Crime Report: March 16, 2017

Published on March 16, 2017

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.


BRANDISHING A FIREARM, 2017-03150073, 4300 block of Old Dominion Drive. At approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 15, officers responded to the report of a brandishing. Upon arrival, it was determined that a building's management notified residents that routine maintenance would be conducted in the building. When two maintenance workers knocked on a male subject's door, the subject answered while brandishing a firearm and threatening the victims. The victims then left the scene and contacted police. Gin Chan, 71, of Arlington Va, was arrested and charged with brandishing a firearm.

ROBBERY, 2017-03150262, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street. At approximately 10:56 p.m. on March 15, officers responded to the report of a late armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined a male victim was delivering food when an unknown male subject approached the victim from behind, brandished a knife, and demanded the items. The suspect then fled the area in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a black male in his twenties, approximately 5'7"-5'8" tall and weighed 140-160 lbs. He was wearing all dark clothing and a black mask. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2017-03150157, 1700 block of Wilson Boulevard

SHOPLIFTING, 2017-03150174, 2100 block of N. 15th Street

FRAUD, 2017-03150214, 2500 block of S. 9th Road

IDENTITY THEFT, 2017-03164001, 4000 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

IDENTITY THEFT, 2017-03164002, 1700 block of N. Nelson Street

LARCENY, 2017-03164004, 1200 block of S. Joyce Street

FRAUD, 2017-03164005, 3500 block of S. Clark Street

FRAUD, 2017-03164006, 1400 block of S. Joyce Street

FRAUD, 2017-03164007, 5500 block of Columbia Pike