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.
GRAND LARCENY (Significant), 2020-02090157, 900 block of Army Navy Drive. At approximately 3:40 p.m. on February 9, an officer on patrol observed a suspicious suspect looking into parked vehicles. The suspect allegedly attempted to enter a vehicle by pulling on the door’s handles before breaking the rear driver’s side door window and stealing a backpack in plain view. The suspect fled the scene on foot and was located by a responding officer inside the metro station. The suspect refused to comply with the officer’s lawful commands and attempted to flee the scene on foot. Upon arrival of additional units, the suspect was taken into custody without incident. Harvey Jones, 24, of Washington D.C. was arrested and charged with Possession of Burglarous Tools, Grand Larceny: Theft from Motor Vehicle, and Destruction of Property. He was also determined to be wanted out of North Carolina. He was held on no bond.
ROBBERY, 2020-02100190, 2500 block of 9th Road S. At approximately 4:52 p.m. on February 10, police were dispatched to the report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, it was determined that the subject had visited a business earlier in the day, tampered with merchandise and allegedly stolen items. The suspect returned to the business later, and when confronted by employees, he allegedly began acting disorderly and threatened an employee. The suspect then attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise, and, when employees attempted to stop him, he struck the employee with a cart multiple times and assaulted a second employee. Arriving officers took the suspect into custody without incident. William Anderson, 52, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Robbery (x2). He was held on no bond.
ROBBERY, 2020-02100201, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street. At approximately 5:42 p.m. on February 10, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, it was determined that as the victim exited a business, she passed the two female suspects, who began shouting at her. The victim continued walking, however the suspects began chasing her. The suspects assaulted the victim and stole her phone, then fled prior to police arrival. Suspect one is described as a juvenile or young adult female, approximately 14-18 years old, short, thin, with curly shoulder-length hair, wearing black pants, a black jacket and white and black shoes. Suspect Two is described as as a juvenile or young adult female, approximately 14-18 years old, approximately 5’4”-5’8”, with a chubby build, wearing jeans, a white shirt and a black and orange jacket. The investigation is ongoing.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-02100129, 12th Street S. at S. Fern Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-02100021, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-02100056, 600 block of S. Carlin Springs Road
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-02100115, 1200 block of N. Scott Street
LARCENY, 2020-02100131, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-02100145, 500 block of 12th Street S.
STOLEN PROPERTY, 2020-02100175, 1500 block of S. Quincy Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 2020-02100178, I-395 NB at S. Fern Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-02100192, 1100 block of N. Highland Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-02100193, 700 block of 12th Street S.
2/10/20, MD 1DZ8421, 2016 Volvo XC90, Black
1200 block of N. Garfield Street
2/10/20, VA VJX3734, 2003 Toyota Corolla, Tan
1200 block of N. Filmore Street
2/10/20, VA VNU4700, 2016 Honda Accord, Gray
1000 block of S. Quebec Street