Crime Report: December 16, 2021

Published on December 16, 2021

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, 2021-12160006, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 12:26 a.m. on December 16, police were dispatched to the report of a disorderly conduct regarding a subject who had been removed from an establishment by security and was attempting to reenter. Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect involved in a verbal dispute with a group of individuals. Officers made contact with the suspect who became uncooperative and aggressive during their investigation. When officers attempted to take the suspect into custody, he actively resisted arrest, kicked an officer multiple times and attempted to flee the scene on foot. A brief foot pursuit was initiated and the suspect was subsequently taken into custody. Luke Buchanan, 33, of Washington D.C., was arrested and charged with Drunk in Public, Obstruction of Justice, and Assault & Battery on Police. He was held on no bond.

ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2021-12160013, Wilson Boulevard at N. Irving Street. At approximately 12:36 a.m. on December 16, police were on scene investigating the previous incident (2021-12160006), when the uninvolved male suspect approached an officer from behind and attempted to strike her in the back of the head. Other officers intervened and as they attempted to take the suspect into custody, he threw jackets at officers, continued to act disorderly and resisted arrest. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody without further incident. Luis Vasquez, 29, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Obstruction of Justice, and Assault & Battery on Police. He was held on no bond.

LARCENY, 2021-12140125, 5200 block of 28th Street N.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12140135, 2300 block of Clarendon Boulevard

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-12140186, 1300 block of N. Courthouse Road

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-12150012, 1900 block of Clarendon Boulevard

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2021-12150088, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12150149, 3200 block of 13th Road S.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2021-12150190, 2100 block of 15th Street N.


12/14/21, VA Z61589, 2015 Kawasaki Ninja
500 block of 15th Street S.

12/14/21, VA UMW7346, 2018 Toyota Corolla, Red
700 block of N. Randolph Street


LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12144021, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12154001, Unit block of N. Montague Street

FRAUD, 2021-12154002, 2700 block of S. Adams Street

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-12154003, 2000 block of N. Adams Street

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-12154004, 4600 block of 24th Street N.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12154005, 2000 block of 14th Street N.

FRAUD, 2021-12154006, 3200 block of N. George Mason Drive

LARCENY, 2021-12154007, 1800 block of Wilson Boulevard

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12154008, 2900 block of S. Quincy Street

FRAUD, 2021-12154009, 6100 block of 22nd Street N.

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12154010, 2000 block of N. Greenbrier Street

FRAUD, 2021-12154012, 1500 block of N. Colonial Terrace

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12164001, 1300 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2021-12164002, 2500 block of 9th Road S.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-12164003, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2021-12164005, 2500 block of S. Adams Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12164006, 2100 block of N. Westmoreland Street

LARCENY, 2021-12164007, 1300 block of S. Dinwiddie Street

LARCENY, 2021-12164008, 3600 block of S. Glebe Road

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