Crime Report: January 2, 2019

Published on January 02, 2019

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.


ROBBERY, 2019-01010185, 13th Street S. at S. Fern Street. At approximately 4:06 p.m. on January 1, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male suspect followed the three victims as they exited a business and began walking in the area. When waiting to cross the street at an intersection, the suspect allegedly lifted his shirt to display a firearm and demanded money from the victims. Two victims declined and the third provided the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled on foot prior to police arrival. A lookout was broadcast and an officer observed an individual matching the suspect description inside the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The officer observed the suspect exit the mall and continue into the Metro station where, with the assistance of additional arriving officers, he was taken into custody without incident and positively identified. Petitions for Robbery, Attempted Robbery (x2) and Use of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony were sought for the juvenile suspect.

ROBBERY, 2018-12310036, 900 block of S. Wakefield Street. At approximately 2:56 a.m. on December 31, police were dispatched to the report of a strong arm robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was alerted to someone using the call box on the exterior of his residence to request entry. The victim went to the door and encountered two male suspects, who he allowed to enter the building. The suspects then requested money from the victim. When the victim denied their request and began to walk towards his residence, the suspects grabbed him from behind and assaulted him. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash and items of value from the victim before fleeing the scene prior to police arrival. The victim suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. The suspects are described as two males, approximately 6'0"-6'3" and 180 lbs., wearing all black. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2019-01010088, 4400 block of 4th Road N. At approximately 3:56 a.m. on January 1, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim exited a vehicle and was walking in the area when she was approached by two male suspects who attempted to engage her in conversation. The suspects then pushed the victim to the ground and stole the her personal belongings before one suspect fled the scene on foot and the second suspect fled in a vehicle. The victim was not injured. Suspect One is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'11", wearing a red shirt and white jeans. Suspect Two is described as a white male, approximately 6'0", wearing a blue shirt, dark jeans and a gold chain. The vehicle is described as a red sedan. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2019-01010246, 5700 block of Fairfax Drive. At approximately 10:53 p.m. on January 1, police were dispatched to the late report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to a residence and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-12280185, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-12280213, 400 block of N. Lincoln Street

ELUDING, 2018-12290149, S. Glebe Road at 19th Street S.

LARCENY, 2018-12290271, 1200 block of N. Courthouse Road

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-12310027, 900 block of N. Jackson Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-12310080, 900 block of S. Wakefield Street

FRAUD, 2018-12310091, 5100 block of 24th Street N.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-12310120, 1000 block of N. Quincy Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-12310191, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-01010065, 3100 block of 10th Street N.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-01010125, 4000 block of 9th Street N.

OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE, 2019-01010131, 5100 block of 8th Road S.

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2019-01010150, 3500 block of 22nd Street S.