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, 2020-02140197, I-395 NB at Route 1. At approximately 4:10 p.m. on February 14, an officer conducting stationary traffic enforcement motioned for the driver to pull over. When the officer made contact with the driver, he ignored lawful commands and attempted to start his vehicle multiple times unsuccessfully. The suspect then successfully started his vehicle and fled at a high rate of speed, striking the officer with his side view mirror. The officer was not injured. Warrants for Assault and Battery on Police, Eluding and Obstruction of Justice were obtained for the suspect.
VEHICLE TAMPERING (significant), 2020-02150063, S. Scott Street at Columbia Pike. At approximately 4:25 a.m. on February 15, police were dispatched to the late report of a tampering with auto. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a vehicle, which the reporting party had previously observed the suspect allegedly enter. While investigating, the officer heard noise from inside the vehicle and, while determining if the vehicle was occupied, the suspect exited and attempted to flee on foot. A brief foot pursuit ensued and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the suspect had also gained entry to two other vehicles in the area. Rudolph Renfrow, 68, of Washington, D.C., was arrested and charged with Tampering with Vehicle (x3), Entering or Setting in Motion a Vehicle, Possession of Burglarous Tools and Obstruction of Justice. He was held on no bond.
ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2020-02140133, N. George Mason Drive at Lee Highway. At approximately 11:40 a.m. on February 14, police were dispatched to the report of a fight. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim and suspect were involved in a minor vehicle crash when the suspect began yelling obscenities towards the victim. The suspect then pulled his vehicle in front of the victim’s vehicle, exited and approached the victim. The suspect struck the victim’s window multiple times with a closed fist. The victim attempted to push the suspect away by opening his door, however, the suspect produced a knife and allegedly attempted to strike the victim. The victim was not injured. Ralph Graham, 69, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested and charged with Attempted Malicious Wounding.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-02170018, I-395 SB at S. Glebe Road. At approximately 1:31 a.m. on February 17, an officer on patrol was alerted to an license plate reader hit on a vehicle previously reported stolen out of Howard County, Md. The officer followed the vehicle until the driver parked in a parking lot in the 4900 block of Seminary Road. The suspect exited the vehicle, ignored lawful commands and attempted to flee on foot. A brief foot pursuit ensued and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. Darius Jennings, 25, of Washington, D.C. was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny: Motor Vehicle Theft, No Drivers License, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Burglarous Tools. He was held on no bond.
ROBBERY, 2020-02150070, 2800 block of S. Wakefield Street. At approximately 5:48 a.m. on February 15, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect entered a business, selected merchandise, approached the register and provided the employee with cash for the merchandise. The suspect then assaulted the employee, jumped over the counter and stole an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20 years old, wearing a hooded jacket, blue jeans and white shoes. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2020-02160035, 2700 block of 16th Street S. At approximately 1:50 a.m. on February 16, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim exited her vehicle and was walking towards her residence when she was approached by the unknown suspect, who grabbed her purse. The suspect pushed the victim to the ground and fled in a vehicle prior to police arrival. The victim sustained minor injuries. The suspect is described as a black male 30-40 years old, approximately 6’0”, wearing a black and white jacket, black pants, dark tennis shoes and a black skull cap. The investigation is ongoing.
FRAUD, 2020-02140039, 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-02140049, 2300 block of 24th Road S
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-02140070, 2300 block of N. Quebec Street
LARCENY, 2020-02140073, 4300 block of Henderson Road
LARCENY, 2020-02140132, 400 block of 12th Street S.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-02140142, N. Woodstock Street at Lee Highway
LARCENY, 2020-02140137, 100 block of S. Old Glebe Road
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-02140142, N. Woodstock Street at Lee Highway
FRAUD, 2020-02140152, 1600 block of N. Fillmore Street
LARCENY, 2020-02140182, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
THREATS, 2020-02140183, 800 block of S. Walter Reed Drive
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-02140194, Arlington Boulevard at Glebe Road
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2020-02150020, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-02150105, Clarendon Boulevard at N. Courthouse Road
FRAUD, 2020-02150118, 4600 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-02150132, Washington Boulevard
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-02150154, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
IDENTITY THEFT, 2020-02150163, 1800 block of N. Johnson Street
LARCENY, 2020-02150170, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2020-02150173, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-02150236, 700 block of 12th Street S.
TRESPASS, 2020-02150260, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-02160056, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-02160123, 1300 block of S. Nelson Street
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-02160125, 2700 block of Washington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-02160142, 5700 block of Lee Highway
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-02160156, 3600 block of S. Glebe Road
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-02160182, 700 block of N. Glebe Road
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-02170110, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2020-02170120, 800 block of Army Navy Drive
LARCENY, 2020-02170125, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2020-02170136, 1300 block of N. Rolfe Street
LARCENY, 2020-02170147, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-02170165, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAFFITI, 2020-02170171, 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-02170182, 2100 block of 15th Street N.
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-02170204, 800 block of N. Glebe Road
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-02170207, 1100 block of S. Monroe Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-02170220, 1000 block of Army Navy Drive
2/14/20, VA VKB5625, 2007 Toyota Prius, Red
2300 block of N. Quebec Street
2/14/20, VA XJS4036, 1997 Ford Econoline E150, White
16th Street S. at S. Four Mile Run Drive
2/17/20, MD 68147CF, 2012 Volvo XC60, Silver
200 block of 18th Street S.