Crime Report: June 13, 2022

Published on June 13, 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.

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 and charges may be amended during the court proceedings. For case status information, visit Virginia’s Judicial System website.


ASSAULT ON POLICE, 2022-06110196, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 9:00 p.m. on June 11, police were dispatched to the report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, officers met with security who advised the female suspect had been smoking inside the building and they wanted her banned from the property. Officers located the suspect and asked her to leave the premises. During the incident, the suspect became combative and struck an officer in the face. The suspect continued to attempt to strike the officers, and with the assistance of an additional responding officer, she was taken into custody. Sequita Merritte, 46, of Hyattsville, MD, was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery on a Police (x2). She was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2022-06100119, 200 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 12:21 p.m. on June 10, police were dispatched to the report of an assault with injury involving a weapon. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect inside the business and gave him verbal commands which he refused to comply with. As officers attempted to take him into custody, he actively resisted and a struggle ensued. Officers then deployed a Taser and were able to take the suspect into custody. The investigation revealed that after purchasing merchandise, the suspect selected additional items and consumed one without paying. Upon being confronted by an employee, the suspect allegedly grabbed him, brandished a hammer and swung it towards him. The employee was able to avoid being struck. The suspect then struck a glass display case with the hammer, causing it to break. Brian Driver, 44, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Attempted Malicious Wounding, Robbery, Obstruction of Justice and Destruction of Property. He was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2022-06110239, 4600 block of King Street. At approximately 11:24 p.m. on June 11, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny that has just occurred. Upon arrival, the victim stated two unknown suspects entered the business at 11:11 p.m., went behind the counter and began to steal merchandise by placing the items into bags. During the incident, one of the suspects made a gesture implying he had a firearm. The suspects are described a Black males wearing all black clothing who fled in a white SUV. The investigation is ongoing.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY (late), 2022-06100004, 1100 block of Arlington Boulevard. At approximately 12:15 a.m. on June 10, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, the victim who stated at approximately 10:45 p.m. on June 9, he was inside his residence when he heard the door open. Upon investigation, he observed the unknown male suspect inside and told him to leave. Nothing of value was reported stolen. The suspect is described as a Black male, 5’10” tall, with short black hair, wearing casual clothing and carrying a satchel. The investigation is ongoing.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2022-06120181, 1800 block of N. Nash Street. At approximately 10:16 p.m. on June 12, police were dispatched to a report of a breaking and entering that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined the victim was entering the elevator, which opens directly into his residence, when the suspect exited the elevator into the home. When the victim asked the suspect to leave his residence, the suspect allegedly pushed the victim. The victim was subsequently able to push the suspect out of the residence and into the hallway. Joseph Martore, 39, of Arlington, VA was charged with Unlawful Entry and Assault and Battery and released on a summons.

SHOPLIFTING, 2022-06100092, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-06100234, 4200 block of 4th Street N.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-06110033, N. Fillmore Street at 2nd Street N.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-06110064, 1700 block of N. Troy Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-06110088, 900 block of 19th Street S.

LARCENY, 2022-06110105, 800 block of N. Lexington Street

GRAFFITI, 2022-06110241, 5200 block of 36th Street N.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-06120006, 3000 block of S. Randolph Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-06120019, 2900 block of S. Randolph Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-06120037, 2800 block of Clarendon Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-06120076, 1000 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-06120090, 1300 block of S. Eads Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2022-06120146, 2300 block of 11th Street N.

LARCENY, 2022-06120192, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard


06/11/22, TX JVJ2399, 2017 Toyota Corolla, Blue
1600 block of Wilson Boulevard

06/11/22, OH 254XZK, 2015 Honda Pilot, Gray
4500 block of 31st Street S.


LARCENY, 2022-06104003, 1300 block of S. Dinwiddie Street

FRAUD, 2022-06104004, 2000 block of S. Eads Street

LARCENY, 2022-06104005, 800 block of N. Pollard Street

FRAUD, 2022-06104006, 2000 block of S. Lowell Street

LARCENY, 2022-06104007, 600 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2022-06104008, 1700 block of N. George Mason Drive

FRAUD, 2022-06104009, 700 block of N. Wakefield Street

HARASSMENT, 2022-06104010, 3500 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

LARCENY, 2022-06104011, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-06104012, 3300 block of N. Kensington Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-06104013, 600 block of 21st Street S.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-06104014, 600 block of N. Manchester Street

FRAUD, 2022-06104015, 4700 block of 20th Road N.

HARASSMENT, 2022-06104016, 5300 block of Langston Boulevard

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-06104017, 2100 block of Richmond Highway

FRAUD, 2022-06104019, 5300 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2022-06104020, 6700 block of Langston Boulevard

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-06104023, 3000 block of N. Dickerson Street

LARCENY, 2022-06114001, 1300 block of S. Buchanan Street

LARCENY, 2022-06134001, 1700 block of N. Veitch Street

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-06134002, 1300 block of N. Rolfe Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-06134004, 1100 block of 18th Street S.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-06134005, 2000 block of N. Westmoreland Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-06134007, 2600 block of N. Rockingham Street

HARASSMENT, 2022-06134008, 3100 block of 10th Street N.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-06134009, 2100 block of N. Culpeper Street

LARCENY, 2022-06134010, 1800 block of Columbia Pike

HARASSMENT, 2022-06134011, 3200 block of 23rd Street N.

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