The morning of Sept. 24, several residents of the apartment complex called City of Fairfax police to report that, sometime between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. the day before, an unknown person or persons had broken in and stolen several assorted items, including a laptop computer, an iPhone, an iPod, an Xbox game system, and calculators.
Police said the department's Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the case.
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. 17 - Larceny: At 9:14 a.m. a vehicle owner reported that an unknown person or persons had stolen both license plates from his vehicle which had been parked in the 1200 block of Sager Avenue.
Sept. 21 - Shoplifting Arrest: At 4:34 p.m. the manager of the 7-Eleven store at 3910 University Drive reported that a female subject had been observed on two occasions concealing beer in her shoulder bag and leaving the store without paying. As the result of investigation by the Patrol Division, two misdemeanor warrants were obtained charging a 55-year-old Fairfax woman with petit larceny and she was released on personal recognizance.
Sept. 22 - Larceny: At 5:05 p.m., a vehicle owner reported that, sometime after 10 a.m., an unknown person or persons had stolen two wallets from her purse, which she had left in her parked vehicle at Sweet Frog, 10940 Fairfax Blvd. The wallets contained identification and credit and debit cards. One of the cards was subsequently used to make an unauthorized purchase.
Sept. 15 - Shoplifting Arrest: At 4:17 p.m., a security officer at Home Depot, 3201 Old Lee Hwy., reported that a male subject had been observed taking several items of merchandise from the store to the returns counter and fraudulently using a receipt from another purchase to obtain money for the stolen items and then leaving the store, at which point he was detained. The 54-year-old Manassas man was charged with shoplifting and released on a summons.
Sept. 19 - Larceny: At 2:09 p.m. an employee of the Farrish Subaru at 10407 Fairfax Blvd. reported that, on Sept. 17, an unknown person or persons had removed a Virginia dealer license plate from a vehicle parked at the dealership.
Sept. 19 - Identity Fraud: A resident of the 3800 block of Lyndhurst Drive reported that, after receiving a call from a collection agency, she had determined that on June 4, an unknown person or persons had used her identifying information to open a cable communications account in California.
Sept. 19 - Shoplifting: At 8:13 p.m., a manager of the Shopper's Warehouse at 9622 Main St. reported that he had observed an unknown female subject concealing items of merchandise in her purse and coat and leaving the store without paying.
Sept. 23 - Shoplifting Arrest: At 10:42 a.m., an employee of the Shell gas station at 11175 Lee Hwy. reported that he had observed an unknown male subject remove cigarettes from a display case and leave the station without paying for them. The suspect was located in the area. The 32-year-old Sterling man was charged with shoplifting and released on a summons.
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