Crime Report: October 15, 2018

Published on October 15, 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.


ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON POLICE, 2018-10120161, 900 block of N. Burlington Street. At approximately 1:55 p.m. on October 12, an officer on routine patrol observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield commit a traffic offense. The officer initiated a traffic stop, and upon the vehicle stopping, two occupants quickly exited the vehicle and allegedly advanced toward the officer, while yelling expletives. The officer issued lawful commands for the occupants to return to the vehicle, which they obeyed. The officer then observed a child in the backseat of the vehicle in an improperly secured car seat. The suspects continued to yell and exhibit disorderly behavior inside the vehicle. After additional officers arrived on scene, the driver was asked to exit the vehicle, however, upon exiting, became physically combative and pushed an officer. With the assistance of additional officers on scene, the driver was taken into custody. The child was not harmed during the incident. Charles Contreras, 20, of Arlington Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Law Enforcement, Traffic Lane Violation, Defective Equipment, and Child Restraint Violation. The passenger, Lamar Contreras, 19, of Arlington, Va., was issued a summons for Obstruction of Justice.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2018-10140059, 1200 block of N. Filmore Street. At approximately 2:51 a.m. on October 14, police were dispatched to a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was awoken to noise and upon investigating, located an intoxicated unknown male subject at her door speaking incoherently. She closed the door and the subject left momentarily, but returned, and forced his way past the victim into her residence. A neighbor arriving on scene to assist, as well as the victim and an additional occupant of the residence, were allegedly assaulted while attempting to control the suspect until police arrival. Daniel Fay, 25, of Falls Church, Va., was arrested and charged with Drunk in Public, Assault & Battery (x3) and Unlawful Entry. He was held on no bond.

BURGLARY (late), 2018-10130073, 3200 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 6:43 a.m. on October 13, police were dispatched to the late report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 2:18 a.m. on October 13, three unknown suspects forced entry to a business and stole the keys to multiple vehicles. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that two vehicles were stolen from the property. Suspect One is described as a young black male, possible in his early 20's, wearing a black sweatshirt, a black hat, ripped jeans and blue shoes. Suspect Two is described as a young black male, possibly in his early 20's, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and white shoes. Suspect Three is described as a young black male, possibly in his early 20's, wearing a black shirt with a hood, grey jeans and white shoes. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2018-10120109, 5500 block of  Columbia Pike. At approximately 10:37 a.m. on October 12, police were dispatched to the late report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect(s) forced entry to a business and stole an undisclosed amount of cash and items of value. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-10120007, 1900 block of Jefferson Davis Highway

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-10120011, N. Bryan Street at Franklin Road

LARCENY, 2018-10120083, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2018-10120293, 2100 block of 15th Street N.

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2018-10130016, 3000 block of Columbia Pike

SHOPLIFTING, 2018-10130142, 5100 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2018-10130158, 4700 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-10130179, I-395 SB at S. Glebe Road

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-10130219, Columbia Pike at S. Dinwiddie Street

LARCENY, 2018-10140006, 3600 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-10140036, 2400 block of 24th Road S.

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2018-10140108, 1900 block of Fort Myer Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2018-10140113, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2018-10140167, 1400 block of S. Joyce Street


10/13/18, VA OD3082, 2004 Dodge Durango, Silver

1500 block of N. Colonial Terrace