Police Arrest 2 in 29 Diner Sexual Battery Incidents

Fairfax City police activity from mid- to late-September.

Fairfax City police recently chased down those suspected in two sexual battery cases among employees at the 29 Diner. Officers also investigated trespassing, theft and egging claims.

A 57-year-old woman went to Fairfax City police after experiencing two unwanted sexual encounters with coworkers at 29 Diner on Fairfax Boulevard in mid-September. She told police that a co-worker touched her inappropriately on September 17 at 10 p.m. when she was working. A similar second incident occurred with another co-worker two days later between 5-7 p.m. Two suspects, Fredy Guevara, 49, of 10905 Byrd Drive and Manuel Soriano-Rios, 31, of 3335 Willow Crescent Drive were arrested on sexual battery charges by the city's Criminal Investigations Division. Guevara was released with a court date. Soriano-Rios was held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on $2,500 bond.

Police arrested Carol Meyers, 54, of no fixed address Wednesday afternoon after she was spotted at the McDonald's on Old Lee Highway despite having been served a notice to not return to the restaurant. She was charged with trespassing and held at the detention center on $250 bond.

A Woodhaven Drive resident contacted police on Wednesday after receiving a letter from her credit card company showing card transactions she didn't recall making. Police are investigating the unknown person(s) who used her identity to open up charge accounts and make unauthorized transactions.

Police are searching for the individual(s) who stole a real estate sign from outside the Leigh Building on Chain Bridge Road sometime between 2:40 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday.

A Gainsborough Court Apartments resident told police on September 21 that a document was taken from their vehicle sometime on August 29.

Another vehicle owner contacted police on September 25 after she noticed that someone had taken the owner's manual out of her vehicle on Scott Drive sometime between 2:30 p.m. on September 24 and 5:50 the next morning.

John King, 22, of no fixed address was arrested at the Fairfax City Regional Library on September 25 at 11:05 p.m. after officers discovered he was wanted by Montgomery County police for failure to appear on a probation violation. He was charged as a fugitive from justice and held without bond at the detention center.

A Shelly Krasnow Lane resident contacted police after someone(s) egged his home sometime after 1:30 p.m. on September 26.


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