Crime Report: July 20, 2020

Published on July 20, 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 ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2020-07190142, 2800 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 2:56 p.m. on July 19, police were dispatched to the report of a disorderly subject at a business. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect was outside the entrance to a business in the 2700 block of Washington Boulevard, where he allegedly knocked over merchandise displays. The suspect then left that business and went into a second business in the 2800 block of Clarendon Boulevard where he went behind the counter and attempted to steal an employee's cell phone before being confronted. He then left and entered a neighboring business, where he stole merchandise and fled on foot. Arriving officers located the suspect nearby, however, he refused to follow commands, threw stolen merchandise at an officer and continued walking away in traffic. Officers located the suspect in the 1200 block of N. Garfield Street and attempted to stop him, however he ignored lawful commands and bit an officer. Following a brief struggle, the suspect was taken into custody. The three businesses declined prosecution but requested the suspect be banned from their locations. The officer was not injured. David Morris, 36, of Fayetteville, N.C. was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Police and Obstruction of Justice. He was held on no bond.

BURGLARY, 2020-07170085, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 10:00 a.m. on July 17, police were dispatched to the report of an alarm. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 10:22 p.m. on July 16, an unknown suspect forced entry to a business and stole items of value. The suspect is described as a black male, tall and thin, 20-25 years old, clean shaven, with short black hair, wearing a black shirt, black gloves, black shorts, white socks and black sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.

TRESPASS, 2020-07170023, 1200 block of S. Clark Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07170024, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2020-07170069, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2020-07170076, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard

FRAUD, 2020-07170146, 2300 block of 11th Street N.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07170222, 2800 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07180125, 3200 block of 24th Street S.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-07180126, 2800 block of S. Wakefield Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07170157, 4600 block of Fairfax Drive

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07180175, 2500 block of Columbia Pike

IDENTITY THEFT, 2020-07180219, 4900 block of Columbia Pike

ELUDING, 2020-07190064, SB I-395 at S. Glebe Road

GRAFFITI, 2020-07190117, 5700 block of 4th Street S.

HARASSMENT, 2020-07190168, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road

 DESTRUCTION OR PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2020-07190172, 2200 block of N. Pershing Street

FRAUD, 2020-07190205, 3000 block of Columbia Pike



7/17/20, VA UZF4818, 2015 Ford F150, Black
800 block of N. Kentucky Street

7/17/20, VA UST3332, 2006 Toyota Corolla, Silver
1600 block of S. Eads Street

7/18/20, VA ULE5372, 2014 Lincoln MKS, Black
200 block of N. Wayne Street

7/19/20, VA XHC6910, 2017 Hyundai Sonata, Silver
1500 block of N. Kenilworth Street

7/19/20, VA URG7152, Lexus RX330, Silver
1400 block of McKinley Road