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.
ABDUCTION, 2021-08310101, 3800 block of Fairfax Drive. At approximately 12:24 p.m. on August 31, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person. Based upon information provided by dispatch, officers observed the suspect in the area and attempted to stop him, however he fled on foot and a brief foot pursuit ensued. The suspect stopped in the area of Washington Boulevard and N. Monroe Street and turned to face officers, at which point he was taken into custody without incident. The suspect sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The investigation determined that the victim was inside a business when the suspect approached and attempted to engage her in conversation. The suspect then left the business, but remained seated outside. When the victim left the business, the suspect followed her into a neighboring building and onto an elevator, where he again attempted to engage her in conversation, advanced towards her, grabbed her waist and touched her buttocks. The victim attempted to step away but the suspect prevented her from exiting the elevator. Anthony Jeffers, 36, of Washington, D.C., was arrested and charged with Abduction and Sexual Battery.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2021-08310032, 800 block of S. Frederick Street. At approximately 6:23 a.m. on August 31, police were dispatched to the report of an assault just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was inside her residence when the known suspect began kicking the door attempting to gain entry. The victim attempted to brace the door when the suspect forcibly opened it, injuring the victim. Another individual inside the residence confronted the suspect, who fled the scene prior to police arrival. The victim sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Warrants were obtained for Malicious Wounding and Unlawful Entry for the suspect.
MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED DWELLING, 2021-08310187, 3400 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 5:38 p.m. on August 31, police were dispatched to the report of a destruction of property. Upon arrival, it was determined that multiple windows on bus shelters in the area and the window to an occupied business were struck by unknown projectiles, causing them to shatter. During the course of the investigation, an individual approached officers and stated that at approximately 5:20 p.m., their car windshield was also shattered by an unknown projectile. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2021-08310132, 200 block of N. Thomas Street. At approximately 2:04 p.m. on August 31, police were dispatched to the report of an exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that the female victim was walking in the area when the unknown male suspect walked towards her and pulled down his pants to expose his genitals. The victim then left the area to seek assistance and the suspect fled prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a light-skinned Black male, approximately 5’6” to 5’10” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a khaki hat, blue shirt and yellow pants at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
TRESPASS, 2021-08300135, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-08310007, N. George Mason Drive at 2nd Road N.
THREATS, 2021-08310014, 500 block of S. Carlin Springs Road
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-08310039, 1100 block of S. Wakefield Street
RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2021-08310057, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08310088, 3200 block of 24th Street S.
TRESPASS, 2021-08310092, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2021-08310207, 900 block of S. Wakefield Street
TRESPASS, 2021-08310231, 500 block of 23rd Street S.
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-08314001, 800 block of S. Arlington Mill Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-08314003, 5400 block of N. Carlin Springs Road
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-08314004, 1000 block of N. Randolph Street
LARCENY, 2021-08314005, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08314006, 1400 block of Crystal Drive
FRAUD, 2021-08314007, 4500 block of Arlington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2021-08314008, 1800 block of N. Moore Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08314010, 900 block of S. Dinwiddie Street
LARCENY, 2021-08314011, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08314013, 5700 block of Washington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2021-08314015, 1800 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2021-08314016, 2000 block of Columbia Pike