Crime Report: January 8, 2020

Published on January 08, 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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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY, 20120-01070044, 3100 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 5:39 a.m. on January 7, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was in sitting in his parked vehicle, when an occupied vehicle pulled in front of him. The occupants of the vehicle engaged the victim in conversation and asked him to make change for their bill. During the exchange, the suspects gave the victim a lesser sum of money in return for the change and attempted to drive off. When the victim attempted to stop the vehicle, the suspects exited, assaulted him and attempted to steal his wallet. The suspects fled the scene police arrival. The vehicle is described as a silver Acura. The victim sustained minor injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

BRANDISHING, 2020-01070170, 1300 block of S. Thomas Street. At approximately 4:05 p.m. on January 7, police were dispatched to the report of a brandishing. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victims were in their vehicle travelling on S. Thomas Street when they honked at an oncoming vehicle. The driver of that vehicle allegedly pulled alongside the victims and became irate, yelling at them and brandished a firearm. Arriving officers located the suspect vehicle in the area and the suspect was positively identified. Mariano Lizama Gamez, 20, of Falls Church, Va., was arrested and charged with Brandishing a Firearm (x2).

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-01060033, 4000 block of 5th Road N.

LARCENY, 2020-01060110, 4900 block of 18th Street N.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01060145, 3600 block of N. Harrison Street

LARCENY, 2020-01060157, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

EMBEZZLEMENT, 2020-01060160, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street

EMBEZZLEMENT, 2020-01060175, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01060218, 12th Street S. at S. Elm Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-01070032, 1600 block of N. George Mason Drive

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01070118, 100 block of S. Old Glebe Road

SHOPLIFTING, 2020-01070150, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2020-01070177, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2020-01070178, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01070191, 2200 block of N. Madison Street

LARCENY, 2020-01070217, 500 block of 23rd Street S.