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.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2020-07020138, 900 block of N. Stuart Street. At approximately 4:21 p.m. on July 2, police were dispatched to the report of a subject that had previously attempted to break into a business. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 6:43 a.m., the suspect allegedly gained entry to a secured business. Nothing was stolen from the business. At approximately 3:10 p.m., the suspect returned to the business, and, upon being confronted by staff, he fled on foot. Arriving officers located the suspect and took him into custody without incident. Gerald Smith, 56, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Unlawful Entry and held on a secured bond.
INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2020-07040249, 1200 block of S. Eads Street. At approximately 11:55 p.m. on July 4, police were dispatched to the report of a male exposing himself. Arriving officers located the suspect, who attempted to walk away from them. He then turned back and allegedly exposed himself to officers, who then took him into custody without incident. David Morris, 36, of Fayetteville, N.C. was arrested and charged with Indecent Exposure and Drunk in Public. He was held on no bond.
INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2020-07040083, 100 block of S. Fenwick Street. At approximately 7:04 a.m. on July 4, police were dispatched to the report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim observed the male suspect allegedly touching himself inappropriately. Arriving officers located the suspect and took him into custody without incident. Joseph Alexander, 29, of Washington, D.C. was arrested and charged with Public Masturbation and held on no bond.
BRANDISHING, 2020-07040228, 5100 block of 7th Road S. At approximately 10:37 p.m. on July 4, police were dispatched to the report of a person with a knife. Upon arrival, it was determined that the group of victims were having a party in the park when they were approached by a group of 8-10 male suspects brandishing knives, who attempted to force them to leave. The suspects fled on foot prior to police arrival. The victims were not injured. They are described as heavyset males. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2020-07040170, 1200 block of S. Hayes. At approximately 7:04 p.m. on July 4, an officer was flagged down by an individual in need of assistance and observed a physical altercation in progress. It was determined that the victim was inside a business when he was approached by two male suspects who demanded his phone and money. The suspects assaulted the victim and stole his phone before fleeing. The victim, with the assistance of two others, attempted to find the phone. They located and confronted the two suspects, who were now with two other subjects in the area outside of the business, and a physical altercation ensued. As the officer arrived on scene and observed the physical altercation, the suspects and subjects fled in a vehicle. The victim was not injured. The suspects are described as two Black males, approximately 5’10”-6’0”. The vehicle is described as a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. The investigation is ongoing.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 2020-07020083, 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 11:10 a.m. on July 2, police were dispatched to the late report of an attempted burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 1:45 a.m., an unknown suspect attempted to gain entry to a business unsuccessfully. The suspect is described as a White male, wearing a white t-shirt, pants, a baseball cap, white sneakers, with a tattoo on his right shoulder. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07020004, 2000 block of 15th Street N.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-07020048, 4300 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2020-07020090, 800 block of S. Greenbrier Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-07020146, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
GRAFFITI, 2020-07020155, N. Florida Street at 26th Street N.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-07020156, 4600 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07020158, 3500 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-07020166, 2200 block of Fairfax Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-07020198, N. Quincy Street at Washington Boulevard
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07020203, 2700 block of N. Pershing Drive
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2020-07020213, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2020-07030017, 2300 block of S. Eads Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-07030040, 2200 block of Fairfax Drive
LARCENY, 2020-07030073, 2500 block of 9th Road S.
GRAFFITI, 2020-07030079, N. Powhatan Street at 12th Street N.
GRAFFITI, 2020-07030085, Yorktown Boulevard at 28th Street N.
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-07030110, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07030130, S. Abingdon Street at 34th Street S.
ELUDING, 2020-07040046, I-395 SB at S. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2020-07040098, 600 block of N. Glebe Road
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07040125, 1800 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-07050084, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-07050146, 1700 block of Richmond Highway
LARCENY, 2020-07050183, 4900 block of Columbia Pike
7/2/20, No Tags, 2017 Mercedes Benz GLS 450, Silver
600 block of N. Glebe Road
7/3/20, TX 357T3H, 2018 KTM 690 Enduro Motorcycle, Black
3400 block of S. Stafford Street
7/4/20, VA USV7144, 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, White
3200 block of N. Abingdon Street
7/5/20, HI 170XNW, 2006 Yamaha YZFR6 Motorcycle, Black and Gray
3000 block of S. Columbus Street