Crime Report: May 15, 2023
Published on May 15, 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.
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ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2023-05140222, Washington Boulevard at N. Glebe Road. At approximately 9:42 p.m. on May 14, police were dispatched to the report of a hit and run. Upon arrival, it was determined the victims’ were inside their vehicle and stopped at a red light when the suspect pulled alongside them and attempted to engage them in conversation. When the light changed, the victims’ accelerated and the suspect allegedly struck their vehicle with his before fleeing the scene. No injuries were reported. During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect, located him and took him into custody. Carl Mehler, 65, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Attempted Malicious Wounding.
ASSAULT BY MOB, 2023-05150023, Wilson Boulevard at N. Highland Street. At approximately 2:14 a.m. on May 15, police conducted a traffic stop during which officers made contact with the injured male victim. The investigation determined the victim became involved in a verbal dispute with three unknown suspects, during which they assaulted him before fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital for further evaluation. The suspects are described as a Hispanic male and two Hispanic females. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2023-05120288, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 11:01 p.m. on May 12, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined the male victim was inside the business when he was approached by the three unknown suspects who engaged him in a dispute regarding cash. During the incident, Suspect One displayed a knife and Suspect Three struck the victim. The three suspects then fled the scene. Responding officers canvassed the area for the suspects yielding negative results. Suspect One is described as a White or Hispanic male, approximately 5’7”, in his mid-20s, 160 pounds, with short brown hair and a beard wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. Suspect Two is described as a medium-build, Black female, approximately 5’2” with short braids. Suspect Three is described as a thin-build Black female, approximately 4’11”, in her late teens or early 20s with short black hair and glasses. No injuries were reported and no property was stolen. The investigation is ongoing.
INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2023-05120073, 3400 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 9:19 a.m. on May 12, police were dispatched to the report of threats. Upon arrival, it was determined the unknown suspect whistled to gain the attention of the two female victims and when they looked in his direction, he allegedly exposed himself to them. The suspect is described as a White male. The investigation is ongoing.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2023-05120237, 700 block of N. Abingdon Street. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on May 12, police were dispatched to the report of disorderly conduct. Upon arrival of officers, approximately 25 juveniles dispersed from in front of the home and no one was located inside. The investigation determined the juvenile suspects made entry into the vacant residence, resulting in property damage. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY (Late), 2023-05120100, 4300 block of Arlington Boulevard. At approximately 11:25 a.m. on May 12, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined at approximately 6:00 p.m. on May 8, the female victim discovered personal items were missing from inside her residence. There were no signs of forced entry. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY (Late), 2023-05130116, 4900 block of Old Dominion Drive. At approximately 11:42 a.m. on May 13, police were dispatched to the late report of a larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined between approximately May 9, and May 12, the unknown suspect(s) entered into the residence and stole personal items, jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash. No items were reported damaged. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY (Late), 2023-05140144, 1100 block of Arlington Boulevard. At approximately 4:11 p.m. on May 14, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined the victim returned to his residence after an extended time away and discovered his computer and collectible items were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05100184, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05120012, 2000 block of S. Eads Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05120017, 3400 block of S. Clark Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-05120032, 1700 block of N. Bryan Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-05120052, 5100 block of 8th Road S.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-05120105, 3500 block of N. Abingdon Street
TRESPASS, 2023-05120131, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
HARASSMENT, 2023-05120134, 2500 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2023-05120149, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-05120160, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05120176, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard
FRAUD, 2023-05120229, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2023-05120231, 1500 block of Crystal Drive
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05120296, 1900 block of Richmond Highway
FRAUD, 2023-05130094, 1900 block of N. Calvert Street
LARCENY, 2023-05130106, 300 block of 23rd Street S.
SHOPLIFTING, 2023-05130115, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2023-05130124, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2023-05130129, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2023-05130149, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05130165, 1500 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY, 2023-05130178, 700 block of N. Wayne Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2023-05130180, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05130233, 1500 block of S. Fern Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-05140023, 3900 block of 4th Street N.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2023-05140025, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
FRAUD, 2023-05140044, 300 block of Army Navy Drive
LARCENY, 2023-05140168, 300 block of 23rd Street S.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-05140196, 1500 block of Columbia Pike
SHOPLIFTING, 2023-05140200, 700 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2023-05140246, 4800 block of Langston Boulevard
05/14/23, VA UFY2496, 2014 Hyundai Sonata, Silver
200 block of 20th Street S.
EXTORTION, 2023-05124003, 5100 block of 15th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-05124005, 3200 block of 10th Street N.
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-05124006, 1900 block of N. Randolph Street
EXTORTION, 2023-05124007, 600 block of N. Oxford Street
LARCENY, 2023-05124008, 2700 block of Richmond Highway
FRAUD, 2023-05124009, 800 block of N. Daniel Street
LARCENY, 2023-05124011, 2600 block of Clarendon Boulevard
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-05124012, 1500 block of Richmond Highway
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-05134003, 4000 block of Washington Boulevard
FRAUD, 2023-05144001, 4800 block of Old Dominion Drive
LARCENY, 2023-05144006, 1100 block of Arlington Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-05144009, 2400 block of Richmond Highway
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-05144010, 2400 block of S. Kenmore Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-05144011, 3400 block of Potomac Avenue
HARASSMENT, 2023-05144012, 1300 block of N. Glebe Road