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.
BURGLARY, 2020-01170179, 2900 block of 6th Street S. At approximately 2:00 p.m. on January 17, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was inside her residence when she heard noise and allegedly observed the unknown male suspect inside. Upon noticing the victim, the suspect fled the residence. Arriving officers located the suspect in the area and he was positively identified. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the suspect had allegedly entered a second residence and stolen items of value (2020-01170179). Daniel Copeland, 24, of Washington, D.C. was arrested and charged with Burglary. The suspect was also determined to be wanted out of Falls Church for Petit Larceny. He was held on no bond.
BURGLARY, 2020-0117019, 3000 block of 7th Street S. At approximately 1:59 p.m. on January 17, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was notified of an open door at her residence. Upon responding to the residence, the victim noticed that an unknown suspect had gained entry to the residence, tampered with items and stolen items of value. While on scene investigating, officers investigating a separate burglary in the area found the suspect to be in possession of items allegedly stolen from this residence. Daniel Copeland, 24, of Washington, D.C. was arrested and charged with Burglary and Grand Larceny. He was held on no bond.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-01170082, 100 block of N. Trenton Street. At approximately 9:50 a.m. on January 17th, police were dispatched to the report of a grand larceny auto. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 6:00 p.m. on January 16 and 8:00 a.m. on January 17, an unknown suspect stole the victim’s parked vehicle. The victim subsequently observed an unknown suspect allegedly driving the vehicle in the area and contacted police. Arriving officers located the unoccupied vehicle and suspect in the area. Michael Brunner, 18, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny: Motor Vehicle Theft and No Drivers License.
ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2020-01200032, S. Walter Reed Drive at S. Monroe Street. At approximately 3:10 a.m. on January 20, police were on a traffic stop after observing a vehicle drive southbound in the northbound lanes when a second, unrelated vehicle, also traveling on the wrong side of the roadway pulled behind the initial suspect vehicle. As officers approached the vehicle to investigate, they observed a handgun with extended magazine in plain view. The suspect disobeyed the lawful commands of the officers, placed the vehicle into drive and allegedly accelerated towards an officer. The officer quickly moved out of the way to avoid being struck and the vehicle fled the scene at a high rate of speed. The suspect is described as a light skinned black male, early to mid-20’s with a thin build and short, braided hair. He was wearing glasses, a tan winter hat and a dark shirt at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2020-01180044, 900 block of N. Jackson Street. At approximately 2:37 a.m. on January 18, police were dispatched to the report of trouble unknown. Upon arrival, it was determined that a dispute between multiple subjects inside of a business moved outside, escalated and became physical. The suspects stole the victim’s jacket and phone, entered a vehicle and attempted to flee, striking two additional victims. The parties became reengaged in the dispute and a suspect struck the vehicle with a metal pole, causing damage. The victims sustained minor injuries which did not require medical treatment. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2020-01190177, 800 block of Army Navy Drive. At approximately 5:25 p.m. on January 19 an officer on patrol was flagged down by a citizen requesting assistance. The investigation determined that between 5:05 p.m. and 5:20 p.m., the female victim was sitting inside her parked vehicle when an unknown suspect approached her, brandished a firearm and demanded her cell phone. The suspect fled the scene on foot after stealing the cell phone. The suspect is described as a black male, late teens to early 20’s, wearing a dark colored sweater, a hoodie pulled over his head and dark pants. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2020-01170195, 2500 block of 9th Road S. At approximately 3:14 p.m. on January 17, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim made contact with two subjects who previously stole his phone. He attempted to confront them to retrieve his phone, however, during the encounter, the suspect stole the victim’s iPad. When the victim attempted to call police, the suspects pushed the victim and fled. Suspect One is described as a black male, with long black dreads, about 5’8”, medium build, late 20’s years old and wearing a blue jacket. Suspect Two is described as a male, homeless, possibly from Pakistan, in his 40’s, about 6’2”, with a skinny build, short black hair and wearing a green jacket. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2020-01170313, Unit block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 11:38 p.m. on January 17, police were dispatched to the report of an alarm. Upon arrival, it was determined that that a group of suspects forced entry to a business, rummaged through items, and fled prior to police arrival. Nothing was reported stolen from the business. There are no suspect descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2020-01200081, 4800 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 11:24 a.m. on January 20, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 11:30 p.m. on January 19 and 11:24 a.m. on January 20, an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a business and stole items of value and cash. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY (late), 2020-01190168, 4600 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 5:56 p.m. on January 19, police were dispatched to the report of a late larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 8:00 a.m. on January 6 and 11:59 p.m. on January 18, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s residence and stole personal property. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-01170015, 900 block of N. Stafford Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01170059, 2600 block of Richmond Highway
TRESPASS, 2020-01170130, 4000 block of 5th Road N.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01170144, 100 block of S. Old Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2020-01170148, Unit block of N. Filmore Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01170159, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-01170165, 2600 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2020-01170198, 800 block of N. Edison Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01170216, N. Greenbrier Street at N. Granada Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01170219, 4100 block of Vacation Lane
LARCENY, 2020-01170220, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2020-01170243, 3900 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-01170246, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
ELUDING, 2020-01180010, 2700 block of Washington Boulevard
ELUDING, 2020-01180046, 900 block of I-395 SB
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2020-01180070, 3300 block of Lee Highway
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01180078, 4600 block of 6th Street S.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2020-01180101, 1300 block of N. Courthouse Road
LARCENY, 2020-01180107, 4500 block of Lee Highway
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01180144, 4100 block of 3rd Road N.
FRAUD, 2020-01180152, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2020-01180169, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street
LARCENY, 2020-01180180, 2500 block of 9th Road S.
LARCENY, 2020-01180191, 400 block of N. George Mason Drive
LARCENY, 2020-01180229, 2200 block of Crystal Drive
TRESPASS, 2020-01190054, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
TRESPASS, 2020-01190079, 2100 block of Wilson Boulevard
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01190108, 900 block of N. Jackson Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-01190139, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01190156, 800 block of Army Navy Drive
LARCENY, 2020-01190188, 3400 block of 23rd Street S.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01190244, 5300 block of 8th Road S.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-01200019, 4000 block of 5th Road N.
FORGERY, 2020-01200054, 1400 block of 28th Street S.
LARCENY, 2020-01200099, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street
LARCENY, 2020-01200178, 200 block of S. Glebe Road
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-01200199, 4600 block of 3rd Street S.
1/17/20, VA UZP6029, 2009 Toyota Camry, Silver
Unit block of N. Glebe Road
1/18/20, VA 1928UX, 2011 Acura TSX, Gray
1100 block of N. Garfield Street
1/20/19, MD 3CT1598, 2017 Acura ILX, Silver
1400 block of 28th Street S.