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, 2021-11120254, 5100 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 10:51 p.m. on January 12, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that two suspects entered a business and one of them began to select merchandise. That suspect displayed a firearm, approached the counter and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, while the second suspect blocked the view of an employee. The suspects then fled on foot prior to police arrival. Suspect One is described as a Black male, approximately 6’0”, with a skinny build, short black hair, wearing a camo jacket, dark blue jeans, and a black mask. Suspect Two is described as a Black male, approximately 6’0”, with a skinny build, short black hair, wearing a black jacket, dark blue jeans, and a black mask. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2021-01120084, 1500 block of S. Fern Street. At approximately 11:00 a.m. on January 12, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 7:00 a.m. on January 11 and 10:52 a.m. on January 12, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the victim’s residence and stole prescription medications and household items. There is no suspect description(s). The investigation is ongoing.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY (late), 2021-01120051, 3300 block of S. Stafford Street. At approximately 9:00 a.m. on January 12, police were dispatched to the late report of an attempted burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., an unknown suspect attempted to gain entry to a residence unsuccessfully. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
1/12/21, VA ULU7363, 2002 Dodge Caravan, White
1800 block of 26th Street S.
1/12/21, VA UNV7725, 1999 Ford Econoline E150, White
Columbia Pike at S. Randolph Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-01124003, 400 block of N. Barton Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-01124004, 4700 block of 21st Road N.
LARCENY, 2021-01124007, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-01124010, 4200 block of 25th Street N.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-01124011, 2000 block of N. George Mason Drive
LARCENY, 2020-01124012, 3300 block of N. Brandywine Street
FRAUD, 2021-01124013, 1600 block of S. Eads Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-01134001, 1900 block of N. Cleveland Street