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.

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, 2023-09170182, 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

STOLEN VEHICLES

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

ONLINE REPORTS

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

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