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, 2018-02270160, 4600 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 1:45 p.m. on February 27, police were dispatched to the report of an assault that just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male suspect approached the female victim and attempted to forcibly remove a cell phone from her hands. The victim was able to maintain control of the cell phone. When a witness verbally intervened, the suspect fled the scene on foot. A suspect description was broadcast to police and arriving units located a suspect matching the description. Darryl Forrest, 37, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with attempted robbery. He was held on no bond.
PEEPING, 2018-02280206, Unit block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 5:25 p.m. on February 28, police were dispatched to the report of a subject recording a female victim in a dressing room. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 5:00 p.m., while the victim was inside of a fitting room, an unknown male suspect reached under the wall and began recording her with a cell phone. The victim shouted for help and the suspect left the fitting room. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a light skinned Hispanic male, approximately 40 years old, with a heavy build, a short neck, short curly black hair, wearing a gray and red striped shirt, a dark jacket, gray or khaki pants, carrying a dark backpack.
BURGLARY, 2018-02280225, 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 6:50 p.m. on February 28, police were dispatched to the report of a subject matching the description from a prior Burglary and Grand Larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined that an employee encountered the subject in a restricted area of the business and confronted him. Arriving officers took the suspect into custody. During the course of the investigation, the suspect was determined to be involved in the December 31 incident (2017-12310079). Maurice Smith, 36, was arrested and charged with Burglary, as well as Burglary and Grand Larceny from the prior incident. He was held on no bond.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-02280010, 2200 block of Crystal Drive
IDENTITY THEFT, 2018-02280067, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAFFITI, 2018-02280149, 5200 block of Yorktown Boulevard
LARCENY, 2018-02280152, 1900 block of Fort Myer Drive
FRAUD, 2018-02280154, 900 block of S. George Mason Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2018-02280183, 1500 block of Clarendon Boulevard
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-02280195, 1600 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2018-02280271, 3700 block of N. Oakland Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-02280306, S. Eads Street at 20th Street S.