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.
PEEPING, 2017-10040316, 900 block of McKinley Road. At approximately 9:08 p.m. on October 4, police responded to the report of a peeping. Upon arrival, it was determined that a witness observed an unknown male suspect peering into a residential window. When confronted by the witness, the suspect fled the area on foot. A canvas of the area by the responding officer was negative. The suspect is described as a white male between the ages of 18-25 with a thin build. He was wearing red shorts, a black tank top and a black baseball hat the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
GRAND LARCENY (Significant), 2017-10040137, Unit block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 11:26 a.m. on October 4, police responded to the report of a larceny that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that a female victim was shopping when her purse was stolen from inside a shopping cart. When witnesses attempted to stop the suspect, he fled the area on foot into the National Foreign Affairs Training Center where he was detained until Arlington County Police arrived on scene. James Mitchell, 53, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny. He was held on no bond.
SHOPLIFTING, 2017-10040018, 2400 block of Jefferson Davis Highway
GRAFFITI, 2017-10040079, 3700 block of Lee Highway
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-10040099, 800 block of S. Walter Reed Drive
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2017-100400136, 1500 block of Fairfax Drive
FRAUD, 2017-10040156, 2600 block of 27th Road S.
LARCENY, 2017-10040182, 1300 block of N. Stafford Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2017-10040224, 2100 block of Jefferson Davis Highway
FRAUD, 2017-10040283, 1300 block of N. Taylor Street