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 AND BATTERY ON POLICE, 2018-10080019, Crystal Drive at 20th Street S. At approximately 2:14 a.m. on October 8, officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn and attempted a traffic stop. One of the officers had previously cited the driver for operating without a valid license and his license remained suspended at the time of this incident. During the investigation, the suspect allegedly refused to exit the vehicle, attempted to lock himself inside and did not comply with the lawful commands of the officers. Officers removed the suspect from the vehicle and placed him under arrest. A search incident to arrest located a concealed weapon on the suspect’s person. While being transported to booking, the suspect affected a leg lock on an officer causing both to fall. Michael McClanahan, 32, of Clinton, Md., was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery on Police, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Obstruction of Justice and No Operator’s License. He was held without bond.
ARMED ROBBERY, 2018-10080179, 900 block of Army Navy Drive. At approximately 7:21 p.m. on October 8, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was allegedly robbed of his cell phone at gunpoint by three male suspects he had had previously agreed to meet with. During the incident, the victim suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. Arriving officers established a perimeter and two suspects, matching the descriptions provided by the victim, were located and taken into custody. Fairfax County Police Department’s Helicopter Unit responded, and a K9 track was initiated, but yielded negative results in locating the third suspect. The third suspect is described as a dark-skinned black male, approximately 5’9”-5’10”, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with a shirt underneath and black pants. Amir Lynch, 18, of Sterling, Va., was arrested and charged with Robbery. Petitions were obtained for Robbery, Brandishing of a Firearm and Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance for the juvenile suspect. The investigation is ongoing.
TRESPASS, 2018-10080027, 23rd Street S. at S. Eads Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-10080043, 900 block of N. Stafford Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-10080049, 1600 block of Crystal Square Arc
FRAUD, 2018-10080059, 2700 block of S. Taylor Street
WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2018-10080062, 1700 block of N. Moore Street
LARCENY, 2018-10080107, 1700 block of Crystal Drive
HARASSMENT, 2018-10080135, 1900 block of S. George Mason Drive
LARCENY, 2018-10080150, 300 block of 23rd Street S.
LARCENY, 2018-10080169, 500 block of S. Courthouse Road
NOISE COMPLAINT, 2018-10080209, N. Randolph Street at Wilson Boulevard
10/8/18, VA UYZ3983, 2014 Mercedes-Benz 500 Series, Silver
2000 block of 14th Street N.