Police Log: Police Investigate Prescription Fraud At The Vienna Rexall
The following arrest information was supplied by the Vienna Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Vienna Police are investigating a case of prescription fraud at the Vienna Rexall.
Police responded to the store July 19 after a customer reported to a manager of the store that his credit card had been used to purchase a prescription without his permission.
Police investigation revealed that the person who picked up the prescription was not the person to whom the prescription was written.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident.
The Vienna Rexall has been involved with several fraud cases over the past few months: A 19-year-old from Fairfax was arrested for prescription fraud at the pharmacy in April, and in January, Police arrested a woman at the pharmacy who was part of a county-wide Oxycodone ring.
Highlights from the Vienna Police July 15 to 21:
- A resident on Roberts Drive reported that tires on his parked trailer were damaged sometime between 8 p.m. July 9 and noon July 15. Police are investigating the incident.
- Around noon July 12, a citizen told police there was a dog died to a lamp post in the 100 block of East Street, NE. The citizen was concerned about the animal, and also that it might bite a passerby. Police found no violations when it responded to investigate. The dog's owner said she would put the dog in the back yard to avoid any further complaints.
- A woman reported to police at 8:30 a.m. July 14 that she had lost a bag with various documents in it on Cottage Street and Tapawingo Road.
- When police responded to a request for a welfare check at 12:38 p.m. July 15 on Ross Drive SW, they found a resident in poor health and in need of medical care. The resident was taken to a local hospital by Fairfax County rescue units.
- A woman reported around 2 p.m. July 15 that she was receiving harassing phone calls from her ex-husband. Police advised the woman to change her number and offered information about obtaining a warrant.
- Around 8:30 p.m. July 16, a resident of Gibson Drive SW told police a small, black dog had been showing up in her yard for several days. When police responded, the dog was gone.
- A woman going through a divorce with her husband reported that when they passed each other in the hallway around noon July 17, her husband bumped into her with his belly and told her to move out of the way. Police advised the woman of her legal options.
- A resident on Cottage Street SW told police he thinks someone entered his home between 3 and 5:30 p.m. July 17. Police are investigating the incident.
- A woman on Cedar Lane SE reported that her husband came home around midnight July 18 and pushed her and their child out of the bedroom, locking the door. Police advised the woman of her legal options.
- An employee of CVS reported at 2:24 a.m. July 18 that a man previously banned from the store had returned. Police responded and found that the man was arrested at the store in the past, but had not specifically been banned. The man was told not to return to the store, and left without further incident.
- A man on Beulah Road NE told Police he had been away from his home for some time, and when he returned July 18 there was damage to his vehicle.
- Police responded to a home on Tapawingo Road SW around 11:57 p.m. July 19, where a parent was restraining a juvenile who suffers from a medical condition. Fairfax County EMS took the boy to a local hospital for treatment.
- Two teens playing on the Town Green around noon July 20 turned in a wallet they had discovered there. The wallet had been reported as stolen. Police are locating the owner of the wallet.
- A resident on James Drive SW took in a stray Labrador retriever wandering near her home around 6:11 p.m. July 20. The woman gave it food and shelter before Vienna Police took the dog to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter to wait for its owner.
- Police responded to the 100 block of Maple Avenue W at 2:25 p.m. July 21 after a citizen called to report a dog was left in an unattended vehicle. A citizen helped police free the dog from the vehicle. Police located the owner, Peter Kezar, 34, of Florida, and charged him with cruelty to animals. Kezar was released after signing a summons.
Police responded to a report of a hit and run around 6 p.m. July 14 at Maple Avenue and Park Street NE. Police said one vehicle was stopped in the left turn holding lane of Maple Avenue. While that driver was waiting, a second vehicle attempted to turn left from the left travel lane of Maple Avenue, struck the first vehicle and fled the scene. Police later located that driver, Chandler Gibson, 22, of Vienna and issued him a summons.
After residents on Frederick Street SW reported an unlicensed solicitor around 10:40 a.m. July 15, Police issued Kenneth Jerome Brown,19, of Culpepper, Va., a summons for soliciting without a license and driving without a license. He was released after signing the summons.
Around 11 p.m. July 15, Police responded to a barking dog complaint on Echols Street SE. Police had responded to this location several times for the same complaint.The owner of the dogs, David McNeil, 55, of Vienna, was issued a summons for destructive or noisy dog and released.
After seeing an apparently intoxicated man at 10:56 p.m. July 16 in the 500 block of Maple Avenue W, Police arrested Saul Mendoza Del Sid, age 29, of Vienna for Drunk in Public. Del Sid was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.
Police came across a man around 12:45 a.m. July 18 on Cedar Lane SE, who told them that people were damaging his belongings. Police investigated and found that an argument over a soccer jersey had led to the man's cell phone falling to the ground. Police arrested Edson Eduardo Caceres Funes, 25, of Manassas and Olman Romero, 27, of Vienna, for drunk in public. Both men were taken to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.
While conducting a traffic stop at 12:30 a.m. July 16 on Marshall Road SW, Vienna Police learned the driver was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear at a court appearance on a failure to pay child support charge in Rockingham County, Virginia. Kimberly Jiminez, 34, of Westminster, Maryland, was arrested and taken to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Police transferred her back to Rockingham County.