Crime Report: October 16, 2017

Published on October 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.

REPORTS


DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM, 2017-10130034, 2400 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 2:45 a.m. on October 13, police were dispatched to the report of a male suspect discharging a firearm. An arriving officer observed the suspect discard the firearm and attempt to flee the area on foot. A foot pursuit was initiated and after the suspect disregarded officer commands, a Taser was deployed and the suspect was taken into custody. No injuries were reported from the discharge of the firearm. Keith Murphy, 27, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm and credit card theft. The investigation is ongoing.

RECKLESS HANDLING OF A FIREARM, 2017-10150253, 4th Street N. and N. Thomas Street. At approximately 11:37 p.m. on October 15, an officer on foot patrol observed an assault in progress. When confronted by the officer, the suspect attempted to flee the scene on foot. The suspect discarded a firearm just prior to being taken into custody by the officer. Juan Jose Cabrera Hernandez, 21, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Reckless Handing of a Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Assault & Battery, and Criminal Street Gang Participation. He was held on no bond.

ROBBERY, 2017-10130048, 1500 block of 12th Street N. At approximately 6:53 a.m. on October 13, police were dispatched to the report of a late robbery by force. Upon arrival it was determined that a male victim was walking in the area when he was hit on the back of the head and his personal belongings were stolen. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2017-10130104, 6200 block of Williamsburg Boulevard. At approximately 11:11 a.m. on October 13, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 8:20 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on October 13 an unknown suspect gained entry to a residence and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

SEX OFFENSE, 2017-10130223, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. At approximately 6:03 p.m. on October 13, police were dispatched to the report of a male masturbating in public. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown male suspect was observed masturbating behind a tree while watching children playing. The suspect fled on foot when approached by an adult in the area. The suspect is described as a dark male in his 40's wearing a navy blue hoodie, light washed jeans and a brown hat. The investigation is ongoing.

Updated October 19: Jose Sanchez, 61, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with masturbating in a public place. He was held without bond.

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2017-10130060, 1500 block of N. Colonial Terrace

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2017-10130143, S. Garfield Street at Arlington Boulevard

SHOPLIFTING, 2017-10130181, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

FRAUD, 2017-10130210, 800 block of N. Randolph Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2017-10130215, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAFFITI, 2017-10130256, 4800 block of 7th Street S.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-10140059, 500 block of 23rd Street S.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2017-10140068, Unit block of S. Manchester Street

GRAFFITI, 2017-10140076, Wilson Boulevard at N. Manchester Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-10140017, 900 block of S. Orme Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2017-10140095, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

SHOPLIFTING, 2017-10140143, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-10140164, 3200 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-10150068, 4300 block of N. Carlin Springs Road

LARCENY, 2017-10150091, 1700 block of Crystal Drive

LARCENY, 2017-10150098, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-10150068, 6th Street S. at S. Wayne Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2017-10150172, 5800 block of 18th Street N. 

STOLEN VEHICLES


10/13/17, WI 479USG, 2013 Ford Focus, Red

1500 block of N. Colonial Terrace

10/13/2017, VA JZF6333, 2005 Toyota 4-Runner, Grey

2300 block of S. Dinwiddie Street