Crime Report: December 27, 2021

Published on December 27, 2021

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

REPORTS

HIT AND RUN (significant), 2021-12250047, S. Glebe Road at 24th Road S. At approximately 1:25 p.m. on December 25, police were dispatched to the report of a crash with injury. As officers arrived on scene, one of the vehicles involved in the initial crash fled the scene. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, however, the suspect disregarded and continued driving at a high rate of speed in the area. Officers did not pursue the vehicle and followed at a distance. Officers observed the suspect strike another vehicle at the intersection of S. Glebe Road and Walter Reed Drive, causing extensive damage, then come to a stop on Walter Reed Drive. The suspect exited the vehicle and was subsequently taken into custody by arriving officers without further incident. The driver of the second vehicle in the initial crash sustained minor injuries and no injuries were reported from the second crash. Meghan Smith, 25, of Falls Church, Va., was arrested and charged with Hit and Run – Attended Property: Injury/Damage >$1000 (x2), Eluding, and Abuse & Neglect of a Child, and issued summons for Improper Registration and No Insurance. She was held on a secured bond.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (significant), 2021-12240009, 4000 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 1:07 a.m. on December 24, police were dispatched to the report of a breaking and entering in progress. Based upon information provided by dispatch, officers located the male suspect in the area and took him into custody without incident. The investigation determined that the suspect allegedly gained entry into the business, damaged office equipment and electronics, and cracked a window. Eric Moore, 48, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested and charged with Felony Destruction of Property. 

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2021-12260070, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 4:23 p.m. on December 26, police were dispatched to assist Metro Transit Police with the report of an assault with OC spray. Upon arrival, it was determined that the two victims were getting onto an escalator inside the metro when they became involved in a verbal dispute with the unknown female suspect. The suspect pushed the male victim from behind, before reaching into her bag and retrieving OC spray. The suspect then sprayed both victims before fleeing the scene on foot and entering a vehicle in the 1200 block of S. Hayes Street. The victims sustained minor injuries and declined treatment by medics. The suspect is described as a Black female, approximately 5’8”, 160 pounds with long curly hair with the ends painted blue, wearing a black face mask, black puffy jacket, black leggings, black boots, and carrying a white and black tote bag. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2021-12250027, 2300 block of S. Columbus Street. At approximately 5:19 a.m. on December 25, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, officers located a broken cash register on the side of the street and observed items scattered throughout the roadway. At approximately 6:03 a.m., officers observed the glass front door to an establishment in the 4100 block of Columbia Pike had been shattered. The investigation determined that the two unknown suspects forced entry into the establishment by shattering the glass door, damaged items inside and stole a cash register containing an undisclosed amount of cash, which they later discarded nearby. The suspect vehicle is described as a small, red sedan. There is no description for the suspects. The investigation is ongoing.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY (late), 2021-12260026, 5200 block of Langston Boulevard. At approximately 9:11 a.m. on December 26, police were dispatched to the late report of a commercial burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that between approximately 4:00 p.m. on December 24 and 9:00 a.m. on December 26, the unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the business by breaking a glass door, entered into office spaces, and rummaged through numerous drawers and safes. No items appeared to have been stolen. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2021-12260051, 4500 block of 31st Street S. At approximately 1:48 p.m. on December 26, police were dispatched to the late report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that between approximately 4:00 p.m. on December 20 and 1:40 p.m. on December 26, the unknown suspect(s) gained entry into the victims’ residence through an unsecured window, rummaged through and displaced numerous items, and stole jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12220087, 200 block of N. Piedmont Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12220093, 3400 block of S. Clark Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12230018, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12230046, N. Kenilworth Street at 11th Street N.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12230047, 2700 block of S. Veitch Street

LARCENY, 2021-12230048, 1700 block of N. Kent Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12230068, 1200 block of N. Irving Street

LARCENY, 2021-12230106, 1200 block of S. Courthouse Road

LARCENY, 2021-12230139, 5100 block of 8th Road S.

SHOPLIFTING, 2021-12230143, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2021-12230152, 800 block of Army Navy Drive

ELUDING, 2021-12230172, Marshall Drive at Iwo Jima Access Road

LARCENY, 2021-12230226, 3400 block of Washington Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12230230, 700 block of 12th Street S.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12240011, 2300 block of Richmond Highway

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12240014, 1000 block of Taylor Court

SHOPLIFTING, 2021-12240112, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE, 2021-12240141, 5100 block of 8th Road S.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2021-12240142, 1600 block of N. George Mason Drive

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12240144, 700 block of S. Courthouse Road

LARCENY, 2021-12240159, 1600 block of 18th Street N.

EXTORTION, 2021-12240168, 1800 block of N. Quinn Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12250013, 1100 block of Army Navy Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12250034, 700 block of S. Greenbrier Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12250041, 5200 block of 8th Road S.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12250053, 500 block of S. Carlin Springs Road

LARCENY, 2021-12260052, 2700 block of Richmond Highway

SHOPLIFTING, 2021-12260094, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12260095, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12260097, 2400 block of 24th Road S.

FRAUD, 2021-12260101, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2021-12260103, 1700 block of N. Moore Street

STOLEN VEHICLES

12/19/21, VA 982015, 2007 Suzuki GSXR, Blue
2800 block of S. Wakefield Street

12/23/21, VA VVG2026, 2010 Toyota Camry, Gray
1700 block of N. Lynn Street

12/24/21, VA VLJ4684, 2016 Toyota RAV4, Black
1100 block of Army Navy Drive

ONLINE REPORTS

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12234001, 4500 block of Fairfax Drive

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12234002, 1200 block of N. Nash Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12234004, 800 block of N. Ohio Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12234005, 800 block of S. Greenbrier Street

LARCENY, 2021-12244002, Unit block of S. Manchester Street

FRAUD, 2021-12244005, 2200 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12244006, 2200 block of N. Westmoreland Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12244008, 4600 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12244009, 800 block of N. Randolph Street

LARCENY, 2021-12244010, 1700 block of Wilson Boulevard

FRAUD, 2021-12244012, 2200 block of N. Westmoreland Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12244013, 4200 block of Campbell Avenue

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-12244015, 1000 block of Arlington Boulevard

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12244016, 2300 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2021-12264003, 4300 block of Wilson Boulevard

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-12264004, 100 block of N. Bedford Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12264005, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12264006, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2021-12264007, 800 block of S. Joyce Street

FRAUD, 2021-12264008, 400 block of Army Navy Drive

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-12264009, 1900 block of N. Woodley Street

LARCENY, 2021-12264010, 1600 block of 18th Street N.

LARCENY, 2021-12264011, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12264012, 2900 block of Potomac Avenue

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12264015, 1600 block of N. Colonial Terrace

LARCENY, 2021-12264016, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12274001, 2300 block of 24th Road S.

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