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.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2018-11170147, 1900 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on November 17, police were dispatched to the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim met the known suspect in the area for a pre-arranged meeting. The victim and suspect became engaged in a dispute and the suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the victim, causing a laceration. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. The victim was treated by medics on-scene. The suspect is described as a white male with blonde hair, wearing an orange jacket. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2018-11180197, 2100 block of 15th Street N. At approximately 6:35 p.m. on November 18, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that an employee heard suspicious noise inside a business and then observed the suspect concealing merchandise in a bag. The employee approached the suspect and told him to drop the bag, however, the suspect refused to comply and fled the store in possession of multiple pieces of merchandise. The employee shouted for help and to call the police while the suspect was fleeing the business. The suspect then stopped, brandished a knife at the employee and fled on foot. The employee was not injured. The suspect is described as a tall, older black male with a gray beard, wearing a black jacket, gray sweatpants, a black hat and black shoes. The investigation is ongoing
SEXUAL BATTERY, 2018-11180027, 1300 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 1:45 a.m. on November 18, police were dispatched to the report of disorderly male. Upon arrival, it was determined that the female victim was in the elevator when two unknown males got on the elevator and engaged the victim in conversation. The victim and subjects exited the elevator and went separate ways. One male then changed directions and approached the female victim and engaged her in conversation. The victim attempted to walk away, but the male followed her back into the building and onto the elevator, where he allegedly touched her buttocks. The victim fled out of the elevator and reported the incident to security, who located the male suspect based upon a description provided by the victim. Walter Guillen, 29, of Gaithersburg, Md., was arrested and charged with Sexual Battery.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 2018-11170032, 2300 block of N. Pershing Drive. At approximately 1:40 a.m. on November 17, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that two male suspects were observed allegedly attempting to force entry to a business unsuccessfully just prior, causing damage. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival. A lookout was broadcast and the Fairfax County Police Department’s Helicopter Unit responded. Approximately one hour later, an officer on routine patrol located two subjects matching the suspect descriptions a in the area. One suspect was stopped and determined to be involved in the incident. The second suspect fled, but, with the assistance of the Alexandria Police Department, was later located returning to a residence in Alexandria. Tykeece Simms, 18, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary, Possession of Burglarous Tools, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny, Wearing a Mask in a Public Place and Possession of Marijuana. He was held on No Bond. Jalen Ford, 25, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary, Possession of Burglarous Tools, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny, Wearing a Mask in a Public Place, Possession of Marijuana and Destruction of Property. He was held on no bond.
BURGLARY (late), 2018-11180133, 800 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 1:15 p.m. on November 18, police were dispatched to the late report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on November 18, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to a business and stole items of value and an undisclosed amount of cash. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.
LARCENY, 2018-11160073, S. Nelson Street at S. Four Mile Run
LARCENY, 2018-11160159, 500 block of 12th Street S.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-11160165, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2018-11170164, 2700 block of Washington Boulevard
WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2018-11170165, 2600 block of S. Walter Reed Drive
THREATS, 2018-11170168, 1600 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2018-11180118, 2000 block of 14th Street N.
SHOPLIFTING, 2018-11180167, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-11180175, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
11/18/18, VA VYS2175, 2015 Honda Civic, Black
4600 block of Lee Highway