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, 2017-03190011, 4000 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 12:35 a.m. on March 19, officers responded to the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Three masked male suspects entered a store and confronted the employee and a customer inside. One suspect brandished a firearm and demanded money from the register, while another suspect demanded money from the customer. The suspects then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’10”-6’00” tall and weighed 140-170 lbs. He was wearing a black winter coat, dark jeans, dark colored shoes, black gloves, and a black mask. The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’03”-5’06” tall and was wearing a black coat, black pants, black shoes, black gloves, and a black mask. The third suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’03”-5’06” tall and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, dark shoes, black gloves, and a mask. The investigation is ongoing.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY(Significant), 2017-03180081, 1200 block of S. Eads Street. At approximately 6:20 a.m. on March 18, officers responded to the report of a subject throwing items from a balcony. Upon arrival, officers located several items in the roadway and on the sidewalk which appeared to have come from one of the residences. During the investigation, officers located two vehicles damaged by the items thrown. Gregory Matthew Pencosky, 26, of Arlington VA, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, petit larceny, and destruction of property. He was held on a $3000 secured bond.
ROBBERY, 2017-03180175, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive. At approximately 5:16 p.m. on March 18, officers responded to the report of a larceny that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined a male suspect entered a store and stole several items of value. As he was leaving the store with the merchandise, he assaulted an employee who tried to stop him. Several witnesses restrained the suspect until officers arrived to take him into custody. Lenard Earl Green, 53, of Washington D.C., was arrested and charged with robbery by force, possession of burglarious tools, larceny with intent to sell, and drug paraphernalia. He is being held without bond.
BURGLARY, 2017-03180168, 4300 block of S. 8th Street. At approximately 4:18 p.m. on March 18, officers responded to the report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined an unknown subject(s) forced entry into a residence and rummaged through items. No items appeared to be missing. There is no suspect(s) description.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2017-03170034, 4600 block of N. 23rd Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-03170070, 1000 block of N. Quincy Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-03170159, 2700 block of S. Randolph Street
LARCENY, 2017-03170208, 2100 block of N. 15th Street
TRESPASSING, 2017-03170314, 4000 block of N. 5th Road
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-0318019, block of Washington Boulevard
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-03180050, block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-03180063, block of N. 13th Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-03180064, 3800 block of N. 14th Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-03180081, 1200 block of S. Eads Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2017-03180140, 700 block of N. Glebe Road
FRAUD, 2017-03180243, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-03190030, 1200 block of N. Highland Street
LARCENY, 2017-03190116, 700 block of N. Glebe Road
03/17/17, VA VFF1947, 2016 Lexus, Gray
2300 block of N. Glebe Road
03/17/17, VA WYL4593, 2009 Honda, Gray
2400 block of N. Wakefield Court