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.
ROBBERY, 2017-07230093, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 9:20 a.m. on July 23, police responded to the report of a strong armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that an employee was assaulted after confronting two male suspects attempting to steal merchandise. The suspects then fled the scene with the merchandise. The first suspect is described as a 40-50 year old black male, approximately 6’2”, wearing a black t-shirt underneath a tan long-sleeve shirt and khaki pants. The second suspect is described as a 40-50 year old black male, approximately 5’8” with a heavy build. He was wearing a polo shirt, jean shorts and black and white sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2017-07210024, 800 block of 22nd Street S. At approximately 1:24 a.m. on July 21, police responded to the report of a possible unlawful entry. Upon arrival, it was determined that police were contacted after a tenant reported hearing footsteps in the attic. Police searched the residence and located the suspect. Anthony Jones, 60, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Unlawful Entry. He was held without bail.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2017-07240069, 4200 block of 31st Street S.
LARCENY, 2017-07240113, 4500 block of Lee Highway
SHOPLIFTING, 2017-07240157, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2017-07240178, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-07240184, 100 block of N. Wayne Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-07240279, 5500 block of Columbia Pike
07/24/17, VA VKE5119, 2004 Dodge Caravan, White
4500 block of 31st Street S.