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Police: Immigrant Targeted in IRS Phone Scam
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Police Chief Rick Rappoport Announced Retirement
Police: Juvenile Says Man Followed, Sexually Assaulted Her
Body Found at Bus Shelter in Fairfax
9688 Main Street / Fair City Mall – On April 9 at 5:21 PM a male subject who had been soliciting money on behalf of a charity reported that another male subject had attempted to grab an envelope containing the cash from the victim’s hand but that he had been able to retain custody of the money and no cash was taken. Both subjects then left the area. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as a thin black male in his twenties, unshaven and with unkempt hair wearing a blue t-shirt, jeans with holes in them and a long sleeved shirt tied around his waist. The Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the case.
Sexual Battery Arrest
11062 Lee Highway / Chipotle Restaurant – On April 9 at 7:18 PM the female juvenile victim who was a customer at the restaurant had been followed by a male subject as she was leaving and that he had engaged in unwanted touching of her. Jose Octavio Ramos Guzman, 43, of 9411 Lee Highway, Fairfax, was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with sexual battery and drunk in public and his bond was set at $500.
9622 Main Street / Shoppers Food Warehouse Parking Lot – On April 13 at 9:59 AM the victim, a 58 year old Alexandria area man, reported that while standing in the parking lot he had been struck by an Airsoft ball which he believed had been discharged by the occupants of a red pickup truck which he had observed leaving the area. The victim did not require medical treatment.
9508 Payless Boulevard / Payless Shoes – On April 13 at 5:31 PM an employee reported that unknown person(s) had stolen her iPhone which she had left on a shelf while attending to customers.
3800 Block of Bradwater Street – On April 14 at 10:50 AM the resident reported that she had received a telephone call from an unknown male subject who stated she owed back taxes and would be arrested, deported and lose her citizenship if she did not remit a large sum of money immediately. She then received a second call, at which time she contacted police.
9925 Main Street / Printing Ideas – On April 14 at 12:16 PM the owner reported that between March 31 and April 4 unknown person(s) had made fraudulent applications to open telephone accounts in the name of the business and make unauthorized charges.
11170 Lee Highway / Clover Contracting, Inc. – On April 14 at 1:58 PM a manager reported that a former employee had failed to return assorted tools to the firm after leaving its employment.
10200 Block of Brigade Drive – On April 16 at 9:15 PM the resident reported that she had received a cell phone text message directing her to call a telephone number or face legal consequences. The victim called and spoke to an unknown male subject who stated she owed the IRS back taxes which she would have to pay or face prison time. She was directed to obtain money cards and then give the numbers on them to the caller, which the victim did. She subsequently learned from the IRS web site that she had been the victim of a fraud.
11125 Lee Highway / Split Endz – On April 16 at 7:37 AM an officer responding to a citizen’s report of vandalism discovered that unknown person(s) had spray painted graffiti on a concrete barrier behind the business.
4200 Block of Ardmore Place – On April 16 at 10:57 AM the resident reported that unknown person(s) had stolen his personal information during a larceny from a vehicle in February 2013 and he had subsequently learned that the information had been used to open credit card accounts to which unknown person(s) had made unauthorized charges.
9600 Main Street / Ulta – On April 16 at 2:52 PM an employee reported that four unknown female subjects had taken numerous items of merchandise from the store without paying for them.
10400 Block of Breckinridge Lane – On April 17 at 8:22 PM the resident reported receiving a telephone call from an unknown male subject identifying himself as a Fairfax County deputy sheriff stating that the resident had missed multiple court dates for jury duty and would need to obtain a money card to pay his “bond fee” and that the purported deputy would meet him at the courthouse. The resident called police and it was determined that the call had not been placed by an employee of the Sheriff’s Office.
3700 Block of Bevan Drive – On April 17 at 8:38 PM the resident reported that at 3:20 PM she had received a telephone call from a male subject claiming to be an officer with the Fairfax County Sheriff’s office. He informed her that she had missed her date for jury duty in March and needed to obtain a money card immediately to pay the “fee.” When the residents advised they would not provide the money card information over the phone but only to a uniformed officer at their residence, the unknown caller hung up.
10312 Willard Way / Courthouse Plaza Parking Lot – On April 17 at 9:44 PM that a male subject had hit her car, putting a dent in it. She observed the subject walk to a nearby business, at which point she called police. Officers located the subject in the area and took him into custody. Brian Thomas Watson, 23, of 8411 Thames Street, Springfield, was transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with destruction of property and drunk in public and his bond was set at $1000.