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.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2019-12240144, Shirlington Road at 25th Street S. At approximately 8:28 p.m. on December 24, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, it was determined that a witness observed the suspect allegedly looking into residences and vehicles. Officers located the suspect in the area and made contact with him, however, he attempted to flee on foot. The suspect disobeyed lawful commands and continued to run until an officer caught up to him. While placing the suspect in handcuffs, he actively resisted and bit an officer. With the assistance of additional officers arriving on scene, the suspect was taken into custody. Kevin Colonius Gwalthey, 37, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Police and Obstruction of Justice.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2019-1226000, 1600 block of N. Taylor Street. At approximately 12:40 a.m. on December 26, police were dispatched to the report of a disorderly subject inside a residence. Upon arrival, an officer made contact with the suspect and attempted to assist him, however, the suspect struck the officer with an open palm. While attempting to place the suspect in handcuffs, the suspect actively resisted and a brief struggle ensued. With the assistance of additional officers arriving on scene, the suspect was taken into custody. Kevin Robinson, 43, of Kensington, Md., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Police and Obstruction of Justice.
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2019-2019-12240136, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
TRESPASS, 2019-12260026, 1500 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2019-12260081, 2000 block of S. Lincoln Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-12260099, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
LARCENY, 2019-12260106, Long Bridge Drive at Boundary Channel Drive
GRAFFITI, 2019-12260129, 4500 block of Pershing Drive
TRESPASS, 2019-12260135, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive
TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2019-12260179, I-395 NB at Boundary Channel Drive