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.
ARMED ROBBERY, 2019-122302347, Unit block of S. Carlin Springs Road. At approximately 10:03 p.m. on December 23, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that two unknown suspects entered a business, Suspect One then approached an employee, brandished a firearm and demanded cash before both suspects fled the scene on foot. Suspect One is described as a thin black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a black mask. Suspect Two is described as a thin black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, green jacket and black pants. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2019-12250074, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 6:00 p.m. on December 25, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect was observed allegedly concealing merchandise from a business. When approached by an employee of the business, the suspect produced a bottle of pepper spray and sprayed the employee. The employee tackled the suspect and detained him until police arrived on scene. Patrick Riley, 54, of Washington D.C. was arrested and charged with Robbery and Malicious Wounding by Caustic Agent. He is being held without bond.
BURGLARY (late), 2019-12250069, 1000 block of N. Fillmore Street. At approximately 5:06 p.m. on December 25, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 12:40 a.m. an unknown suspect forced entry into a business and stole cash before fleeing the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, 50 – 60 years old, 6’0” tall and approximately 200 lbs. He was wearing a green hoodie, jeans, and black gloves at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12210204, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12220034, 900 block of N. Jackson Street
LARCENY, 2019-12220084, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12220129, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12230029, 1900 block of S. Eads Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-12230068, 1700 block of S. Quincy Street
LARCENY, 2019-12230093, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-12230100, 1100 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-12230181, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12230193, 700 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2019-12230221, Unit block of N. Glebe Road
TRESPASS, 2019-12240026, 900 block of N. Stafford Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-12240032, 4000 block of Lee Highway
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-12240035, 2100 block of S. Lynn Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-12240049, 1300 block of Army Navy Drive
RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2019-12240051, 3500 block of Lee Highway
LARCENY, 2019-12240071, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12240084, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-12240092, 800 block of Army Navy Drive
FRAUD, 2019-12240097, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12240113, 700 block of N. Glebe Road
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12240122, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12240165, 500 block of N. Oxford Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-12250010, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street
ELUDING, 2019-12250019, 900 block of S. Taylor Street
STOLEN PROPERTY, 2019-12250021, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street