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.
BRANDISHING, 2019-10100232, 5700 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on October 10, police were dispatched to the report of a brandishing. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect entered a business, selected merchandise and approached the front counter to pay. Upon being asked for identification, the suspect became irate and began yelling at the victim. The suspect grabbed the handle of a holstered firearm and continued to yell at the victim before fleeing the scene in a vehicle prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’8”, with a thin build, wearing a blue hat, gray shirt and blue jeans. The investigation is ongoing.
LARCENY, 2019-10100106, 3400 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 11:35 a.m. on October 10, police were dispatched to the late report of a larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect entered a business at approximately 5:30 p.m. on October 9, selected numerous fleece jackets before fleeing the scene without paying. The suspect is described as a black male, bald, approximately 6’0”-6’2” tall and weighing 150-180 lbs.. He was wearing a light blue button-up shirt, light colored pants and glasses at the time of the incident.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2019-10100085, 1600 block of 21st Street N.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2019-10100094, 6100 block of 35th Street N.
FRAUD, 2019-10100183, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive
SHOPLIFTING, 2019-10100233, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-10100308, 3100 block of Columbia Pike