This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence.
This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in Arlington County in the stated time frame. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific addresses. For more information on crime in your area, visit our online crime mapping tool.
Note: Information contained in the Daily Crime Report is generally based on initial reports made to the Police Department. Follow-up investigations may reveal different or additional information. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
SEXUAL BATTERY, 2019-12100186, 300 block of S. Irving Street. At approximately 5:12 p.m. on December 10, police were dispatched to the report of an assault that just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that three juveniles were walking in the area when the suspect allegedly began to follow them. The suspect then approached the female victim from behind, grabbed her buttocks and placed his hands around her, pulling towards him. The victim pushed the suspect away and yelled for help. The suspect fled the scene on foot prior to police arrival and a canvas of the area returned with negative results. The suspect is described as a white male, 30 – 40 years old, 5’7” – 5’9” tall with a lanky build. He has dark hair, a dark brown goatee with highlights of gray and stubble around the cheeks. He was wearing a tan hoodie and baggy, light blue jeans at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2019-12100061, 2900 block of 18th Street S. At approximately 7:30 a.m. on December 10, police were dispatched to the report of trouble unknown. Upon arrival, officers located damage to the door of a residence and determined that a physical altercation between known individuals occurred inside. An adult male was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING (late), 2019-12100133, 1600 block of McKinley Road. At approximately 1:08 p.m. on December 10, police were dispatched to the late report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 2:06 a.m., the victim was operating as a taxi driver, completed a trip and parked his vehicle to allow the passenger to exit. Upon doing so, the passenger produced a knife, reached into the front seat and struck the victim multiple times, causing lacerations. A brief struggle ensued before the suspect fled the scene on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries and later sought treatment at an area hospital and subsequently reported the incident to police. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’6”, 180-200 lbs., with curly black hair, wearing gray sweatshirt and khaki pants. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2019-12110014, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on December 11, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 1:50 a.m., an unknown suspect forced entry to a business, causing damage, and stole an undisclosed amount of cash and items of value. The suspect is described as a male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and gloves. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12100017, 2300 block of S. Eads Street
ELUDING, 2019-12100039, N. Lincoln Street at Washington Boulevard
TRESPASS, 2019-12100108, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12100150, 3600 block of Columbia Pike
THREATS, 2019-12100151, 900 block of 15th Street S.
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12100152, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12100163, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12100173, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
LARCENY, 2019-12100212, 800 block of 26th Place S.
LARCENY, 2019-12100223, 3500 block of S. Clark Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12100254, 2000 block of 14th Street N.
12/10/19, VA UTY7962, 2019 Toyota Camry, Gray
1100 block of N. Vernon Street