Reston Crime Reports

Reston Crime Reports

Notable incidents from Dec. 5-11.

Unlawful Entry: 1900 block of Crescent Park Drive. Dec. 9, 1:30 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the residence and apparently used a downstairs restroom. Nothing was taken.

Possession Of Marijuana/Use of Force: 1500 block of North Village Road. Dec. 8, 10:57 p.m. An officer made a traffic stop for an expired license plate and no state inspection. As the officer approached the car on foot, she detected a strong smell of burning marijuana. She asked the driver to step out of the vehicle and when he did, the driver locked the door and put the car keys in his pocket and became uncooperative and belligerent with the officer. Backup officers arrived and attempted to take the suspect into custody for obstruction of justice, but he physically resisted. One officer deployed the (ECW) Electronic Control Weapon in “Drive Stun” mode to gain compliance. The suspect was then arrested without further incident. There were no injuries. The vehicle was searched and suspected marijuana and cocaine was seized from the vehicle and from the suspect’s person. The suspect, a 27-year-old Reston man, was transported to the Adult Detention Center and charged with obstruction of justice, possession of marijuana, and possessing a chemical unlawfully received.

Larceny/foot Pursuit/Use of Force: 12100 block of Sunset Hills Rd. Dec. 9, 12:12 a.m. Officers responded to the Target Store in Reston for the report of two intoxicated subjects inside the store after closing. Both subjects were walking out of the store as officers arrived. Store employees advised that the suspects had left the store with merchandise they had not paid for. Officers gave commands to the suspects to stop, but they disregarded those commands and fled across the parking lot, into a wooded area adjacent to the store. Officers gave chase and apprehended one suspect without incident. The second suspect again failed to obey lawful commands from the officers and the (ECW) Electronic Control Weapon was deployed; resulting in compliance by the second suspect. One suspect was charged with grand larceny and being drunk in public and the other -- both from Reston -- with petit larceny and being drunk in public. There were no injuries to the officers or to the arrestees.

Fugitives Arrested and Charged After Neighborhood Chase. Police charged two fugitives from Manassas -- a man, 26, and a woman, 26 -- who were wanted for outstanding charges in neighboring jurisdictions. They were charged with six felony charges, including grand larceny, providing false information to police, three felony drug charges, and possession of marijuana after they were apprehended on Tuesday, Dec. 8 shortly after 7 a.m. Initially, police were called for a report of someone breaking into a vehicle around 5:19 a.m. in the 9700 block of Thompson Run Court near Pinstripe Court. Responding officers saw the person flee and began an investigation. A man was seen running in the neighborhood; K-9 officers and the helicopter were summoned to the scene to assist with the search. After a short foot chase in the neighborhood, the two were apprehended and taken into custody. The subsequent investigation revealed that the people were both wanted in Prince William County and Loudoun County.

Armed Robbery: Glade Drive/Freetown Court. Dec. 5, 5:30 a.m. A 24-year-old man was walking along Glade Drive when a gray SUV pulled up next to him. A male passenger got out of the SUV, pushed the victim to the ground, produced a handgun and demanded money. The victim handed over his wallet containing an undisclosed amount of cash and credit cards. The suspect got back into the SUV which then fled west on Glade Drive. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as a black male, 30 to 35 years old, wearing dark clothing.

Unlawful Entry/Arrest: 12700 block of Kinsley Place. Dec. 6, 9:09 p.m. A neighbor called to report that the owners had moved out three weeks prior and he has since observed an unknown subject hanging around the neighborhood in the mornings and evenings. Several days ago he observed the subject exiting the vacant house and called DPSC (Department of Public Safety Communications) when he observed a light on in the residence. Responding officers located an unsecure door and announced their presence. A male answered from a second floor location, but refused to come downstairs. Officers made their way up the stairs and located the man in a bathroom. He refused all commands, advising the officers they would have to kill him. The ECW (Electronic Control Weapon) was deployed with no effect but officers were still able to take the man into custody without incident. Investigation revealed that the subject is homeless and had been squatting in the vacant residence. The owners of the residence responded and advised nothing in the home was missing. A 37-year-old man, of no fixed address, was charged with Unlawful Entry. He did not require medical attention.

Stolen Vehicles

2200 block of Sanibel Drive, 2012 Nissan Quest


11700 block of Sunset Hill Road, property from vehicle

12400 block of Yellow Tavern Road, jewelry from residence

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, merchandise stolen from business

11900 block of Market Street, merchandise from business

1700 block of Business Center Drive, property from vehicle

10400 block of Dunn Meadow Rd, cash and property from vehicle

1700 block of Fountain Dr., cash from business

2500 block of John Milton Dr., Liquor from business