Crime Report: September 8, 2022

Published on September 08, 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 & BATTERY (Significant), 2022-09070073, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 8:42 a.m. on September 7, police were dispatched to the report of  disorderly conduct. Upon arrival, it was determined the female victim was standing outside a business when the suspect walked by and she greeted her. The suspect then allegedly made threatening statements, brandished a knife and held it towards the victim before fleeing the scene on foot. During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect, located her and took her into custody without incident at her residence. No injuries were reported. Helen Mengesha, 33, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery and Abduction. She was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2022-09080044, 3300 block of Langston Boulevard. At approximately 4:38 a.m. on September 8, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined the employee was inside the lobby of the business when the unknown suspect entered and approached the counter. The suspect then brandished a firearm and demanded money. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as a Black male with a thin build, approximately 20-30 years old, wearing a black hoodie, black face mask, and black pants. The investigation is ongoing.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-09060020, 2400 block of S. Lowell Street

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-09060060, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-09060148, 2800 block of S. Taylor Street

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-09060190, 4000 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2022-09060220, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2022-09060245, 1700 block of Wilson Boulevard

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2022-09070032, 3800 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

LARCENY, 2022-09070044, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-09070073, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2022-09070099, 2300 block of Clarendon Boulevard

SHOPLIFTING, 2022-09070137, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2022-09070162, 3400 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-09070199, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street


09/06/22, MD 7DJ9765, 2007 Chevrolet Express, White
2800 block of Fort Scott Drive


SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-09074001, 2100 block of Military Road

HARRASSMENT, 2022-09074007, 1000 block of S. Walter Reed Drive

IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-09074011, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard

LARCENY, 2022-09074012, 4600 block of Wilson Boulevard

FRAUD, 2022-09074013, 2400 block of N. Wakefield Court

LARCENY, 2022-09084002, 500 block of 23rd Street S.

FRAUD, 2022-09084003, 4500 block of N. Glebe Road

FRAUD, 2022-09084004, 1500 block of N. Queen Street

LARCENY, 2022-09084005, 1300 block of S. Dinwiddie Street

LARCENY, 2022-09084006, 1800 block of N. Quinn Street

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