Crime Report: September 17, 2019

Published on September 17, 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.

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BURGLARY, 2019-09150175, 1100 block of N. Vernon Street. At approximately 6:41 p.m. on September 15, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was inside her residence when she observed the male suspect allegedly approach the door to the residence and attempt to force entry, causing damage. The suspect attempted to flee on foot prior to police arrival. Officers located the suspect in the area and he was positively identified. David Coleman, 63, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary, Possession of Burglarous Tools and Destruction of Property. He was held on no bond.

BURGLARY (late), 2019-09160183, 100 block of N. Thomas Street. At approximately 2:55 p.m. on September 16, police were dispatched to the late report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that between August 27 at 10:00 a.m. and September 14 at 2:30 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) forced entry to a residence, causing damage, and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

FRAUD, 2019-09150123, 2800 block of S. Wakefield Street

LARCENY, 2019-09150128, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard

FRAUD, 2019-09160022, Columbia Pike at S. Highland Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2019-09160070, 2600 block of 11th Street N.

LARCENY, 2019-09160135, 2100 block of 15th Street N.

FRAUD, 2019-09160182, 4200 block of 31st Street S.

SHOPLIFTING, 2019-09160189, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2019-09160265, 1600 block of Wilson Boulevard