Vienna Crime Roundup

Bad drycleaners, questionable website readers

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    There are crime reports, and then there are crime reports from Vienna, Va.

    Few municipalities release the kind of clearinghouse of recent criminal activity that the Vienna Police Department does. The town puts out a "Vienna Police Highlights" report every Friday that's a rundown of "various incidents of general interest."

    We'll say.

    We'll be sharing the highlights (and lowlights) of the report each week.  Here's a sampling from this week's report:

    Telephone Case 12-10920
    100 Block Pleasant Street, SW
    July 13 between 12:00 p.m. and 3:01 p.m.
    A resident reported that he had been receiving harassing text messages. PFC Ruddy contacted the individual who was sending the texts and advised her to stop sending them. She agreed to stop the texts.

    Suspicious Event 12-10756
    Maple Ave Restaurant
    147 Maple Avenue, West
    July 27 9:05 pm
    A citizen reported that there were subjects jumping off the roof of the Maple Ave Restaurant. The citizen asked them to leave and they did so without incident.

    Assault 12-10826

    200 Block Church Street, NE
    July 29 4:42 p.m.
    A citizen reported that two family members were involved in a physical altercation. Upon Officer Tracy’s arrival, the two men had already made up.

    Neither subject wanted to press charges.

    Civil Matter 12-10873

    Valet Cleaners
    103 Beulah Road, NE
    July 30 4:20 p.m.
    A citizen reported that she was unhappy with the dry cleaning service she had received.

    PFC Ruddy advised the matter was civil in nature and she should contact her lawyer if she wanted to pursue the matter.

    Petit Larceny 12-10941
    1100 Block Park Street, SE
    Between July 30 at 8:00 p.m. and August 01 at 8:40 a.m.
    A resident reported that his wife’s bicycle was stolen. The bicycle was left unlocked on the front lawn overnight.

    Police Service 12-10960
    200 Block Elm Street, SW
    August 01 5:51 p.m.
    A resident reported that she had discovered her juvenile daughter had been viewing a website that displayed questionable content. The daughter told her mother that she does not provide her real name or address when she is on the website.

    Officer Kiley counseled the girl on the possible dangers associated with websites of that nature.

    Check out previous editions of CSI: Vienna here, here, and here.