Well, one couple earlier this month decided to ignore that rule - and now there's a warrant out for the man's arrest.
According to Fairfax City police reports, last Monday, Sept. 9, the owner of the Auto Loox dealership at 10530 Fairfax Blvd. called to report that a male and female had taken a car for a test drive and never returned it.
The Patrol Division investigated, and conferred with the Washington Metro Police Department, who located the vehicle in D.C. Fairfax City Police obtained a felony warrant for the male who had been driving, charging him with unauthorized use of a vehicle.
Warrant service on the man is pending.
The following additional incidents were also reported by the City of Fairfax Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Sept. 3 - Assault Arrest: A 22-year-old Burke woman reported that on Aug. 29 at 10:55 p.m., while she was sitting at an outdoor table at Hard Times Cafe, 4069 Chain Bridge Road, a male subject had approached her, placed his face on her chest and shook her. He then left the restaurant but was apprehended in the area by officers. The 27-year-old Fairfax man was transported to the Adult Detention Center, where he was charged with assault and battery and drunk-in-public.
Sept. 1 - Larceny: A resident of the 10600 block of Orchard Street reported that, sometime between 12 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 31, an unknown person or persons had stolen assorted items, including hardware and building supplies, from the open carport next to his home.
Sept. 1 - Vandalism: A resident of the 3300 block of Stafford Drive reported that, sometime after 9 a.m., an unknown person or persons had scratched the paint on her parked vehicle.
Sept. 3 - Fraud: A resident of the 10500 block of Providence Way reported that, on Aug. 28, his father had received a phone call from an unknown male subject who claimed he had sent the father "too much money" and instructed him to wire a refund to India, which the father had done.
Sept. 3 - Weapons Violation Arrest: At 8:38 p.m., an officer saw a man sitting on a curb on the side of the street. When the officer went to check on the man, he observed that the man appeared to be carrying two long knives, concealed. The knives were determined to be a bowie knife and a machete, which are illegal to conceal under Virginia law. The 67-year-old man, with no permanent address, was taken into custody and transported to the Adult Detention Center, where he was charged with two misdemeanor counts of possessing a concealed weapon/ His bond was set at $1,500.
Sept. 6 - Shoplifting Arrest: At 4:50 a.m., an employee of the 7-Eleven at 3965 Jermantown Road reported that a male subject had been observed putting items of merchandise in his pockets and attempting to leave the store without paying for them, at which point he was confronted. The 25-year-old Herndon man was taken into custody and transported to the Adult Detention Center, where he was charged with concealment and drunk-in-public. His bond was set at $300.
Sept. 9 - Fugitive Arrest: During a routine traffic stop at 11:03 p.m. in the 9900 block of Fairfax Boulevard, officers checked the identity of the driver and found him to be warranted for probation violation in Lee County, Fla. The 33-year-old Springville, Penn. man was transported to the Adult Detention Center, where he was charged with being a fugitive from justice and was ordered held without bond.
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