Friday, May 17, 2013
Old police cruisers, paddy wagons, animal shelter visitors and more on display Saturday afternoon.
Fairfax County Police and several organizations will be showing off their "old school" police cruisers, paddy wagons and other vehicles from 1 - 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18. The "Touch a Truck" event will be at Chantilly Library, 4000 Stringfellow Road. The event will also include live music, visitors from the Fairfax County animal shelter, McGruff (the crime dog) and more.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The latest incident report for the Sully District Station, which includes Chantilly.
Sully District Station Larcenies: Stolen vehicles:
Monday, May 13, 2013
The latest incident reports from the Sully District Station, which includes parts of Chantilly.
Sully District Station Assault An apparently intoxicated, injured man tried to assault his rescuers, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. A police officer found the intoxicated man at 4:15 a.m. on May 11 on the intersection of Centreville Road and Machen Road in Centreville, according to police. Police said the man tried to assault the rescue personnel. Oscar Romer, 18, of Chantilly, was charged with being drunk in public and assault. Burglary Several items including a wallet were reported stolen from a home, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The incident took place at 4:55 p.m. on May 10 on the 5600 block of Thorndyke Court. Larcenies:
Saturday, May 11, 2013
It's time for this week's roundup of the region's wackiest news.
Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening in at least one of them. Here's a look back at some weird goings on over the past week. Weird Virginia/DC usually runs on Patch sites every Saturday. Everyone knows that Northern Virginia and DC traffic is notoriously bad. Add a sinkhole to the mix, and you've got problems. That's what happened in Reston this week when motorists on Lawyers Road near Steeplechase were detoured, as a 10-foot sinkhole showed itself. Fairfax Water and road crews patched the spot by the evening rush hour, and thankfully no one was injured by the giant hole in the road. We realize everybody hates traffic, but somebody out there also hates Mother's …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Students learned from police.
Nearly 100 Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy high school students competed Monday in a series of exercises designed to test their skills and capabilities for future careers in law enforcement. The event took place at the Academy, located at 14601 Lee Road in Chantilly. Students in the program, a unique collaboration between the Fairfax County Public Schools and the Police Department, showed off their skills Monday ina series of exercises:
Monday, May 6, 2013
The following incidents were reported to Fairfax County's Sully District Stations, which includes parts of Chantilly.
Sully District Station A 27-year-old Centreville man was charged with being drunk in public, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police were initially called at 8:10 p.m. on Saturday on the 6200 block of Multiplex Drive in Centreville for a report of a person brandishing a firearm. Police did not find a weapon when they got there. However, they arrested Amir Shukry and charged him with being drunk in public. Assault A 20-year-old man was sitting at a Centreville restaurant when an unknown man assaulted him, according to police. The incident was reported at 12:40 a.m. Sunday on the 14100 block of Saint Germain Drive. The attacker reportedly fled, and the victim did not report serious injuries. Larcenies:
Friday, May 3, 2013
Dulles International Airport will simulate a jetliner accident - complete with victims and fire - on Saturday.
If you see smoke and helicopters in the direction of Dulles International Airport on Saturday, don't be alarmed. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is conducting an emergency preparedness exercise from 8:30 a.m. to about noon. The drill will include a simulated aircraft accident that will test the airport’s emergency plan and provide hands-on training to airport and mutual aid emergency response personnel, an airport spokesman said. The drill will take place on a closed runway and will not affect normal airport operations. But it will include the following elements to simulate the realism of an actual emergency: * A widebody United Airlines jet aircraft on the runway * A trainer aircraft that will be lit on fire, producing …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The following incidents were reported to the Sully District Station, which includes portions of Chantilly
Sully District Station Traffic stop A 22-year-old Fairfax man was charged with speeding to elude, driving on a suspended license, and improperly mounted license plate. The Fairfax County Police Department reports that at 3 p.m. Wednesday on I-66 and Sully Road, police tried to pull over a motorcycle, but the motorcyclist sped away. A helicopter came into assist, and police arrested Eric Eberhardt in the incident. Larcenies:
Burglar was startled Tuesday morning after homeowner discovers him in his kitchen. Police make arrest, charge suspect with burglary and destruction of property.
(Editor's note: Patch is checking with FCPD on the time of the incident--morning or evening and will update as soon as we have the correct information.) A man attempting to escape a home he had broken into Tuesday morning ran through a glass door, shattering the glass, after the homeowner confronted him in the kitchen of the home. Fairfax County Police responded Tuesday morning, shortly before 9 a.m., to a home in the 11300 block of Aristotle Drive in Fairfax for a report that someone had broken in. Police broadcast a lookout by one of the officers, while additional officers responded to the area. Officers located and detained a person matching a description, who was acting in a suspicious manner, not far from the reported address. That …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The was invited to address the students as a guest lecturer at the well-known law enforcement training facility.
Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman on Tuesday spoke to students at the 253rd session of the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA, during the Contemporary Issues in Police/Media Relations class. During the talk, Chapman discussed high-profile cases that he worked while serving as a DEA special agent and compared them with some of the issues he faces as Loudoun’s sheriff. Loudoun does not have a countywide police department; the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office performs law enforcement activities in the county and sometimes assists the police departments in Leesburg and Purcellville. FBI Special Agent and academy instructor Richard J. Kolko invited Chapman to speak. Kolko, who has worked as an assignment editor and producer at CNN, also worked in the…