News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County.
BICYCLIST DECLINES TREATMENT AFTER BEING HIT BY VEHICLE IN VIENNA: A bicyclist who was traveling northbound on the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail on April 16 at 3:35 p.m. entered the crosswalk with Valley Drive, S.E., and was struck by a vehicle, Vienna police said.
Rescue personnel responded to the scene, but the bicyclist declined medical treatment.
WOMAN THREATENS EMPLOYEE STEALS FROM STORE AT MALL: A woman got into an argument with a store employee at Solei Kiosk in Tysons Corner Center on April 15 at 5:22 p.m., then threatened force and took property, Fairfax County police said.
No injuries were reported.
PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENT SAYS BANK CARD WAS USED AT VIENNA ABC STORE: A Pennsylvania resident told Vienna police that, on March 19, a care provider had stolen the resident’s bank card and begun making unauthorized purchases.
One of the purchases was made at the Virginia ABC store at 419 Maple Ave., E., police said.
VIENNA POLICE ARREST MARYLAND MAN ON OUTSTANDING WARRANT, TRAFFIC MATTERS: A Vienna police officer on April 16 at 10:27 p.m. observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Marshall Road Elementary School, 730 Marshall Road, S.W.
The driver allegedly provided false identity information to the officer, who identified him as wanted by Fairfax County police on a warrant charging failure to appear in court on a driving-while-intoxicated charge. The license plates displayed on the vehicle were fictitious as well, police said.
Police arrested the 47-year-old Bryantown, Md., man and took him to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, where authorities charged him with providing false identity to law enforcement, having fictitious license plates and driving without a license. Authorities also served him with the outstanding Fairfax County warrant.
VIENNA POLICE CITE DELIVERY DRIVER FOR NOISE VIOLATION: A Vienna police officer on April 16 at 11:03 p.m. responded to a complaint of a noise violation in the parking lot at Starbucks, 362 Maple Ave., E.
The officer observed a truck driver unloading a delivery in violation of the town’s noise ordinance, police said.
Police issued a summons to the 41-year-old Hyattsville, Md., man for the noise-ordinance violation and released him on his signature.
MAN STEALS BOTTLES OF PERFUME FROM VIENNA STORE: An employee at Walgreens, 225 Maple Ave., E., told police that on April 17 at 10:14 a.m. a man broke the locks on two cabinets at the perfume counter and stole several bottles of perfume from the shelves.
The man fled the store without paying for the merchandise, police said.
MAN BANNED FROM MICKEY D’S IN VIENNA: An employee at McDonald’s, 544 Maple Ave., W., on April 18 at 4:30 a.m. requested assistance from Vienna police regarding a man who was refusing to leave the premises.
When officers arrived, the man agreed to leave the restaurant. The employee requested that the man be banned from the restaurant.
The officer told the man he would be charged with trespassing if he returned to the property.
THIEF STEALS UNLOCKED VEHICLE WITH ENGINE RUNNING: A resident living in the 200 block of Cedar Lane, S.E., told Vienna police that, on April 20 between 8:10 and 8:25 a.m. someone had stolen the complainant’s vehicle, which had been left parked, unlocked and with its engine running outside of the person’s apartment for about 15 minutes.
LAPTOP COMPUTER STOLEN FROM VEHICLE AT VIENNA RESTAURANT: An employee at Anita’s New Mexico-Style Mexican Food, 521 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police that while her vehicle was parked in the parking lot on April 20 between 12:40 and 1:40 p.m., someone smashed a rear-passenger window and stole a laptop computer.
NECKLACE STOLEN FROM VIENNA HOME: A resident living in the 200 block of Yeonas Drive, S.W., told Vienna police that, sometime between March 3 and April 20, someone stole a necklace from his home.
THIEVES MAKE OFF WITH MORE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS: Vienna police recently investigated two more thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles, part of a recurring pattern in the past few months.
In one of the incidents, a resident living in the 100 block of Patrick Street, S.E., told police that, between April 2 and 15, someone stole the catalytic converter while it was parked on the roadway.
On April 15, an employee of a business at 359 Maple Ave., E., told police that while the victim was working on April 8 between 4 a.m. and noon, someone stole the catalytic converter from the complainant’s vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot.
The vehicles involved in the incidents were a 2000 Toyota 4Runner and a 2005 Toyota Prius. Older-model Priuses have been common targets for such thefts, police said.