Crime Report: August 17, 2022
Published on August 17, 2022
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.
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BRANDISHING, 2022-08160067, 100 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 10:16 a.m. on August 16, police were dispatched to the report of a brandishing. Upon arrival, it was determined an employee of the business approached the suspect and requested he move his parked vehicle which was blocking other customers. A verbal dispute ensued, during which the suspect allegedly brandished a firearm before fleeing the scene in his vehicle. No injuries were reported. During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect and obtained a warrant for Brandishing a Firearm within 1,000 feet of a School. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2022-08160042, 3500 block of Fairfax Drive. At approximately 8:42 a.m. on August 16, police were dispatched to the report of a dispute in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined the unknown male suspect entered into the business, took several items off of the shelves and attempted to leave without paying. An employee confronted him, during which a verbal dispute ensued. Another employee attempted to intervene and the suspect struck him before leaving the business. The suspect quickly reentered the business, stole additional merchandise and fled the scene on foot. A lookout for the suspect was broadcast and officers canvassed the area yielding negative results. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as an Asian male, approximately 25-35 years old, 150-170 lbs., wearing a tan backpack. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2022-08160106, 1200 block of S. Fern Street. At approximately 12:54 p.m. on August 16, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. The investigation determined the unknown male suspect was allegedly attempting to leave a business with unpaid merchandise when he was confronted by loss prevention. A verbal dispute ensued, during which the suspect implied he had a knife before fleeing the scene with the stolen items. The employees followed the suspect out of the business as he continued to verbally threaten them. A lookout for the suspect was broadcast and officers canvassed the surrounding area with negative results. The suspect is described as a light skin Black male with a bald head, wearing a blue shirt, blue pants and black and white shoes. The investigation is ongoing.
SHOPLIFTING, 2022-08150089, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
DESTRCUTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-08150095, 2200 block of N. Buchanan Street
LARCENY, 2022-08150147, 300 block of N. Park Drive
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-08150168, 10th Street N. at N. Barton Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08160130, 3500 block of 16th Street S.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08160131, 4800 block of Old Dominion Drive
LARCENY, 2022-08160185, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2022-08160190, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-08160210, 5000 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08154002, 4800 block of 20th Street N.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-08154004, 6100 block of 29th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08164001, 1400 block of N. Vermont Street
LARCENY, 2022-08164002, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road
FRAUD, 2022-08164003, 2100 block of Washington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2022-08164006, 5500 block of Columbia Pike
FRAUD, 2022-08164010, 3400 block of N. Abingdon Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-08164011, 1100 block of N. Hudson Street
FRAUD, 2022-08164013, 2400 block of N. Nottingham Street
DESTRCUTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-08164014, 4500 block of 19th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08164015, 3400 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2022-08164017, 3400 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-08164018, 800 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2022-08164019, 1800 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2022-08164021, 1200 block of N. Herndon Street
FRAUD, 2022-08164022, 1300 block of Richmond Highway
LARCENY, 2022-08164023, 200 block of 18th Street S.
FRAUD, 2022-08164024, 900 block of N. Taylor Street
LARCENY, 2022-08174003, 1200 block of S. Fern Street