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.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING BY CAUSTIC AGENT, 2019-07290209, 2100 block of 15th Street N. At approximately 8:49 p.m. on July 29, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male suspect entered a business and began browsing merchandise. An employee observed the suspect allegedly place items into his bag and confronted him. A brief struggle ensued and the suspect sprayed the employee with pepper spray, before fleeing prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s, wearing a white t-shirt and blue overalls. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2019-07290213, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 29, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that four suspects entered a business and each selected multiple items of merchandise and began to exit the business. Two employees attempted to stop the suspects from exiting, when one suspect brandished a metal object and threatened one of the employees. All four suspects fled prior to police arrival. Suspect One is described as a black female, 20-40 years old, average height and build, with straight black hair, wearing a gray skirt, white tank top, black sandals and carrying a tan bag. Suspect Two is described as a black female, 20-40 years old, average height with a slightly heavier build, with red braided hair and black glasses, wearing a black t-shirt, black shorts, black shoes and carrying a pink purse. Suspect Three brandished the metal object and is described as a black female, 20-40 years old, average height and build, shoulder length black hair, wearing a light colored strapless dress, white sandals and carrying a light colored purse. Suspect Four is described as a black female, 20-40 years old, average height and build, with long black hair, wearing a white tank top, blue jeans, flats and carrying a white purse. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY, 2019-07290234, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street. At approximately 10:23 p.m. on July 29, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that between July 26 at 6:00 a.m. and July 29 at 10:15 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) forced entry to a residence, tampered with items and stole numerous items of value and an undisclosed amount of cash. There are no suspect(s) description(s). The investigation is ongoing.
LIQUOR LAW VIOLATION, 2019-07290004, 1000 block of N. Vermont Street
ELUDING, 2019-07290017, Arlington Boulevard at N. Pershing Drive
FORGERY, 2019-07290040, 2500 block of Shirlington Road
LARCENY, 2019-07290061, 800 block of N. Quincy Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-07290084, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2019-07290226, 3900 block of Wilson Boulevard
7/29/19, MD 4DC4750, 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, Red
6700 block of 25th Street N.