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Carjacking in Tyson’s Corner area

From Fairfax County Police Department:

McLean Police District – Police are investigating a report of a Good Samaritan who had her car stolen at knife-point around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19. A 59- year-old Fairfax woman was approached in the Tyson’s Corner II parking lot of Neiman Marcus by a woman who claimed she was out of gas and needed a ride to a station.

The victim invited the woman into her vehicle but as she drove toward Route 123 the suspect produced a knife and told the driver to get out of the vehicle. The victim was left at the intersection of Old Courthouse Road and Route 123.

Police Caution Car Buyers about Private Sales Ads

Police Caution Car Buyers about Private Sales Ads

From Fairfax County Police Department:


Robbery detectives are investigating two cases stemming from fraudulent Craigslist car ads. In three separate incidents, interested car buyers responded to online ads, coordinated a time and place to meet the purported car seller and when they arrived, two males approached and demanded money; at least one suspect displayed a gun.

            The first incident took place in the area of Pohick Road and Wadebrook Terrace on Saturday, September 10 just before 10 p.m.; the two victims, a 34 and a 39-year-old man, relinquished an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspects.

Shoulder Tap Effort in McLean Police District

From Fairfax County Police Department:


McLean Police District - On Tuesday, September 20, officers from the McLean District Station and Traffic Safety Services Unit conducted a “shoulder tap” effort near several stores in the Tysons Corner and Vienna areas of Fairfax County.

Crime Solvers Seeks Suspects in Overnight Vehicle Tamperings

From Fairfax County Crime Solvers:


Fairfax County Crime Solvers is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person(s) responsible for at least 54 vehicle tamperings that occurred in several neighborhoods throughout the Franconia Police District. During the overnight hours of Sunday, September 4 through Monday, September 5 the suspect(s) used a BB or pellet gun to shoot the parked vehicles. Damage is estimated to be about $15,000. 

            These vehicle tamperings occurred in the following locations:

·         5900 block of Ridgeview Drive

·         5400 block of Broadmoor Street

·         7600 and 7700 block of Hayfield Road

·         5800 block of Helmsdale Lane

·         6100 block of Charles Arrington Drive

Business Compliance Checks in McLean Police District


The following information was sent to us by the Fairfax County Police Department Public Information Office.


Alexandria Woman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the American Conservative Union


This story comes to us from Peter Carr:

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Diana Carr, 56, of Alexandria, Va., pleaded guilty today embezzling from the American Conservative Union (ACU).