Crime Report: August 10, 2020

Published on August 10, 2020

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.


ASSAULT & BATTERY ON POLICE, 2020-08080073, 3300 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 5:46 a.m. on August 8, police were dispatched to the report of trespassing. Upon arrival, it was determined that officers had been dispatched twice prior for the report of the suspect behaving disorderly in the lobby area. During the first call for service, the suspect was instructed to return to his room and avoid causing further disturbance in common areas. On the second call at approximately 5:12 a.m., the suspect was issued a banning notice from the property, escorted off the premises and sent on his way. At 5:46 a.m., officers were again dispatched to the location, as the suspect had allegedly returned and was inside the hotel. Officers located the suspect and took him into custody. As officers escorted the suspect out of the building, he allegedly spit on an officer and kicked two officers. While awaiting medics to evaluate the suspect, he bit a third officer. The officers were not injured. Jonathan Knell, 27, of Suitland, Md., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Law Enforcement (x3), Trespassing, and Drunk in Public and held on no bond.

SEXUAL BATTERY, 2020-08080135, Wilson Boulevard at N. Pollard Street. At approximately 3:59 p.m. on August 8, police were dispatched to the report of an assault just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that approximately 10-15 minutes prior, the victim was walking in the area when the male suspect approached her from behind. The victim began walking in the opposite direction, at which point the suspect began to chase her. The suspect then moved towards the victim and smacked her buttocks, then fled on foot prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a Black male in his mid 30's, with a slim build, approximately 5'8", clean shaven, with an almost buzzed haircut, wearing a brown t-shirt and eyeglasses. The investigation is ongoing.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08070003, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2020-08070034, 2400 Richmond Highway

TRESPASS, 2020-08070049, 2200 block of S. Clark Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08070070, 2000 block of S. Kenmore Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-08070077, 2200 block of 27th Street S.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-08070084, 2600 block of S. Adams Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08070153, 2400 block of N. Harrison Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08070194, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard

DISORDERLY CONDUCT 2020-08080006, 3300 block of Lee Highway

WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2020-08080037, 20th Road N. at N. Cleveland Street

GRAFFITI, 2020-08100071, 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-08080080, 5900 block of Washington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2020-08080082, 18th Street N. at N. Upton Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY,  2020-08080099, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08080101, 2700 block of S. Glebe Road

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-08080119, 4th Street S. at S. Taylor Street

HARASSMENT, 2020-08080120, 1100 block of N. Highland Street

WEAPONS VIOLATION, 2020-08080124, 1400 block of S. Fern Street

LARCENY, 2020-08080140, 3900 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-080801570157, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2020-08080161, 1400 block of Richmond Highway

SHOPLIFTING, 2020-08080162, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-08080169, 3800 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08090001, 900 block of S. Wakefield Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08090033, Clarendon Boulevard at N. Highland Street

ELUDING, 2020-08090041, I-66 WB at Fairfax Drive

TRAFFIC OFFENSE, 2020-08090108, 3600 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-08090121, 1100 block of S. George Mason Drive

ELUDING, 2020-08090159, 2nd Road N. at N. Edgewood Street