Crime Report: August 26, 2019

Published on August 26, 2019

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.


UNLAWFUL FILMING (late), 2019-08240209, 1300 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 6:47 p.m. on August 24, police were dispatched to the late report of found property. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 4:25 p.m., a witness allegedly located a camera in the toilet area of a restroom inside a business and subsequently removed it and notified management. There is no suspect(s) description. During the follow-up investigation, no data was located on the device.

FELONY POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE (Significant), 2019-08250230, 800 block of 18th Street S. At approximately 9:36 p.m. on August 25, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious persons attempting to load an ATV and dirt bike into the back of a truck. During a probable cause search of the truck, officers recovered a firearm and evidence related to the distribution of marijuana. During the course of the arrest, the suspect provided false information regarding his identity. Alfonso Murphy, 18, of Landover, MD, was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, identity theft, forgery and carrying a concealed weapon. He is being held without bond. The investigation is ongoing.

ELUDING (Significant), 2019-08250191, Key Bridge at Fort Myer Drive. At 7:57 p.m. on August 25, police were notified that approximately 100 ATVs and dirt bikes were entering Arlington County from the District of Columbia utilizing the Key Bridge. Officers responded to the area, activated their emergency equipment and monitored the group for the safety of pedestrians and motorists. No injuries or property damage were reported. Arlington County Police are actively investigating and working with our regional partners to identify the riders. The operation of all-terrain vehicles on any public highway or other private property is prohibited by Virginia State Code § 46.2-915. If citizens observe these vehicles being operated in the county or know the identity of someone riding on Arlington County roadways, they should call the Emergency Communications Center at 703-558-2222. Information can also be provided anonymously to Arlington County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2019-08220054, Wilson Boulevard at N. Moore Street

LARCENY, 2019-08220056, 1200 block of N. Quinn Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-08220077, 1700 block of N. Lynn Street

TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2019-08220157, I-395 SB at SB GW Parkway

LARCENY, 2019-08230051, 300 block of Long Bridge Drive

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-08230069, Washington Boulevard at N. Highland Street

GRAFFITI, 2019-08230071, S. Florida Street at 7th Street S.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2019-08230090, 13th Street S. at S. Eads Street

LARCENY, 2019-08230106, 900 block of Army Navy Drive

TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2019-08230114, I-395 NB at Washington Boulevard

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2019-08230131, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2019-08230174, 1700 block of N. George Mason Drive

FRAUD, 2019-08230183, 3100 block of Washington Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-08230189, 1200 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2019-08230198, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-08230225, 3600 block of 25th Street S.

FRAUD, 2019-08230259, 1200 block of S. Courthouse Road

LARCENY, 2019-08230269, 2500 block of N. Harrison Street

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2019-08240037, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2019-08240077, 5000 block of Chesterfield Road

LARCENY, 2019-08240140, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2019-08240148, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

FRAUD, 2019-08240164, 1800 block of S. Hayes Street

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2019-08250076, 2600 block of Arlington Boulevard

FRAUD, 2019-08250103, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2019-08250158, 1500 block of Key Boulevard


8/25/19, ND 23497M, 2009 Yamaha FZ6, White

1300 block of S. Eads Street