Crime Report: January 25, 2022
Published on January 25, 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.
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MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2022-01240221, 5000 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 11:00 p.m. on January 24, police were dispatched to the report of a dispute at a business. A lookout was broadcast and officers located the vehicle in the area of Glebe Road and Wilson Boulevard and attempted a traffic stop. The driver accelerated and proceeded through two red lights before coming to a stop. The passenger, Suspect Two, then attempted to flee on foot but was located by officers and taken into custody. The driver, Suspect One, remained in the vehicle and was taken into custody. The investigation determined that the two suspects had become involved in a verbal dispute with an employee after receiving an incorrect order through the drive-thru. Suspect One allegedly threw a water bottle through the window, before parking the vehicle and entering the business. Suspect One continued the dispute with the employee before the two suspects began physically assaulting and striking the employee. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. During a search of the vehicle incident to arrest, officers recovered a firearm. Justice Bridges, 26, of Washington D.C., was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding and Eluding Police. Michael Ritch, 24 of Capital Heights, Md., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
BURGLARY (late), 2022-01240130, 5900 block of 2nd Street S. At approximately 2:57 p.m. on January 24, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that victims returned to their residence and observed two sets of doors had been tampered with and opened. No items were reported stolen. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-01240021, 1600 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-01240076, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street
RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2022-01240090, 3400 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2022-01240134, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-01240142, 500 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2022-01240148, 2100 block of 15th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-01240156, 1000 block of N. Danville Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-01240158, 7th Road S. at S. Greenbrier Street
LARCENY, 2022-01244001, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
FRAUD, 2022-01244002, 400 block of N. Wakefield Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-01244003, Unit block of S. Old Glebe Road
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-01244005, 200 block of N. Barton Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-01244011, 4300 block of Old Dominion Drive
IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-01244016, 1300 block of S. Scott Street
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2022-01244018, 2100 block of N. Smythe Street
FRAUD, 2022-01254001, 3100 block of Washington Boulevard
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2022-01254002, 4400 block of 41st Street N.
LARCENY, 2022-01254003, 1300 block of N. Veitch Street
LARCENY, 2022-01254004, 3100 block of Washington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2022-01254007, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-01254008, 2700 block of 16th Street S.