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.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2020-06250035, Washington Boulevard at N. Glebe Road. At approximately 4:02 a.m. on June 25, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person acting aggressively to a passerby. Arriving officers made contact with the male subject, who was standing in the roadway and moved him to the sidewalk for his safety. The subject repeatedly attempted to walk back into the roadway as traffic was passing. He was transported to an area hospital for medical evaluation, where he allegedly began acting disorderly and struck an officer with a closed fist multiple times. With the assistance of additional officers, the suspect was placed into handcuffs. The officer sustained minor injuries requiring medical treatment. John Steele, 24, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Police.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2020-06260004, 200 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 12:13 a.m. on June 26, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. A lookout was broadcast, and officers located an individual matching the suspect description nearby. While investigating, the suspect denied having stolen anything and began walking away. The officer attempted to stop the suspect, however, he became combative, allegedly threw liquid at the officers and fled on foot. The officer caught up to the suspect, and, with the assistance of additional arriving officers, he was taken into custody. The suspect was transported to an area hospital for medical clearance, where he continued to act disorderly. The suspect then refused to get into the transport vehicle and had to be lifted in by multiple officers, during which he bit an officer. Deandre Davis, 39, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Police (x2), Obstruction of Justice, Petit Larceny: Shoplifting and Drunk in Public. He was held on no bond.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-06250017, 2300 block of S. Rolfe Street. At approximately 1:44 a.m. on June 25, police were dispatched to the report of an individual pulling on car door handles. Upon arrival, officers located an individual matching the description provided in a lookout rummaging through the trunk of a vehicle. When asked if the vehicle belonged to him, the suspect backed away from it and attempted to flee on foot. Officers were able to catch up to the suspect and take him into custody without incident. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect allegedly attempted to enter three additional vehicles prior to police arrival, and, during a search incident to arrest, he was found to be in possession of marijuana and stolen credit cards. Michael Ratliff Jr., 29, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Credit Card Theft (x3), Possession of Marijuana, Tampering with Vehicle and Drunk in Public. He was held on no bond.
GRAND LARCENY (significant), 6700 block of Little Falls Road. At approximately 5:48 a.m. on June 25, police were dispatched to the report of a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the victim’s vehicle and stole it overnight. A second vehicle, also from the 5700 block of Little Falls Road, was reported stolen approximately four hours later. Both vehicles were later recovered in Washington, D.C. There are no suspect(s) descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2020-06260099, 2800 block of 8th Street S. At approximately 12:45 p.m. on June 25, police were dispatched to the late report of an unlawful entry. Upon arrival, it was determined that between June 20 and June 24, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to a vacant residence and tampered with items, leaving behind a mess. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-06250031, 5000 block of 33rd Street N.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-06250047, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive
LARCENY, 2020-06250100, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-06250127, 6100 block of 18th Road N.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-06250205, N. Glebe Road at Lee Highway