Crime Report: October 27, 2021

Published on October 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.


ROBBERY, 2021-10260105, 700 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 1:00 p.m. on October 26, police were dispatched to the report of an assault just occurred. Based upon information provided by dispatch, officers located the suspect in the area and took him into custody without incident. The investigation determined that the suspect entered the business and allegedly began concealing merchandise in his bag. A store employee observed the suspect and attempted to stop him as he exited the store with the unpaid merchandise. The suspect struck the employee in the head and fled the scene without the items. During a search of his belongings incident to arrest, drug paraphernalia was recovered. Charles Simms, 41, of Washington D.C., was arrested and charged with Robbery by Force and Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance. He was also served with an outstanding warrant out of the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office. He was held on no bond.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2021-10260178, 1400 block of 28th Street S. At approximately 6:00 p.m. on October 26, police were dispatched to the report of a possible burglary in progress. A witness reported that the unknown suspect gained entry to the residence through a window. Arriving officers established a perimeter, searched the residence and no one was located inside. The suspect is described as a White male, wearing a blue back pack. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-10250135, 6700 block of 25th Street N.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2021-10250139, 300 block of 23rd Street S.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2021-10250146, N. Harrison Street at 16th Street N.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-10260037, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2021-10260039, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard

GRAFFITI, 2021-10260060, 600 block of S. Carlin Springs Road

SHOPLIFTING, 2021-10260114, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-10260219, 4800 block of Columbia Pike


SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-10264001, 1300 block of S. Fair Street

LARCENY, 2021-10264002, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

FRAUD, 2021-10264003, 5000 block of Chesterfield Road

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-10264006, 1800 block of Columbia Pike

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-10264008, 2200 block of N. Nottingham Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-10264009, 1300 block of Army Navy Drive

LARCENY, 2021-10264010, 1400 block of N. Taft Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-10264013, 3000 block of S. Columbus Street

FRAUD, 2021-10264015, 5100 block of 25th Road N.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-10264016, 2300 block of 24th Road S.

LARCENY, 2021-10264020, 4900 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2021-10264024, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

LARCENY, 2021-10264025, 900 block of S. Orme Street

FRAUD, 2021-10264026, 3800 block of 9th Street N.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-10264027, 4400 block of N. Pershing Drive

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-10264028, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-10264029, 2700 block of S. Lang Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-10264030, 5000 block of Lee Highway

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-10264031, 1400 block of 12th Street N.

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