City of Falls Church, VA Crime Report for April 22 – 28, 2013
NOTE: This report is not a definitive list of all criminal activity and is subject to change upon investigation.
Vandalism to Vehicle, 431 S. Maple Ave. (Fairfax Auto Parts) On Apr. 22, police received a report that a company vehicle’s windows were smashed sometime overnight.
Sexual Assault, 100 block W. Annandale Rd. On Apr. 23, police received a report that an unknown suspect sexually assaulted the victim. The victim reported being struck in the head while walking to a car in the parking lot behind a residence.
Public Drunkenness, 400 block Hillwood Ave. On Apr. 24, a male, 35, of Falls Church, was arrested for Public Drunkenness.
Larceny from Building, 300 block Grove Ave. On Apr. 24, police received a report that an unknown suspect stole a storm door from a house sometime on Apr. 21.
Shoplifting, 1212 W. Broad St. (Virginia ABC Store) On Apr. 24, police received a report of shoplifting which occurred on Apr 23. The same individual then returned to the store on Apr. 24 stole more merchandise. Police were able to identify the suspect when he returned to the store later on Apr. 24. A male, 50, of Falls Church, was arrested and released on summons for two counts of Petit Larceny.
Trespassing, Breaking & Entering with Intent to Damage, and Destruction of Property, 400 block Hillwood Ave. On Apr. 24, police responded to a report of a burglary in progress of a residence. Officers made contact with an individual previously banned from the property threatening to use force on herself. Officers were able to place the subject in custody. A male, 35, of Falls Church, was arrested for Trespassing, Breaking & Entering with Intent to Damage, and Destruction of Property.
Aggravated Assault and Interfering with Emergency Communications, 200 block N. Maple Ave. On Apr. 25, John M. Schmelzer, 66, of the City of Falls Church was arrested for Aggravated Assault and Interfering with Emergency Communications. Schmelzer had stabbed the victim and disconnected the 911 call made by the victim.
Driving Under the Influence, 6200 block Leesburg Pike. On Apr. 25, an officer conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation. The driver, a male, 25, of Arlington, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.
Shoplifting, 400 S. Washington St. (Cardinas) On Apr. 25, five unknown suspects entered the store and stole merchandise.
Panhandling, 1000 block E. Broad St. On Apr. 26, a male, 41, no fixed address, was arrested and released on summons for Panhandling.
Narcotics Violation, 6757 Wilson Blvd. (Eden Center) On Apr. 27, patrol officers observed suspicious activity in the area. One of the individuals was found to have cocaine in his possession. A male, 21, of Silver Spring, MD, was arrested for Possession of Cocaine.
Narcotics Violation, Assault & Battery, and Public Drunkenness, 370 W. Broad St. (Famous Dave’s) On Apr. 28, officers responded to an ongoing fight in the location. The primary assailant involved appeared intoxicated and had cocaine in his possession. A male, 49, of Falls Church, was arrested for Possession of Cocaine, Assault & Battery, and Public Drunkenness.
Hit and Run, On Apr. 22, an officer served Hit & Run, Reckless Driving, and Driving with a Suspended License warrants to A male, 50, of Arlington for the hit and run accident which occurred in the 200 block of Great Falls St. on Apr 21. He is already in custody for related charges in Arlington.
Domestic Assault, On Apr. 22, a male, surrendered himself to police and was arrested for Assaulting a Family Member which occurred on Apr. 19.
Failure to Appear and Release Violation, On Apr. 26, a male, 44, of Falls Church, was arrested in Fairfax County for Failure to Appear in Falls Church General District Court on Apr. 17 to answer to the charge of Possession of False ID. He also violated his release conditions on Apr. 1 from a prior arrest.
Failure to Comply, On Apr. 27, officers found and arrested a male, 24, of Annapolis, MD, for an outstanding warrant. The suspect was wanted in Falls Church for Failure to Comply with a Court Order stemming from a DWI conviction dated on Dec. 12, 2012.
Correction: In last week’s edition, it was published that Hakim Bousbain was arrested for Assault & Battery, and Abduction. Mr. Bousbain was only charged with Abduction. The Assault & Battery charge was reported in error.