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.
WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2021-02240224, 800 block of Army Navy Drive. At approximately 5:15 p.m. on February 24, an officer investigating a license plate reader hit located the associated vehicle parked and unoccupied. The investigation determined that the vehicle was displaying a fraudulent temporary tag that did not match the VIN on the vehicle. The vehicle was subsequently determined to have been previously reported stolen out of Prince George’s County, Md. At approximately 6:08 p.m., police made contact with two suspects as they returned to the vehicle and detained them without incident. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana and two firearms. Shawn Eubanks, 31, of Washington, D.C., was arrested and charged with Violent Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, and held without bond. Deontay Curtis, 34, of District Heights, Md., was arrested and charged with Violent Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, and held without bond.
WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2021-02250247, 1500 block of Richmond Highway. At approximately 9:07 p.m. on February 25, an officer on patrol observed an improperly registered vehicle exiting a garage in the area of Richmond Highway at 23rd Street S. and effected a traffic stop. Upon making contact with the occupants of the vehicle, the driver was determined to be not licensed. During a search of the vehicle, marijuana and a firearm were located. James Hobbs, 32, of Washington, D.C., was charged with Carrying a Concealed Firearm, No Operators License, and Improper Registration, and released on summonses.
WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2021-02250269, 15th Street S. at Richmond Highway. At approximately 10:50 p.m. on February 25, an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle displaying improper registration. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver of the vehicle did not have a valid license. During an inventory of the vehicle prior to towing, officers recovered a firearm, which was determined to be stolen, and an extended magazine. Kelvin Hamlett, 28, of Washington D.C. was arrested and charged with Receiving a Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Violent Felon, Driving without a License and Operation a Motor Vehicle with Improper Registration. He was held on no bond.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-02250034, 1200 block of Wilson Boulevard
SHOPLIFTING, 2021-02250125, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-02250138, 4400 block of 31st Street S.
LARCENY, 2021-02250168, 900 block of Army Navy Drive
LARCENY, 2021-02254003, 1200 block of S. Scott Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-02254008, 3200 block of 5th Street S.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-02254012, 3900 block of 6th Street N.