Crime Report: August 19, 2022

Published on August 19, 2022

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 and charges may be amended during the court proceedings. For case status information, visit Virginia’s Judicial System website.


ASSAULT AND BATTERY (Significant), 2022-08180122, 2400 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 1:22 p.m. on August 18th, a plain clothes officer was in the area when he observed the male suspect allegedly brandish a weapon during a dispute with another individual. Additional officers responded to the area and located the suspect who refused to comply with the offices’ commands and fled the scene on foot. Officers canvassed the area, located the suspect in the unit block of N. Bedford Street and took him into custody without incident. During the course of the investigation, a knife was recovered. No injuries were reported. Saul Leal, 34, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery. He was held on a $1,000 bond.

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2022-08170061, 1900 block of S. Eads Street

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2022-08180025, 1800 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08180043, 1500 block of S. George Mason Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-08180046, 6800 block of Langston Boulevard

SHOPLIFTING, 2022-08180137, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08180152, 3000 block of Spout Run Parkway

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-08180202, Potomac Avenue at Crystal Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-08180248, 3800 block of 7th Street N.

SHOPLIFTING, 2022-08180251, 200 block of S. Glebe Road


08/18/22, VA USS777, 2010 Ford Crown Victoria, Blue
4500 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive


LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08184003, 6700 block of Washington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2022-08184005, 2200 block of N. Culpepper Street

FRAUD, 2022-08184006, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-08184007, 3400 block of 23rd Street S.

FRAUD, 2022-08184008, 2700 block of Clarendon Boulevard

LARCENY, 2022-08184009, 1700 block of N. George Mason Drive

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-08184010, 1000 block of N. Highland Street

LARCENY, 2022-08184011, 2500 block of N. Custis Road

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08184012, 2700 block of S. Glebe Road

IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-08184013, 500 block of 12th Street S.

FRAUD, 2022-08184014, 1400 block of N. Taft Street

HARRASSMENT, 2022-08184015, 2800 block of S. Columbus Street  

LARCENY, 2022-08184016, 3000 block of Washington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2022-08184017, 400 block of Army Navy Drive

HARRASSMENT, 2022-08184018, 2200 block of N. Buchanan Street 

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