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 AND BATTERY (Significant), 2020-03180122, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 4:56 p.m. on March 18, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that the driver of a taxi cab was seated in his parked vehicle when a group of six juveniles approached. Suspect One allegedly opened the passenger door of the vehicle and began rifling through the victim’s property. The victim exited the vehicle and confronted the group at which point Suspect Two came up from behind and struck the victim. The juveniles then fled the scene with the victim’s phone and cash. An arriving officer located three of the juveniles and took them into custody without incident. Following brief foot pursuits, additional officers located the three outstanding juveniles and took them into custody. The victim was treated on scene by medics for minor injuries. Suspect One was charged with Grand Larceny. Suspect Two was charged with Assault and Battery and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony. A third juvenile suspect was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Grand Larceny.
ROBBERY, 2020-03180027, Henderson Road at N. Thomas Street. At approximately 3:57 a.m. on March 18, police were dispatched to Virginia Hospital Center for the late report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area of Henderson Road at N. Thomas Street with a friend, when he observed the male suspects behind them. The friend entered a residence, while the victim remained outside, at which point, the suspects approached the victim from behind and assaulted him. The suspects stole the victim’s phone then fled on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries. The suspects are described as two black males, approximately 25-30 years old, approximately 5’10, 140-170 lbs. The investigation is ongoing.
TRESPASS, 2020-03180026, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-03180060, 1400 block of Richmond Highway