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.
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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.
GRAND LARCENY/RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE (significant), 2020-05180118, 2600 block of Fort Scott Drive. At approximately 10:30 p.m. on May 18, police were dispatched to the report of a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim’s Ford F-150 (VA VNJ5675) was parked when he observed the unknown suspect enter it and and drive away. An officer en route to the call for service observed the F-150 and a Toyota Land Cruiser in the area travelling at high rates of speed. The officer attempted to effect a traffic stop on the F-150, however, it the driver refused to stop and fled onto I-395 NB. The Land Cruiser, which had previously been reported stolen out of Arlington, was later located, unoccupied, after it crashed into multiple parked vehicles. Two suspects exited the vehicle and fled on foot prior to police arrival. A perimeter was established and the area was canvased with negative results. The investigation is ongoing.
GRAFFITI, 2020-05180029, 2300 block of Crystal Drive
LARCENY, 2020-05180080, 4600 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
LARCENY, 2020-05180084, 5100 block of Lee Highway
TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2020-05180101, I-395 SB at Shirlington Circle
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-05180120, 2300 block of 11th Street N.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-05180125, 2300 block of S. Meade Street
5/17/20, MD 6BH9978, 2012 Volkswagen Passat, White
1200 block of S. Hayes Street
5/17/20, VA UZS3886, 2015 GMC Terrrain, Black
1000 block of N. Glebe Road
5/18/20, MD 7DD1979, 1997 Toyota Corolla, Gray
1100 block of Arlington Boulevard
5/18/20, VA Z64359, 2018 Kawasaki Ninja EX400, Black
400 block of 12th Street S.