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.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2019-05050042, 5500 block of 8th Street S. At approximately 4:03 a.m. on May 5, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that the known suspect was allegedly attempting for the second time that day to gain entry to the victim’s residence. An arriving officer observed a male matching the suspect description in a lookout hiding behind a trashcan. The suspect attempted to flee from the yard of the residence by unsuccessfully scaling a fence. The officer then issued verbal commands for the suspect to surrender, however the suspect disobeyed the commands and attempted to evade capture by striking the officer in the chest as he ran past to flee the yard. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody and during a search incident to arrest, was found to be in possession of cocaine. The officer sustained minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. Duc Truong, 35, of Falls Church, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Law Enforcement, Obstruction of Justice and Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance. He was held on no bond.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2019-05050200, 1100 block of N. Vernon Street. At approximately 10:26 p.m. on May 5, police were dispatched to the report of a dispute inside a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle and made contact with the allegedly intoxicated driver. The driver was uncooperative and refused to comply with the officer’s commands to stop the vehicle. Once the vehicle was eventually turned off, the driver exited and actively resisted officers’ attempts to place him in handcuffs. A brief struggle ensued, and, with the assistance of additional arriving officer, the suspect was successfully taken into custody. During a search of the suspect’s person, he was found to be in possession of a knife and an open container of alcohol was located in the vehicle. While at an area hospital being treated for minor injuries and the execution of a search warrant, he allegedly spit on an officer. The passenger of the vehicle sustained minor injuries that did not require medical treatment and the officer sustained minor injuries, which were treated at an area hospital. William Salgado, 20, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Law Enforcement, Obstruction of Justice, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Attempted Person Under 21 Driving After Illegally Consuming Alcohol and Attempted Drinking While Driving/Open Container. He was held on no bond.
ROBBERY, 2019-05050199, 4300 block of 4th Street N. At approximately 10:18 p.m. on May 5, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area when he noticed three male suspects following him. The male suspects approached the victim from behind and one suspect struck him with a closed fist, causing him to fall to the ground. The group of suspects assaulted the victim and stole his personal belongings before fleeing on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. The suspects are described as 3 young, black males. The investigation is ongoing.
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2019-05030049, 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2019-05030147, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-05030238, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-05040035, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive
LARCENY, 2019-05040158, 4000 block of 5th Road N.
TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2019-05040176, 3900 block of Lee Highway
LARCENY, 2019-05040223, 5000 block of Columbia Pike
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2019-05040232, 5500 block of Columbia Pike
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2019-05040234, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2019-05040281, 1700 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-05040292, 6800 block of 29th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-05050049, 700 block of S. Adams Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2019-05050100, S. Utah Street at 34th Street S.
THREATS, 2019-05050126, 4700 block of 23rd Street N.