Crime Report: April 29, 2020

Published on April 29, 2020

This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence.

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LARCENY (Significant), 2020-04280057, 1200 block of S. Fern Street. At approximately 11:41 a.m. on April 28, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that store employees allegedly observed the suspect conceal merchandise before leaving without paying. When the employees confronted the suspect outside, he threw rocks at them and through a window of the business. An arriving officer observed the suspect who refused to comply with commands to stop and fled on foot. Following a foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody without incident. Taoufik Ait Hamadi, 46, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Petit Larceny and Destruction of Property. He was released on bond.

BURGLARY, 2020-04280039, 3900 block of Fairfax Drive. At approximately 10:00 a.m. on April 28, police were dispatched to the late report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was alerted to fraudulent activity on her credit card and noticed her purse was missing from her residence. It was subsequently determined that between approximately 6:00 p.m. on April 26 and 8:00 a.m. on April 28, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the victim's residence and stole the purse.  There are no suspect(s) description(s). The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY, 202004280051, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-04280100, 4300 block of 2nd Road N.

LARCENY, 2020-04280103, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard


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4/28/20, VA Z21988, 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 250R, Black

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