Crime Report: February 21, 2018

Published on February 21, 2018

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.


ELUDING, 2018-02190017, Columbia Pike at S. Walter Reed Drive. At approximately 1:34 a.m. on February 19, an officer on routine patrol observed a vehicle traveling without its headlights on and attempted a traffic stop by activating their emergency equipment. The suspect continued driving through a red light, before coming to a stop and exiting the vehicle. The suspect disregarded police commands and attempted to flee the area on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody, with the assistance of a Virginia State Trooper arriving on scene. During the course of the investigation, the vehicle operated by the suspect was determined to be stolen out of Fairfax County. Kevin Hernandez Gomez, 22, of Falls Church, VA, was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny: Motor Vehicle Theft, Obstruction of Justice/Resisting Arrest, Eluding Police, Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License/No Insurance, Failure to Dim Headlights and Failure to Obey Traffic Lights. He was held on no bond.

SEXUAL BATTERY (late), 2018-02190111, 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 1:35 p.m. on February 19, police were dispatched to the late report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 1:50 p.m. on February 18, the female victim was waiting at the bus stop when an unknown male suspect approached her from behind and placed his hands on her back and buttocks. When the victim turned around, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect is described as a male with an average build, approximately 6'0", wearing a black hoodie. The investigation is ongoing.

SEXUAL BATTERY (late), 2018-02190119, Washington and Old Dominion Trail. At approximately 2:34 p.m. on February 19, police responded to the late report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 12:15 p.m., while the female victim was running on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail, a male suspect ran up behind her, grabbed her buttocks and fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'6" to 5'10", between the ages of 14 and 18, with a slim build, medium length hair, wearing black sweatpants and a hoodie, with black and white shoes. The investigation is ongoing.

NOISE COMPLAINT, 2018-02190060, 2000 block of 5th Street S.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-02190069, 4800 block of Arlington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2018-02190071, 1100 block of 19th Street N.

FRAUD, 2018-02190099, 2200 block of N. Harrison Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2018-02190121, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2018-02190125, 1500 block of Colonial Terrace

LARCENY, 2018-02190127, 3400 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

LARCENY, 2018-02190133, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

FRAUD, 2018-02190141, 500 block of 23rd Street S.

FRAUD, 2018-02190142, 3800 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2018-02190152, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2018-02190168, 4800 block of Arlington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2018-02190174, 1500 block of N. Colonial Terrace

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2018-02200039, 600 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2018-02200112, 600 block of N. Glebe Road

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2018-02200142, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road

FRAUD, 2018-02200180, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

HARASSMENT, 2018-02200204, 2000 block of 15th Street N.