McLean Crime Blotter: Jewelry Stolen from Home

Incidents and arrests reported by Fairfax County police through Dec. 5. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Editor’s Note: Incident information was obtained from the Activity Report provided by Fairfax County Police Department’s Public Information Office. The incidents included are at the discretion of the PIO and are not to be considered all-inclusive. They run below unedited.

Fairfax County Police logged the following incidents in the McLean Police District (Merrifield, Dunn Loring, Falls Church, McLean, Tyson’s Corner, and Great Falls) during the week ending Dec. 5.

Major Incidents

  • BURGLARY, 6400 block of Jefferson Place, 11/29/12, 5:15 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the home and stole jewelry. Forced entry was made through a rear door.
  • BURGLARY, 7600 block of Lee Highway, 11/29/12, 2:45 a.m. Officers responded for an alarm. They found the front window on a business broken. An employee responded and confirmed nothing was stolen.
  • ROBBERY, 3000 block of Gate House Plaza, 11/29/12, 11:30 p.m. A victim reported he pulled up to the drive-up ATM and began his withdrawal. A suspect appeared and pointed a handgun at the victim. A second suspect appeared at the passenger window. When the money came out of the machine, one suspect grabbed it, and both suspects fled. No descriptions are available on the suspects.
  • BURGLARY, 8600 block of Westwood Center Drive, 11/30/12, 2:30 p.m. An employee reported someone entered the business and stole two computers. Entry was made through an unsecured door.
  • BURGLARY, 2100 block of Haycock Road, 12/2/12, 6 p.m. A resident reported someone entered his home, stole several items, and destroyed other items. Forced entry was made through the front door.
  • ROBBERY, 7500 block of Leesburg Pike, 12/3/12, 8 p.m. The victim reported he was approaching an ATM when allegedly another man pushed him to the ground and attempted to take the victim’s wallet. After a brief struggle the suspect fled. Ahmad Karram, 33, of Reston, was charged with robbery.


  • Tools stolen from vehicle on Buchanan Street
  • Package stolen from residence on Cinnamon Creek Drive
  • iPad stolen from business on Chain Bridge Road
  • Two laptops stolen from business on Chain Bridge Road
  • Two pairs of sunglasses stolen from business on Chain Bridge Road
  • Cell phone stolen from residence on Charing Cross Road
  • Tools stolen from business on Dolley Madison Boulevard
  • Cash stolen from business on Gallows Road
  • License plate stolen from vehicle on Harvest Crossing Drive
  • Watches stolen from business on International Drive
  • Air bags stolen from vehicles on Paul Edwin Terrace
  • Wallet stolen from business on Tysons Corner
  • Wallet stolen from business on Westpark Drive
  • Laptop stolen from school on Wolftrap Road

Vehicle Thefts

  • 2000 Honda Civic stolen from Arlingotn Boulevard
  • 2005 Toyota Corolla stolen from Harrison Road
  • 2003 Kawasaki Ninja motocycle stolen from Kings Chapel Road

Animal Control Division - Countywide

  • ANIMAL WELFARE, 4400 block of Tarpon Lane, 12/1/12, 7:30 a.m. Animal Control officers responded to check on the welfare of animals in the home. Approximately, 45 cats were found. Six cats were released to the county. The remaining cats appeared to be in good condition. Karan Cerutti, 57, of Alexandria was charged with five counts rabies vaccination and six counts for inadequate animal care.
  • ANIMAL CRUELTY, 6800 block of Metropolitan Center Drive, 12/1/12, 5:35 p.m. Animal Control officers were called to check on a dog which allegedly was left in a vehicle. Travis Wooten, 22, of North Carolina, was charged with animal cruelty. The terrier breed dog was not injured.
  • ANIMAL BITE, 4900 block of Swinton Drive, 12/4/12, 2 p.m. A 78-year-old victim reported she was walking on the sidewalk when a dog ran over to her and bit her on the thigh. She was not seriously injured. The case is still under investigation.


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