Crime Report: March 7, 2019

Published on March 07, 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.

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MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2019-03050244, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 8:52 p.m. on March 5, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect left a restaurant without paying his bill. When confronted, the suspect allegedly struck an employee in the face before fleeing the scene on foot. Additional citizens detained the suspect until police arrived. John Strittmatter, 28, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding and Defrauding an Innkeeper.

FILING A FALSE POLICE REPORT, 2019-03060162, 2200 block of Arlington Boulevard. At approximately 2:30 p.m. on March 6, police were dispatched to the report of a man brandishing a firearm in the lobby of a hotel. Upon arrival, officers cleared the lobby and established a perimeter while gathering additional information. The investigation determined that no disturbance had occurred and that the reporting party allegedly had an ongoing dispute with the hotel over a refund. A warrant for Filing a False Police Report was obtained for the suspect.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-03050265, 200 block of 20th Street S.

FORGERY, 2019-03060086, S. Arlington Mill Drive at S. Taylor Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-03060152, Clarendon Boulevard at N. Pierce Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-03060173, S. Buchanan Street at 8th Street S.

TRESPASS, 2019-03060196, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2019-03060200, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

FRAUD, 2019-03060225, 1400 block of S. Fern Street

FRAUD, 2019-03060226, 2100 block of 15th Street N.

SHOPLIFTING, 2019-03060261, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street


3/5/19, VA WWA3669, 2014 Toyota Corolla, Blue
1400 block of N. Uhle Street

3/6/19, VA UUD1045, 2019 Hyundai Sonata, Black
2600 block of Jefferson Davis Highway