Crime Report: September 18, 2023
Published on September 18, 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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ASSAULT ON POLICE, 2023-09170182, 4000 block of 5th Road N. At approximately 5:33 p.m. on September 17, an officer was conducting a traffic stop of a tow truck operator when the suspect, who is the owner of the towed vehicle, arrived at the location and began acting disorderly. When an additional officer arrived on scene and began to converse with the suspect, he allegedly lunged at the officer. The officer then attempted to detain the suspect, during which he shoved the officer before fleeing the scene on foot. Officers initiated a foot pursuit and took the suspect into custody. Patrick Martinez, 25, of Falls Church, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault on Police, Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication. The tow truck operator was cited for the initial traffic stop.
BURGLARY, 2023-09160199, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 6:41 p.m. on September 16, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined security personnel witnessed the male suspect allegedly attempt to force entry into a secured area. Security personnel confronted the suspect during which he fled the scene on foot. Police located the suspect in the area and took him into custody. Ralph Phillips, 41, of Washington, DC, was arrested and charged with Burglary. He was held without bond.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY/ ATTEMPTED UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2023-09160119, 900 block of S. Utah Street. At approximately 12:45 p.m. on September 16, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined the female victim was in her home when she observed the male suspect allegedly attempt to make entry to the residence through a back door. The suspect then went to a neighboring unit, knocked on the door and rushed inside once the victim opened the door. The occupants of the residence exited the home and called police. Responding officers located the suspect inside the home and took him into custody. The suspect was treated on scene by medics and was taken to an area hospital for further evaluation. Avi Verdugo, 33, of Arlington, Va. was charged with Unlawful Entry and Attempted Unlawful Entry and released on a summons.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2023-09150320, 2300 block of 11th Street N. At approximately 10:27 p.m. on September 15, police were dispatched to the report of an assault with a weapon. Upon arrival, it was determined the male victim was in the area when the male suspect approached and engaged him in conversation, during which the suspect brandished a pocketknife and assaulted the victim, causing a laceration. A witness intervened and the suspect then fled the scene on foot. Responding officers rendered medical aid to the victim before medics transported him to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Additional responding officers established a perimeter and canvassed the area for the suspect yielding negative results. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY, 2023-09170131, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 12:33 p.m. on September 17, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect entered the store and began concealing merchandise when a store employee verbally confronted him. The suspect then attempted to strike the employee before exiting the business with the stolen merchandise. Officers canvassed the area for the suspect yielding negative results. The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 20-30 years old wearing all-black clothing. No injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
BRANDISHING (late), 2023-09160088, 2200 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 9:06 a.m. on September 16, the female victim approached an officer and reported a late assault. It was determined at approximately 7:15 p.m. on September 13, the victim was walking in the area when the suspects pulled alongside her in their vehicle and the driver discharged a BB gun at the victim before driving away. No injuries were reported. The driver of the vehicle is described as a Black male, approximately 17-18 years old with medium-length dreadlocks. The passenger of the vehicle is described as a Black male, approximately 17-18 years old. The suspect vehicle is described as a red crossover. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY (late), 2023-09150202, 6100 block of 11th Road N. At approximately 4:22 p.m. on September 15, police received an online report regarding a late burglary. It was determined between approximately 1:07 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. on September 1, the suspect entered the victim’s home and stole tools. There are no suspect descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.
THREATS, 2023-09140223, 2700 block of S. Quincy Street
FRAUD, 2023-09150051, 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09150103, 600 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2023-09150111, 3800 block of Wilson Boulevard
GRAFFITI, 2023-09150122, 1400 block of N. Langston Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09150123, N. Veitch Street at Key Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-09150132, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-09150140, 200 block of 20th Street S.
FRAUD, 2023-09150150, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road
GRAFFITI, 2023-09150162, 1400 block of Langston Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-09150251, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
ELUDING, 2023-09150298, Columbia Pike at S. Monroe Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-09160062, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-09160098, 1900 block of N. Cleveland Street
LARCENY, 2023-09160192, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-09160212, 1000 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY, 2023-09160214, 1000 block of S. Glebe Road
HARASSMENT, 2023-09160229, 2600 block of S. Arlington Ridge Road
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2023-09170050, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard
TRESPASS, 2023-09170078, 1600 block of N. George Mason Drive
STOLEN PROPERTY, 2023-09170145, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 2023-09170183, 900 block of Army Navy Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09170219, 1700 block of Army Navy Drive
09/15/23, MD DV17352, 2018 Kia Optima, Black
1700 block of Richmond Highway
09/15/23, VA G69285, 2022 Yamaha YZF Motorcycle, Black
500 block of 12th Street S.
09/15/23, VA UKW6156, 2019 Hyundai Elantra, Silver
1200 block of S. Eads Street
09/17/23, VA WYW7199, 2012 Honda Civic, Gray
4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
IDENTITY THEFT, 2023-09154001, 700 block of 12th Street S.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09154002, 1600 block of N. Oak Street
LARCENY, 2023-09154003, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09154004, 500 block of N. Thomas Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 2023-09154005, 1500 block of S. Fern Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-09154006, 1500 block of Clarendon Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-09154007, 900 block of S. Glebe Road
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-09154008, 1600 block of N. Oak Street
FRAUD, 2023-09154009, 800 block of N. Glebe Road
VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2023-09154010, 1400 block of N. Monroe Street
FRAUD, 2023-09154011, 4500 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
IDENTITY THEFT, 2023-09154012, 2100 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2023-09154013, 700 block of 24th Street S.
LARCENY, 2023-09154014, 1100 block of N. Glebe Road
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-09154015, 3000 block of S. Abingdon Street
HARASSMENT, 2023-09154016, 1300 block of S. Eads Street
FRAUD, 2023-09154017, 1100 block of S. Arlington Ridge Road
IDENTITY THEFT, 2023-09154018, 1700 block of N. Barton Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-09154019, 1700 block of Army Navy Drive
HARASSMENT, 2023-09154020, 4200 block of 31st Street S.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09154021, 600 block of N. Glebe Road
FRAUD, 2023-09154022, 4100 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09154023, 5900 block of 4th Street N.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09154025, 1500 block of Richmond Highway
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09154026, 500 block of 12th Street S.
LARCENY, 2023-09154027, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-09154028, 4700 block of 17th Street N.
HARASSMENT, 2023-09154031, 1300 block of N. Glebe Road
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2023-09154032, 2000 block of S. Eads Street
FRAUD, 2023-09154033, 2600 block of Richmond Highway
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-09154034, 3200 block of 10th Street N
LARCENY, 2023-09164001, 1100 block of N. Highland Street
LARCENY, 2023-09164002, 1800 block of N. Quinn Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09164003, 1700 block of N. Pierce Street
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09164004, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
LARCENY, 2023-09164007, 3400 block of Washington Boulevard
FRAUD, 2023-09164008, 3700 block of Kemper Road
FRAUD, 2023-09164009, 4800 block of 28th Street S.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2023-09164010, 200 block of S. Courthouse Road
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-09164011, 4100 block of Lorcom Lane
LARCENY, 2023-09164012, 600 block of N. Madison Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2023-09164013, 2100 block of S. Oakland Street