Crime Report: May 19, 2022

Published on May 19, 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.


BRANDISHING, 2022-05180186, 5100 block of N. Edison Street. At approximately 4:45 p.m. on May 18, police were dispatched to a report of a person with a gun. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area when an unleashed dog ran towards him while barking. A verbal dispute ensued between the victim and dog owner, during which the suspect, who is known to the dog owner, became involved. The victim continued on his route, during which the suspect reapproached and allegedly brandished a firearm and threatened the victim. Responding officers took custody of the suspect without incident. Eric Rickert, 50, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery, Brandishing and Possession of a Firearm By Felon. He was held without bond.

POLICE INFORMATION (NON-CRIMINAL INCIDENT), 2022-05180154, 200 block of S. Carlin Springs Road. At approximately 2:08 p.m. on May 18, police were dispatched to the report of a known juvenile possibly trespassing on Kenmore Middle School property. Out of an abundance of caution, the school was placed on secure the school status as police investigated. The investigation determined the known juvenile had not been on school property and no unauthorized person had made entry into the school.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (Series), 2022-05180016, 2000 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 1:28 a.m. on May 18, police were dispatched to the report of a tampering in progress. Upon arrival, officers located six vehicles that had windows smashed and airbags stolen. All vehicles involved were Honda models. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (Series), 2022-05180045, 2000 block of S. Eads Street. At approximately 6:00 a.m. on May 18, police were dispatched to a report of a late larceny from auto. Upon arrival, officers located five vehicles that had windows smashed and airbags stolen. All vehicles involved were Honda models. This investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY, 2022-05170084, 1600 block of 18th Street N.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-05170118, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2022-05170158, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

STALKING, 2022-0505170167, 2100 block of N. Madison Street

RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2022-05170187, 4700 block of King Street

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-05170202, 700 block of S. Courthouse Road

LARCENY, 2022-05170212, 3200 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-05170223, 4400 block of 31st Street S.

THREATS, 2022-05180095, 3500 block of S. Clark Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2022-05170209, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2022-05180270, 900 block of N. Taylor Street

              ONLINE REPORTS

LARCENY, 2022-05184006, 1700 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2022-05184009, 300 block of Army Navy Drive

FRAUD, 2022-05184010, 2400 block of N. Jefferson Street

LARCENY, 2022-05184013, 1300 block of N. Rolfe Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-05184002, 3600 block of S. Glebe Road

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-05184004, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-05184005, 1300 block of S. Quincy Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-05184007, 2000 block of N. Woodstock Street

FRAUD, 2022-05184011, 3900 block of 5th Street N.

FRAUD, 2022-05184018, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-05184019, 3100 block of 2nd Road N.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-05184021, 2500 block of N. Glebe Road

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-05184022, 3100 block of 24th Street S.

LARCENY, 2022-05184023, 1500 block of N. Queen Street

LARCENY, 2022-05194001, 1300 block of N. Veitch Street

LARCENY, 2022-05194007, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard

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