Crime Report: March 26, 2013


MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 03/23/13, 3100 block of N. 17th Street. At 5:30 am on March 23, a male subject assaulted his roommate after waking up to discover his roommate had drawn male genitalia on his face with permanent marker. The victim sustained extensive injuries to his face and was taken to Virginia Hospital Center by another roommate. The victim wished to press charges and called the police approximately an hour and half after the incident. James Denham Watson, 31, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. He was held without bond.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 03/23/13, 3300 block of N. Wilson Boulevard. At 3:33 am on March 23, three friends walking home from the bar were throwing a ball between them when it struck a moving vehicle. The driver of the black Range Rover stopped and brandished a handgun. The subject exited his vehicle and struck the victim in the right cheek with the firearm. The subject fled the scene and the victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’10” tall with a thin build and a mustache. He had dark hair and spoke with a foreign accent.

ROBBERY, 03/24/13, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At 9 am on March 24, a subject entered a Giant grocery store wearing employee apparel and went behind the counter to retrieve four cartons of Newport cigarettes. Another employee approached the subject as she did not recognize him and inquired if he was a worker. The subject implied he had a gun and fled the scene with the four cartons of cigarettes. The subject is described as a black male, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing 180 lbs and had facial hair on his chin.

BURGLARY, 03/23/13, 2200 block of S. Pollard Street. Between 12 and 7:30 pm on March 23, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole a television from an upstairs bedroom. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 03/24/13, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. Between 11 am and 8:45 pm on March 24, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence through a window. It was unclear if anything was taken at the time of this report. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 03/25/13, 2100 block of N. 18th Street. Between 6:10 pm on March 22 and 12:40 pm on March 25, an unknown subject(s) entered the Colonial Village Apartment community center and stole eight black HP laptops. There is no suspect(s) description.


03/22/13, MD L4315, 2003 Lincoln Towncar, Black
4500 block of S. 31st Street

03/24/13, SC 2489EZ, 2001 Jeep Cherokee, Black
1600 block of S. Joyce Street

03/25/13, VA WWG6248, 2002 Ford Escape, Blue
2300 block of S. 25th Street