Crime Report: August 14, 2023

Published on August 14, 2023

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.

REPORTS

ASSAULT ON POLICE, 2023-08110270, 2800 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 10:04 p.m. on August 11, police were dispatched to the report of a possible stabbing. The arriving officer located three male subjects matching the descriptions provided by the reporting party and gave them commands to stop in order to conduct their investigation. Subject One was detained without incident. Subject Two assaulted the officer by punching him and was taken into custody with the assistance of an additional arriving officer. Subject Three refused to comply with the officer’s commands and, following the deployment of a Taser by the officer, was detained. Subject Three was evaluated on scene by medics and, following the investigation, was released on scene. The investigation determined a dispute had taken place but no stabbing had occurred. Subject One, Alex Sales-Hernandez, 23, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication. Subject Two, Roberto Sales-Hernandez, 27, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Assault on Police and Public Intoxication.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2023-08130240, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. At approximately 10:44 p.m. on August 13, police were dispatched to the report of an assault with injury. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect and male victim, who are known to each other, were inside a residence when the suspect allegedly attempted to stab the victim, resulting in a laceration. The victim then left the apartment and called police. Officers located the suspect at the scene and took him into custody without incident. The victim sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital. The suspect was evaluated on scene by medics and did not require medical attention.  Edemir Bonilla Yanes, 30, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding. He was held without bond.

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2023-08110004, 5000 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 12:26 a.m. on August 11, police observed the male suspect exposing himself. During the investigation is was determined the suspect had also returned to a business he was previously banned from. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. Ronald Benson, 46, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Indecent Exposure and Trespassing. He was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2023-08110255, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street. At approximately 8:46 p.m. on August 11, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined the male and female victims arranged to meet Suspect One, who is known to them, at this location. When the male victim and Suspect One made contact, Suspect Two exited the vehicle, brandished a firearm and struck the male victim with it before stealing the victims’ bags containing clothing, electronics and personal belongings. Suspect One then brandished a firearm and took the female victim’s purse from her possession. Both suspects then fled the scene in their vehicle with the victim’s stolen property. Officers canvassed the area for the suspects yielding negative results. Warrants were obtained for Robbery (x2) and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2023-08120066, 1700 block of 26th Street S. At approximately 6:31 a.m. on August 12, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined the suspect was inside of a parked vehicle with the three male suspects when one suspect threatened the victim with a firearm and demanded his belongings. The suspects stole electronics, jewelry and a wallet containing credit cards, personal identification cards and an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene in the vehicle. The victim then requested assistance from the reporting party who called police. No injuries were reported. Officers canvassed the area for the suspect yielding negative results. The suspects are described as Black males and the suspect vehicle is described as a blue SUV. The investigation is ongoing.

PEEPING, 2023-08130038, 1300 block of S. Taylor Street. At approximately 3:03 a.m. on August 13, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, it was determined the male victim observed the unknown male suspect looking into windows of the residential building and contacted police. Upon arrival, an officer observed an individual standing behind the building and gave him commands to stop. The suspect then ran from the scene and a canvass of the area for the suspect yielded negative results. The suspect is described as a heavy-set white or Hispanic male, approximately 5’4”, 35-45 years old wearing a red shirt, blue jeans and a black hat. The investigation is ongoing.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY (late), 2023-08110264, 2900 block of N. Sycamore Street. At approximately 8:42 p.m. on August 11, police were dispatched to the late report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined at approximately 7:05 p.m. on August 10, two male suspects entered the business. Suspect Two began speaking to a store employee while Suspect One gained entry to a secured area of the store and stole packs of cigarettes before attempting to leave without payment. When the store employee confronted Suspect One, he struck the employee and a struggle ensued. The two suspects then fled the store on foot without the merchandise. Suspect One is described as a Black male, approximately 5’11”-6’0”, 220-230 pounds with short hair and a goatee wearing a white t-shirt, black shorts, white sneakers and black sunglasses. Suspect Two is described as a Black male, approximately 5’9”-5’11”, 200-210 pounds with afro-style hair wearing a white t-shirt, black pants and black shoes. The investigation is ongoing. 

FRAUD, 2023-08054008, 3300 block of S. Wakefield Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2023-08100175, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2023-08110014, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08110034, 900 block of N. Monroe Street

GRAFFITI, 2023-08110052, 2700 block of 11th Street S.

LARCENY, 2023-08110078, 2700 block of S. Walter Reed Drive

FRAUD, 2023-08110116, 400 block of 23rd Street S.

FRAUD, 2023-08110196, 5500 block of Wilson Boulevard

TRESPASS, 2023-08110233, 900 block of S. Lincoln Street

HARASSMENT, 2023-08110248, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08120044, 3500 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08110270, 2800 block of Columbia Pike

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-08120005, 2000 block of N. Adams Street

LARCENY, 2023-08120082, 1600 block of Wilson Boulevard

TRESPASS, 2023-08120095, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

SHOPLIFTING, 2023-08120130, 900 block of Army Navy Drive

ELUDING, 2023-08120145, NB I-395 at Boundary Channel Drive

SHOPLIFTING, 2023-08120160, 300 block of 23rd Street S.

SHOPLIFTING, 2023-08120180, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2023-08120190, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08120194, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street

TRESPASS, 2023-08120195, 1400 block of N. Adams Street

LARCENY, 2023-08120198, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

LARCENY, 2023-08120218, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08130010, 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08130019, 1500 block of S. Fern Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2023-08130066, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-08130110, 900 block of N. Taylor Street

TRESPASS, 2023-08130139, 1000 block of 18th Street S.

STOLEN PROPERTY, 2023-08130140, 5000 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08130142, 2500 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-08130153, Langston Boulevard at Kirkwood Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08130167, 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08130169, 1800 block of N. Moore Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2023-08130177, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

LARCENY, 2023-08130183, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-08140020, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2023-08140028, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street

STOLEN VEHICLES

08/11/23, VA BANIO1, 2023 Chevrolet Suburban, Black
1200 block of S. Courthouse Road

08/12/23, FL NFTE34, 2019 Kia Optima, Blue
1300 block of S. Eads Street

ONLINE REPORTS

LARCENY, 2023-08114001, 900 block of N. Stafford Street

LARCENY, 2023-08114002, 1000 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-08114003, 200 block of 20th Street S.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-08114004, 4900 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2023-08114005, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2023-08114006, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2023-08114007, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2023-08114008, 1700 block of Crystal Drive

LARCENY, 2023-08114009, 3800 block of 9th Street N.

HARASSMENT, 2023-08114010, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2023-08114012, 800 block of N. Quincy Street

LARCENY, 2023-08124001, 700 block of N. Randolph Street

LARCENY, 2023-08124002, 500 block of Potomac Avenue

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-08124003, 1200 block of Crystal Drive

FRAUD, 2023-08124004, 200 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2023-08134001, 900 block of N. Stuart Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-08134002, 1200 block of S. Fern Street

LARCENY, 2023-08134004, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2023-08134005, 2000 block of N. Glebe Road

FRAUD, 2023-08134006, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2023-08134007, 1300 block of N. Veitch Street

FRAUD, 2023-08134009, 2400 block of Clarendon Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-08134010, 4500 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

IDENTITY THEFT, 2023-08134011, 3700 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive

FRAUD, 2023-08134013, 4500 block of 36th Street S.

LARCENY, 2023-08134015, 1700 block of S. Clark Street

FRAUD, 2023-08134016, 1300 block of N. Courthouse Road

IDENTITY THEFT, 2023-08134017, 1900 block of N. Quinn Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-08134018, 3500 block of 2nd Street S.

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