Tuesday, April 22, 2008
April 21: Commercial Burglary, 100 block of N. Thomas St. Between 5 p.m. on April 18 and 5:45 a.m. on April 21, someone broke into a school under construction and tore out copper pipes that were newly installed. Copper fittings and tools were also taken. The vandalism caused significant water damage to the site. The school is part of the St. Thomas More School at the intersection of N. Thomas and N. Cathedral Lane. The last report, also for stolen copper, can be found in the April 9 Police Notes.
April 18: Felony Hit and Run, N. Glebe Road and U.S. Route 50. At approximately 11:07 p.m., a Toyota Camry was attempting to make a left turn from northbound Glebe Road to westbound Route 50 when another vehicle, a Ford Mustang, traveling southbound struck the Camry. After the collision, the driver of the Mustang fled on foot. Jorge Perez, 31, was later located by officers on Cathedral Lane and charged with Felony Hit and Run, Felony DUI and Driving Revoked.
April 16: Robbery (Arrest), 4200 block of N. Wilson Blvd. At 8 p.m., two subjects approached a male in the Ballston Commons Mall. They demanded money and displayed a weapon. Once the victim complied, the suspects fled. One suspect was located by police. The second suspect is described as a white Hispanic male, in his early 20s, 5 feet, 7 inches, last seen wearing a loose white T-shirt, jeans, a black head wrap. Yuri Nicaragua Jaime, 27, of Falls Church, was charged with Robbery and held without bond.
April 15: Robbery, 4200 block of N. Wilson Blvd. At 4 p.m., officers responded to the hospital for a call about a late robbery. A man stated that he had been assaulted on April 14 around 9 p.m., and that various personal items were stolen. The suspect is described as a white Hispanic male.
April 15: Grand Larceny/Hit and Run, 200 block of N. Wakefield St. At 9:20 a.m., two vehicles were involved in an accident. The driver of the striking vehicle then stole the wallet of the other driver, and drove off. The suspect vehicle matched the description of a vehicle stolen on April 14, a 1996 green Ford Explorer with VA Tag KBF 8099. The suspect is described as a light skinned African American male in his late 30s, 5 feet, 7 inches, thin, with a short beard. He was wearing a blue long sleeved jacket and blue pants.
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