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.
ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY, 2018-01040177, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 9:42 p.m. on January 4, police were dispatched to the report of an attempted armed robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that two male victims were walking in the area when they were approached by three unknown suspects. One suspect brandished a firearm and attempted to steal money from the victims. The suspects were unsuccessful and fled the area on foot. The suspects are described as three black males, between 16 – 21 years of age, approximately 5’8” to 6” tall with average builds. The investigation is ongoing.
ATTEMPTED CARJACKING, 2018-01040128, 1400 block of N. Scott Street. At approximately 4:37 p.m. on January 4, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male suspect, holding a piece of metal, approached the female victim and allegedly told her he was going to take her vehicle. The victim was able to safely leave the location and contact police. Responding officers canvased the area and located a suspect matching the description provided by the victim. Jeffrey Johnson, 40, of Waldorf, MD was arrested and charged with attempted carjacking. He was held on no bond.
NARCOTICS VIOLATION (Significant), 2018-01040111, 2200 block of S. Clark Street. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 4, police executed a narcotics search warrant and one suspect was taken into custody. Jacob Hill, 36, of Fairfax, VA was arrested and charged with manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute a controlled substance and transporting a controlled substance.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-01040017, 1900 block of Key Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2018-01040054, 2nd Street S. at S. Highland Street
1/4/18, VA VRM8363, 2016 Lexus NX-Sport, White
2200 block of N. Pershing Drive