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.
ROBBERY, 2020-01030029, 2700 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on January 3, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that two suspects entered a business and forced two employees behind the counter. Suspect One displayed an object that appeared to be a knife, pushed an employee towards the cash register and forced him to open it, then stole an undisclosed amount of cash and other merchandise. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival. One victim sustained minor injuries. Suspect One is described as a black male, approximately 5’8”, thin build, wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, gloves and a bandanna. Suspect Two is described as a black male, approximately 5’4”, thin build, wearing all black. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2020-01050141, 2800 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 4:33 p.m. on January 5, police responded to the report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 4:32 a.m., five unknown suspects forced entry to a business, rummaged through items and stole cash. During the incident, the suspects stole a vehicle associated with an employee which was parked on the premises. Suspect One is described as a black male in his teens, skinny with a light complexion. Suspect Two is described as a tall, skinny, black male. Suspect Three is described as a skinny, black male. Suspect Four is described as a tall, thin, black male. Suspect Five is described as a short, black male. The suspects wore dark clothing at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED DWELLING, 2020-01030192, 1700 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 5:40 p.m. on January 3, police were dispatched to the report of possible shots heard. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect threw a skateboard wheel into the glass door of a business, causing it to shatter. No injuries were reported and the investigation determined no shooting had occurred. The investigation is ongoing.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (Series), 2020-01060029/01060038, 2700 block of 20th Street N./2000 N. Kenilworth Street. At approximately 4:00 a.m. on January 6, police responded to the report of a vehicle tampering. Upon arrival, a witness reported observing a SUV driving through the area, several individuals exiting and trying door handles of parked vehicles. Officers located seven vehicles which had been entered, rummaged through and items of value stolen. The investigation is ongoing. Updated (1/7/20): Officers were later dispatched back to the area and, during the course of the investigation, located seven additional vehicles which had been entered, rummaged through and items of value taken. Additionally, one vehicle was reported stolen from the 1900 block of N. Lexington Street. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2020-01040024, 3200 block of 9th Street S. At approximately 1:35 a.m. on January 4, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 6:30 a.m. on January 3 and 1:30 a.m. on January 4, an unknown suspect gained entry to a residence and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
SEXUAL BATTERY (late), 2020-01050181, 1100 block of N. George Mason Drive. At approximately 9:10 p.m. on January 5, police were dispatched to the late report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 8:17 p.m., the victim was walking in the area when she noticed the shadow of someone behind her. As she turned around, the suspect grabbed her buttocks and ran away. She described the suspect as a white male, in his late 20’s or early 30’s, possibly Hispanic or Italian, with dark features, straight, dark, short hair, wearing a black hoodie and light pants. The investigation is ongoing.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01030055, 1500 block of N. Utah Street
STOLEN PROPERTY, 2020-01030063, 2400 block of 24th Road S.
ELUDING, 2020-01030101, 1800 block of Crystal Drive
IDENTITY THEFT, 2020-01030154, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
FRAUD, 2020-01030173, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2020-01030189, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road
TRESPASS, 2020-01030230, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-01030231, Unit block of S. Carlin Springs Road
FRAUD, 2020-01040070, 4500 block of Lee Highway
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01040092, 6800 block of Lee Highway
LARCENY, 2020-01040114, 2800 block of Clarendon Boulevard
THREATS, 2020-01040134, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-01040157, 2500 block of 9th Road S.
LARCENY, 2020-01040183, 500 block of 15th Street S.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01040220, 400 block of 23rd Street S.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01050107, S. Four Mile Run Drive at S. Thomas Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-01050119, 1600 block of S. Eads Street
ELUDING, 2020-01050131, Richmond Highway at 20th Street S.
LARCENY, 2020-01050133, 900 block of N. Nelson Street
HARASSMENT, 2020-01050136, 2000 block of N. Adams Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-01050154, 1200 block of S. Fer Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01050167, 2100 block of Crystal Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-01050211, Crystal Drive at 23rd Street S.
1/3/20, VA UPC3235, 2019 BMW X3, Dark Green
1500 block of N. Edison Street
1/4/20, VA FD2518, 2018 Ford Explorer, Black
3900 block of 19th Street S.
1/5/20, VA UZU9125, 2012 BMW X5 SUV, White
2800 block of Washington Boulevard