Friday, June 15, 2012
Man charged with driving a vehicle not under control
Police have charged the garbage truck driver in the accident at the intersection of Miller Heights and Blue Roan roads with driving a vehicle not under control. Collins Boateng, 43, was driving an American Disposal Services garbage truck when he hit a white Lincoln Navigator as he made a left turn from Miller Heights Road onto Blue Roan Road, Fairfax County Police said. The incident was called into police around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. Because fuel spilled, the vehicles blocked a portion of the intersection while crews secured the area before moving the vehicles. No injuries were reported. Get daily and breaking news email updates from Oakton Patch by signing up for newsletters here. You can also follow Oakton Patch on Twitter and Facebook.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Intersection of Blue Roan, Miller Heights roads blocked
A garbage truck and sport utility vehicle collided at the intersection of Blue Roan and Miller Heights roads on Wednesday afternoon, spilling fuel onto the road. The accident, called into Fairfax County police around 2:45 p.m., has blocked a portion of the intersection, a police spokesperson said. Both vehicles, an American Disposal Services garbage truck and a white Lincoln Navigator, are unmovable on Blue Roan Road at this time, but traffic is able to pass by on Miller Heights Road. No injuries have been reported. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
No suspects have been arrested in connection with Monday burglary
Fairfax County Police are investigating a Monday burglary on the 3300 block of Miller Heights Road. Police responded to a call from a Miller Heights resident, who arrived home to discover it had been entered, said Officer Shelley Broderick, a police spokesperson. After a search of the area, which also involved a police helicopter and K-9, police made no arrests. The home was not occupied at the time of the burglary, but it appears to have happened between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Monday. Get daily and breaking news email updates from Oakton Patch by signing up for newsletters here.