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Crime Report: Man Arrested for Robbery With a Box Cutter

Also, a few larceny arrests and a good old-fashioned dine and dash.

(Photo: City of Fairfax Police Dept.)
(Photo: City of Fairfax Police Dept.)
A man was arrested recently after threatening people in a local McDonald's, and robbing a man of his cell phone with a box cutter.

Recently, on July 18 at 11:03 p.m., City of Fairfax police officers responded to a report of a male subject at the McDonald's at 3951 Pickett Road, stating he "wanted to hurt people." Officers took the 49-year-old transient into custody.

Upon investigation, it was determined that the man had also threatened another man at a nearby bus stop with a box cutter, at around 10:30 p.m. The suspect also stole the victim's cell phone.

As the result of investigation by the Patrol Division, the victim was located and the cell phone was recovered inside the restaurant. The victim was not injured. 

The suspect was transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with robbery and ordered held without bond.

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The following additional incidents were also reported by the City of Fairfax Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

July 15 - Vandalism: 
At 2:59 p.m., the owner of Kaizen MMA business at 9518 Fairfax Blvd. reported that, sometime after 12 p.m. on July 13, an unknown person or persons had slashed tires and damaged license plates on two parked vehicles owned by the firm.

July 17 - Arrest: At 11:37 p.m., an officer observed a male subject begging for money from people in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven store at 10911 Main St. After the subject was detained it also was determined that he had several items of merchandise from the store which had not been paid for. The 46-year-old Herndon man was transported to the Adult Detention Center, where he was charged with petty larceny, unlawful begging and drunk in public.

July 18 - Arrest: At 3:36 a.m., officers received a report of a female taking beers from the 7-Eleven store at 9617 Fairfax Blvd. and consuming them on the premises. The subject was located in the area, but resisted attempts to be taken into custody and kicked officers several times. The 24-year-old female transient was transported to the Adult Detention Center, where she was charged with resisting arrest, possession of alcohol by an interdicted person, and drunk-in-public by an interdicted person. Her bond was set at $2,500.

July 15 - Dine & Dash: On July 15 at 11:56 a.m., the manager of the Denny's restaurant at 10473 Fairfax Blvd. reported that, earlier, a man had eaten a meal and then realized he did not have enough money with him to pay his bill. He had promised to return with the money, but had not done so, and the manager had been unable to contact the man. As the result of investigation by the Patrol Division the suspect was identified and a warrant was obtained, charging him with "defrauding an innkeeper." Warrant service was pending.

July 17 - Larceny Arrest: On July 17 at 1:13 a.m., an employee of the Red, Hot & Blue restaurant at 10560 Main St. reported that her purse had been stolen from a table where she had left it unattended. The purse contained cash, checks, credit cards and jewelry. As the result of investigation by the Patrol Division a suspect was identified and located. A 20-year-old Fairfax man was transported to the Adult Detention Center, where he was charged with grand larceny, and his bond set at $1,000.


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