Crime Report: August 7, 2020

Published on August 07, 2020

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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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. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


ASSAULT & BATTERY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2020-08060158, N. Randolph Street at Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 6:08 p.m. on August 6, police were dispatched to the report of an assault just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area when the suspect allegedly began yelling at him and approached him. The victim moved away from the suspect, who then allegedly struck him in the side of the head. The suspect then continued walking away, before arriving officers made contact with him. The suspect was acting disorderly and actively resisted officers while being placed in handcuffs. As medics attempted to evaluate the suspect, he spit on an officer. While conducting a search incident to arrest, the suspect struck an officer with his head, causing minor injuries. At booking, the suspect continued to act disorderly and spit on a deputy. Burchell Peters, 29, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery on Law Enforcement (x2) and Assault and Battery.

ROBBERY, 2020-08060177, 4600 block of S. King Street. At approximately 8:37 p.m. on August 6, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was inside of his vehicle when the suspect approached him and knocked on the window. As the victim rolled down his window, the suspect allegedly struck him in the face twice and stole an undisclosed amount of cash, which the victim was holding. The suspect then entered a vehicle driven by a female suspect, who attempted to strike the victim as he was taking a photo. The suspects fled prior to police arrival. Suspect One is descried as a Black male with short, curly hair, approximately 5'8", 160 lbs., wearing a black shirt and black jogger pants. Suspect Two is described as a white female, with long, straight blonde hair, approximately 5'3", 160 lbs., wearing a white shirt and black leggings. The vehicle is described as a white Chevrolet Malibu. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-08060012, 2400 block of S. Eads Street

TRESPASS, 2020-08060015, 1500 block of N. Lincoln Street

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-08060045, 4000 block of 5th Road N.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-08060051, 400 block of 23rd Street S.

FRAUD, 2020-08060084, 3500 block of 24th Street S.

FRAUD, 2020-08060101, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2020-08060201, 1800 block of N. Cameron Street

TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2020-08060203, Columbia Pike at S. Wayne Street