Additional Residential Burglaries Reported in Three Police Districts

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News release from the Fairfax County Police Department

McLean, Reston, and Fair Oaks Districts – Detectives continue to ask for the public’s help in solving numerous residential burglaries in the McLean, Reston, and Fair Oaks police districts. In addition to the 13 addresses we released in December, detectives are also looking at ten other cases that may be related.  Below is a list of the additional cases being investigated:

  • 8400 block of Reflection Lane, Vienna
  • 8200 block of Falstaff Road, McLean
  • 4800 block of Muddler Way, Fairfax
  • 12500 block of Cerromar Place, Fairfax
  • 1300 block of Earnestine Street, McLean
  • 1400 block of Woodhurst Boulevard, McLean
  • 7800 block of Loughran Road, McLean
  • 9700 block of Middleton Ridge Road, Vienna
  • 10000 block of Park Royal Drive, Great Falls
  • 1600 block of Admirals Hill Court, Vienna

After the initial burglaries were reported near the end of 2018, officers and detectives increased proactive patrols, met with community members, and continue to remain vigilant in identifying the suspects involved. It is believed that the crimes are committed by a group of professional individuals, mainly targeting victims of Asian or Middle Eastern descent. In many of the cases, detectives found entry was made through the rear door of the victims’ homes. The burglaries occurred primarily in the late afternoon and evening hours. Total losses are in excess of a million dollars.

Anyone with information regarding this recent string of incidents is asked to call the McLean District Station at 703-556-7750, the Reston District Station at 703-478-0904, or the Fair Oaks District Station at 703-591-0966. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.

For ongoing updates, please read our blog and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @FairfaxCountyPD.

(original release date: December 27, 2018)

Home Security Reminders After Numerous Burglaries Reported in Three Police Districts

McLean, Reston, and Fair Oaks Districts – Detectives are asking for your help in solving at least 13 residential burglaries that have occurred in the McLean, Reston, and Fair Oaks police districts. The below burglaries have occurred over the last two months:

  • 5200 block of Knight Arch Circle, Fairfax
  • 11800 block of Robertson Farm Circle, Fairfax
  • 11800 block of Robertson Farm Circle, Fairfax
  • 11800 block of Robertson Farm Circle, Fairfax
  • 4800 block of Annamohr Drive, Fairfax
  • 11300 block of Andrew Lane, Fairfax
  • 11300 block of Andrew Lane, Fairfax
  • 1100 block of Mountain Hope Court, Great Falls
  • 200 block of Golden Woods Court, Great Falls
  • 1100 block of Lees Meadow Court, Great Falls
  • 1200 block of Raymond Avenue, McLean
  • 3500 block of Saint Augustin Lane, Oakton
  • 9600 block of Maymont Drive, Vienna

The burglaries have primarily been during the early afternoon and evening hours. The majority of victims have been of Asian or Middle Eastern descent. Detectives are investigating whether all of these incidents are connected and whether other burglaries from across Fairfax County are related. We are also working alongside the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Manassas City Police Department who are investigating similar cases. Please be on the lookout for suspicious people, cars and noises. Do not hesitate to call our non-emergency number, 703-691-2131, to report suspicious activity or 911 for an emergency.

The following are crime prevention tips that we recommend:

  • Keep all doors and windows closed and locked.
  • Secure sliding glass doors by placing a metal rod or a wooden dowel rod in the track.
  • Lock the door to an attached garage.
  • Make your residence appear occupied, even when no one is home, to help deter criminals.
  • Keep the perimeter of your home well lit.
  • Have a trusted neighbor collect mail and newspapers while you are away.
  • Keep landscaping trimmed away from entrances and walkways.
  • Organize or join a Neighborhood Watch program.
  • Get a free home security check from a Crime Prevention Officer.
  • Keep an inventory of your property.
  • Store ladders, tools and any other outside objects in a locked shed or garage.
  • Make sure the home’s address is visible for police, firemen and paramedics.

Anyone with information regarding this recent string of incidents is asked to call the McLean District Station at 703-556-7750, the Reston District Station at 703-478-0904, or the Fair Oaks District Station at 703-591-0966. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.

For ongoing updates, please read our blog and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @FairfaxCountyPD.

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