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The following items are from recent police updates through Dec. 19 from the Fair Oaks and Sully police districts of the Fairfax County Police Department.
Fatal Crash in Centreville (green on map), Police were called to the scene of a crash reported at the intersection of Centreville Road and Compton Road on Monday, December 17 around 7 p.m. The preliminary investigation determined that a 1999 Mercedes SL500, being driven by a 70-year-old Leesburg man, was traveling north on Centreville Road approaching Compton Road.
A 1984 Oldsmobile two-door, being driven by 72-year-old Charles V. McCormick of the 5700 block of Ottawa Road in Centreville, was traveling southbound on Centreville Road approaching the intersection of Compton Road.
McCormick attempted to turn left onto Compton Road and turned into the path of the oncoming Mercedes causing the Mercedes to strike the passenger side of the Oldsmobile. McCormick was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in this crash. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
In separate and unrelated incidents:
Robbery (red on map), 10:40 p.m., Dec. 13, Golden Oak Road/Saint Germain Drive, A victim reported he was walking home when a suspect approached from behind. The suspect demanded money and brandished a handgun. The victim relinquished his wallet and the suspect fled. The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s to late 30s. He was approximately 5’9” and 160 lbs. He was wearing a dark hoodie.
Burglary (purple on map), 6 p.m., Dec. 19, 6400 block of Paddington Court, A resident reported someone entered the home and stole electronic equipment. There were no signs of forced entry.
Burglary (purple on map), 6:15 a.m., Dec. 14, 3900 block of Bokel Drive, A resident reported someone entered the home and stole a purse. Entry was made with garage door remote from an unsecured vehicle.
Larcenies (yellow on map):
- 14700 block of Bonnet Terrace - construction equipment from vehicle
- 4300 block of Chantilly Shopping Center - two laptop computers from business
Vehicle Thefts (blue on map):
- 13900 block of Water Pond Court - 2004 Honda Accord
Editor’s note: For incidents that were previously covered, Patch has provided links to those stories.
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