Crime Map: Car Lot Theft, Home Depot Shoplifting, Phone Scams, Car Vandalism and More

Burglaries, assaults and other incidents this week, provided by the Fairfax City Police Department.

Burglaries, assaults and other incidents this week, provided by the Fairfax City Police Department.
Burglaries, assaults and other incidents this week, provided by the Fairfax City Police Department.
Incidents on this map represent a block number or a street, not an exact addresses. Where an arrest is mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. 

See crime information at the Fairfax Police Department daily crime bulletin.

If you do not see the interactive crime map above, you can also find it here.

Shoplifting Arrest 

3201 Old Lee Highway / Home Depot – On April 8 at 3:37 PM a security officer reported that he had observed a male subject hide items of merchandise under his jacket and leave the store without paying for them, at which point he was detained. Dennis Dickens, 53, of no fixed address, was transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with grand larceny and drunk in public and ordered held without bond. 


10700 Block of West Drive – On April 8 at 5:34 PM the resident reported that she had responded to an offer of employment on the Internet and was sent several checks to deposit to her account and later was instructed to withdraw money and forward it to an address in the United Kingdom, which the victim did. It was subsequently determined that the checks she had received were fraudulent. 

Stolen Vehicle 

9909 Main Street / Fairfax Motors – On April 7 at 4:53 PM the business owner reported that on March 27 unknown person(s) had stolen a 2004 Nissan Murano SUV from the dealership’s parking lot. The Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the case. 


9500 Block of Colony Road – On April 4 at 3:07 PM the residents reported that on April 3 they had received a telephone call from a female subject claiming to be their youngest granddaughter stating she had been arrested and needed them to send money for her bail, which was confirmed by a second female subject who claimed she worked in the bail bond office. The victims sent money cards as directed, and then were contacted to send more money because the bail amount purportedly had been raised. Subsequently, the victims learned that the granddaughter was at home with her mother. 


3900 Block of Wilcoxson Drive – On April at 9:48 PM the vehicle owner’s wife reported that sometime after 8:45 PM unknown person(s) had broken a window on the parked vehicle. 


10440 Main Street / Parking Lot – On April 6 at 12:18 AM the vehicle owner reported that sometime after 5:00 PM on April 5 unknown person(s) had stolen a wheel and tire from her parked vehicle and left the vehicle resting on the pavement. 


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