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.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE) WITH APPREHENSION (series), 2017-10080238/226, 2800 block of S. Lang Street, At approximately 10:40 p.m. on October 8, police were dispatched to the report of a tampering with vehicle/destruction of property. Upon arrival, it was determined that a male victim was inside his home when he heard a loud pop. The victim went outside and noticed his car window was smashed. A witness reported two suspects fleeing the scene. Police canvased the area and located two juvenile suspects matching the witness description. Two additional vehicles were located during the canvas with smashed windows and items inside the vehicles displaced. Petitions were sought for the juvenile suspects.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-10110250, 4100 block of 3rd Road N. At approximately 7:56 p.m. on October 11, police were dispatched to the report of an assault. Upon arrival it was determined that following a dispute between known individuals, the suspect produced a knife causing a laceration to the victim’s hand. The victim was transported to Virginia Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries. Selvin Ortega, 20, of Arlington VA was arrested and charged with malicious wounding, possession of marijuana and gang participation.
ARMED ROBBERY (late), 2017-10110178, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 3:46 p.m. on October 11, police were dispatched to the late report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival it was determined that at approximately 1:30 p.m., the victim was speaking with a known suspect when the suspect brandished a firearm and demanded the victim’s money. The suspect fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. The victim was not injured. The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20’s, approximately 6’2” tall and weighing 145lbs. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-101100566, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2017-10110067, 2300 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2017-10110172, 2000 block of S. Lincoln Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2017-10110180, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2017-10110217, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard