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.
ROBBERY, 2021-05200181, N. Westmoreland Street at 19th Street N. At approximately 8:21 p.m. on May 20, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that the juvenile victim was walking in the area when the unknown male suspect approached him and grabbed his cellphone out of his hand. A struggle ensued, during which the suspect forcibly removed the cell phone from the victim’s hand. The suspect fled the scene in a black pick-up truck with two other occupants prior to the arrival of police. The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6’3” tall, 17 – 18 years old, wearing a red jacket, jeans and a surgical mask. The two suspects in the black pick-up truck are described as Black males, approximately 17 – 18 years old. The investigation is ongoing.
MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED DWELLING, 2021-05190258, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. At approximately 11:08 p.m. on May 19, police were dispatched to the report of a destruction of property. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim and known suspect had been involved in a verbal dispute earlier in the day. At approximately 11:00 p.m., the victim and a witness heard two bangs and saw that two windows had been shattered. The victim went outside to investigate and observed the known suspect and three additional suspects enter into a vehicle and flee the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
SHOPLIFTING, 2021-05190098, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2021-05190192, 5500 block of 7th Street S.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-05190228, Washington Boulevard at N. Wayne Street
FRAUD, 2021-05200038, 2000 block of 15th Street N.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-05200055, 900 block of N. Stafford Street
TRESPASS, 2021-05200056, 900 block of S. Dinwiddie Street
GRAFFITI, 2021-05200071, 1600 block of N. Sycamore Street
OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE, 2021-05200081, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-05200104, 1800 block of N. Nash Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-05200111, 4300 block of N. Carlin Springs Road
LARCENY, 2021-05200164, 3200 block of 13th Road S.
TRESPASS, 2021-05200171, 1400 block of Crystal Drive
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-05200179, 1000 block of S. Barton Street
STOLEN PROPERTY, 2021-05200196, 3100 block of 7th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-05204002, 5000 block of Lee Highway
FRAUD, 2021-05204004, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
FRAUD, 2021-05204007, 4500 block of 7th Street N.
FRAUD, 2021-05204008, 2300 block of Columbia Pike
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-05204010, 1100 block of Arlington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2021-05204011, 1900 block of S. Eads Street