succumbed to his injuries the next morning, police said.
Preliminarily, detectives from the police department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit do not believe that speed and alcohol were factors in the crash. The investigation remains active, and details of the investigation will be presented to the commonwealth’s attorney for review.

Police ask anyone with information about this crash to contact the Crash Reconstruction Unit at (703) 280-0543.

3 INJURED AS SEDAN, BOX TRUCK COLLIDE ON BELTWAY ON McLEAN: Virginia State Police on Nov. 17 at 10:37 a.m. responded to a two-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 495 at the exit ramp for the George Washington Parkway in McLean.

Investigators preliminarily think the accident occurred when a Toyota sedan was stopped partially in the right northbound travel lane and partially on the right shoulder. A box truck came upon the stopped vehicle and tried to change lanes to avoid the Toyota, but the Toyota suddenly pulled into the truck’s travel lane and the two vehicles collided, state police said.

Rescue personnel took the Toyota’s adult female driver and 6-year-old male passenger to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries described as serious but non-life-threatening. Rescue workers also transported an adult female passenger in the Toyota to the hospital, where she was treated for injuries described as life-threatening injuries.

The adult male driver of the box truck was not injured in the crash, which remains under investigation. The Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

VIENNA MAN ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGED DOMESTIC ASSAULT: Vienna police officers on Nov. 14 between 3:10 and 4:35 a.m. responded to a reported domestic assault on Patrick Street, S.E. A juvenile resident reported that an ongoing dispute escalated when her brother allegedly physically assaulted her.

Police arrested the 19-year-old Vienna man and took him to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, where authorities charged him with assault and battery of a family member and issued an emergency protective order against him.

Authorities held the suspect on a $1,000 secured bond.

VIENNA POLICE INVESTIGATE ALLEGED ASSAULT IN STORE’S PARKING LOT: A local resident told Vienna police on Nov. 14 at 2:10 a.m. that he allegedly had been assaulted by a teenager in the parking lot area at Wawa, 465 Maple Ave., W.

POLICE SEEKS SUSPECTS IN BREAK-IN AT VIENNA GUN SHOP: Vienna police officers responding Nov. 13 between 1:25 and 1:41 a.m. to the report of an alarm at Vienna Arsenal, 386 Maple Ave., E, found a broken glass door.

It appeared that someone had made entry into the storefront, police said.

Vienna police requested assistance from the Fairfax County Police Department’s K-9 and helicopter units, which searched the area for the people involved.
Police still are investigating the case, but have not determined yet whether the suspects stole anything.

BURGLARS BREAK INTO MULTIPLE GAS STATIONS ON SAME NIGHT IN TYSONS, McLEAN: Burglars kept Fairfax County police busy during the early morning hours of Nov. 18 with break-ins at four service stations in Tysons and McLean.

• At 1:30 a.m., someone forced entry into the Mobil station at 1955 Chain Bridge Road and took merchandise.

• At 1:40 a.m., someone broke into the Exxon station at 8124 Old Dominion Drive in McLean and took merchandise.

• At 1:58 a.m., someone forced entry into the Shell station at 2084 Chain Bridge Road in Tysons, but did not take any merchandise.

• At 2:30 a.m., someone forced entry into the Sunoco station at 8121 Old Dominion Drive in McLean and took merchandise.

SUSPECTS STEAL FOOD, ALCOHOL FROM VIENNA STORE: An employee at Vienna Mart, 200 Maple Ave., E, told Vienna police on Nov. 6 at 8:20 p.m. that two women, possibly juveniles, had entered the store and stolen several food items and alcoholic beverages.

SUSPECTS STEAL CASES OF BEER FROM VIENNA CONVENIENCE STORE: An employee at 7-Eleven, 537 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on Nov. 13 at 10:59 p.m. that a group of people had entered the store and stolen several cases of beer.

VIENNA POLICE SEARCH FOR MAN WHO BEHAVED ERRATICALLY AT SALON: An employee of a salon at 130 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on Nov. 18 at 7:18 p.m. that a man had attempted to get into the business after employees had locked its doors.

The man was acting disorderly, making threatening motions with his hands and filming the people inside the business, the complainant said.

Officers searched the area but did not locate the individual.

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