Crime Report: December 29, 2021

Published on December 29, 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, 2021-12280160, 1400 block of N. Lincoln Street. At approximately 8:47 p.m. on December 28, police were dispatched to the report of an assault with a knife in progress. Upon arrival, officers heard noise consistent with an active fight occurring inside the residence, established a perimeter and gave commands for the occupants to exit. A short time later, the victim exited the home, followed by the suspect. Officers gave the suspect lawful commands and attempted to take him into custody, however, he began to act disorderly and fight officers, striking two officers multiple times. A brief struggle ensued, and the suspect was subsequently taken into custody without further incident. The two officers sustained minor injuries and did not require the treatment of medics. Caleb Deveau, 18, of Fredericksburg, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Police (x2) and Obstruction of Justice. He was held without bond.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2021-12270168, 2900 block of S. Eads Street. At approximately 9:45 p.m. on December 27, police were dispatched to multiple reports of an individual armed with a knife attempting to enter a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect and detained him without incident. The investigation determined that the victim observed the male suspect in the parking lot of a business with a knife in his hand. The victim entered his vehicle and was approached by the suspect, who allegedly struck the rear window with the knife. The suspect began to yell at the victim, then shattered two of the vehicle’s windows. The victim then exited his vehicle to find safety inside a nearby business, when the suspect approached and struck him in the face. The victim sustained minor injuries and later declined the treatment of medics. The suspect then approached another business in the 2800 block of S. Eads and attempted to gain entry. When he was refused entry by an employee, the suspect allegedly threatened him with the knife and continued to yell and act disorderly. While attempting to restrain the suspect with the help of an additional witness, the employee sustained minor lacerations that did not require the treatment of medics. Helmer Fausti Andrade Alvarado, 41, of Oxon Hill, Md., was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding (x2), Attempted Malicious Wounding, Destruction of Property, Attempted Carjacking, and Drunk in Public. He was held on no bond.

ROBBERY, 2021-12280065, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 11:56 a.m. on December 28, police were dispatched to the report of an assault just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was delivering food items to the suspect’s residence when the suspect opened the door and allegedly produced a knife and demanded that the victim leave the items. The victim placed the items on the ground and left the scene before contacting dispatch. Warrants were obtained for the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY, 2021-12280062, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2021-12280088, 800 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2021-12280109, 1700 block of S. Lynn Street

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-12280111, 300 block of S. Kensington Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-12280166, 800 block of N. Pollard Street


IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12284002, 4700 block of 29th Street S.

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2021-12284005, 3300 block of S. Wakefield Street

HARASSMENT, 2021-12284009, 3200 block of John Marshall Drive

FRAUD, 2021-12284010, 1500 block of Clarendon Boulevard

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12284011, 4700 block of 21st Street N.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2021-12284016, 3200 block of Wilson Boulevard

IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-12284019, 1000 block of S. Walter Reed Drive

LARCENY, 2021-12284020, 1900 block of N. Quinn Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2021-12284021, 1900 block of N. Rhodes Street

LARCENY, 2021-12294001, 1300 block of Crystal Drive

LARCENY, 2021-12294002, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2021-12294003, 900 block of Army Navy Drive

FRAUD, 2021-12294004, 1500 block of S. George Mason Drive

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