Skip to content

Police: 18-year-old charged with DWI in Vienna incident

Reston man charged; passenger was released to mother with warning

A Vienna police officer on Feb. 9 at 11:37 p.m. observed a vehicle traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed near Maple Avenue, E., and Westbriar Drive, N.E., and initiated a traffic stop.

Upon interacting with the man, the officer detected signs of impairment. The man failed a series of field-sobriety tests and police arrested him. A juvenile passenger was in the vehicle and also had been drinking, police said.

Police took the driver, an 18-year-old Reston man, to the Vienna Police Station, where he provided a sample of his breath for analysis.

Police then transported him to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, where authorities charged him with driving while intoxicated (under 21 years old).

Another officer transported the juvenile passenger to the Vienna Police Station and released him to the custody of his mother after warning him about drinking alcohol underage.