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McLean Crime Blotter: Sept. 20-26

A summary of the latest McLean incidents, arrests reported by Fairfax County police

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 area during the week ending Sept. 26.

Major Incidents - McLean District

  • BURGLARY, 6800 block of Jefferson Avenue, Sept. 22, 9 a.m. Officers were called to a home with an open door. There was evidence of a burglary and the owner, who was out of town, was notified. Forced entry was made through the front door.
  • BURGLARY, 6700 block of Baron Road, Sept. 23, 3:40 p.m. A resident reported someone entered the home and stole jewelry. Entry was made through an unlocked rear door.
  • UPDATE: Identification Made in Fatal Crash

Property Crimes - Larcenies in the McLean District

  • Television stolen from business on Bryan Branch Road
  • Two incidents of cell phones stolen from businesses on Chain Bridge Road
  • Laptop computer stolen from vehicle on Chain Bridge Road
  • Merchandise stolen from business on International Drive
  • Handbags stolen from business on International Drive
  • Siding stolen from a business on Kurtz Drive
  • Credit cards stolen from a vehicle on Old Meadow Road
  • Merchandise stolen from a business in Tysons Corner Center

Animal Control Division - Countywide

  • ANIMAL BITE, 8500 block of Gwynedd Way, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. The victim was at a school bus stop. Another child and her parent where present with their 18-month-old Pit Bull Terrier. For unknown reasons the dog lunged and apparently bit the 6-year-old victim. She was transported with non life-threatening injuries. The dog was voluntarily turned over to an Animal Control officer and tested for rabies. The results were negative.
  • ANIMAL BITE, 2100 block of Waltonway Road, Sept. 22, 1 p.m. An 8-year-old girl was petting a stray cat in her back yard. It bit her and ran away. The cat was trapped later that night and is quarantined at the animal shelter.
  • ANIMAL SERVICE, 7900 block of Fitzroy Street, Sept. 23, 1:15 p.m. Animal Control officers were called to assist in recovering birds after the home owner died. One parrot, one cockatiel and 76 love birds were impounded. Only five of the birds appeared to have any injury. All the birds will be examined.
  • ANIMAL BITE, 9800 block of East Hill Drive, Sept. 23, 1:45 p.m. A 7-year-old boy was bit by a stray cat in the back yard. The cat had been in the area for several days and Animal Control officers were able to capture it. The young black tabby is being held for quarantine.
  • ANIMAL CRUELTY, 5700 block of Magnolia Lane, Sept. 26, 4:15 p.m. Animal Control officers were called for a Pit Bull Terrier which appeared to be mistreated. The officers found the dog without food or shelter and extremely underweight. Jesse Williams, 28, of Falls Church, was charged with cruelty to animals and as an unfit owner. The dog was impounded and treated by a veterinarian.

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