Crime Report: February 12, 2024

Published on February 12, 2024

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, 2024-02100013, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 12:34 a.m. on February 10, police were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person. The reporting party stated the male suspect jumped in front of their vehicle and began yelling while holding what appeared to be a boxcutter. The reporting party was able to leave the scene in their vehicle.  Responding officers located the suspect in the area and took him into custody. The suspect was allegedly noncompliant, resisted officers and assaulted an officer, causing minor injuries. The suspect was evaluated and released on scene by medics for minor injuries sustained prior to police arrival. During a search of his person incident to arrest, a boxcutter was recovered. Brian Tucker, 37, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Assault on Police, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Obstruction of Justice and Public Intoxication. He was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2024-02100055, 3300 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 2:32 a.m. on February 10, police were dispatched to the report of disorderly conduct. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect allegedly entered a business and stole money from a tip jar. An employee confronted the suspect during which he made threatening statements and subsequently exited. The suspect then entered another nearby business and stole money from the tip jar before leaving the scene. Responding officers located the suspect in the area and took him into custody. Dawit Hailu Mitiku, 25, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Robbery and Petit Larceny. He was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2024-02100172, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 1:07 p.m. on February 10, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect and another male subject entered the business and the suspect allegedly concealed merchandise and attempted to exit the store without payment during which he was confronted by loss prevention personnel. The suspect then brandished a knife and left the store on foot with the male subject. Loss prevention personnel called police and a lookout was broadcast. No injuries were reported. Responding officers canvassed the area, located the male suspect and took him into custody. Mike Hudson, 34, of Washington D.C. was arrested and charged with Robbery. He was held without bond. The male subject was located in the area, detained and determined to be wanted by the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office. Darnell Butler, 33, of Suitland, Md. was arrested and charged with Probation Violation (x2).

ROBBERY, 2024-02110114, 700 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 12:07 p.m. on February 11, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect allegedly entered the business and concealed merchandise during which loss prevention personnel confronted him. The suspect then made threatening statements towards them and exited the store without payment. Loss prevention called police and a lookout was broadcast. Responding officers canvassed the area, located the suspect in the Ballston Metro and took him into custody. The stolen merchandise was recovered. Identifying information for the adult male suspect was unable to be located during the preliminary investigation. He was arrested and charged with Robbery.

ROBBERY, 2024-02100027, 300 block of 23rd Street S. At approximately 1:12 a.m. on February 10, police were dispatched to the report of an assault in progress. The preliminary investigation indicates the male victim exited a business and was standing on the sidewalk when three unknown male suspects approached and began assaulting him. The suspects then stole the victim’s wallet, cash, glasses and cell phone before fleeing the scene on foot. The victim’s wallet was later recovered. The victim was transported to an area hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. A male witness, who is known to the victim, attempted to intervene during the assault, during which the witness suffered minor injuries but did not require transport to the hospital. The suspects are described as Black males wearing dark clothing. The investigation is ongoing.

PEEPING, 2024-02090291, 1800 block of Key Boulevard. At approximately 11:21 p.m. on February 9, police were dispatched to the report of peeping. Upon arrival, it was determined the female victim was inside her home when she observed the unknown male suspect looking into her residence outside her window and subsequently flee the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a thin-build white male, approximately 5’10” wearing a gray hoodie and black pants. The investigation is ongoing.

ATTEMPTED UNLAWFUL ENTRY (late), 2024-02110134, 1900 block of N. Veitch Street. At approximately 1:57 p.m. on February 11, police were dispatched to the late report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, it was determined at approximately 1:00 p.m., the male victim was inside his residence when he heard what appeared to be someone jiggle the door handle and attempt to enter his home. When the victim opened his door, he observed the unknown male suspect running from the area. Responding officers canvassed the area for the suspect yielding negative results. The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6’3” with facial hair wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans. The investigation is ongoing. 

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02080088, 2200 block of N. George Mason Drive

LARCENY, 2024-02080112, 5000 block of Langston Boulevard

EMBEZZLEMENT, 2024-02080114, 4300 block of Fairfax Drive

LARCENY, 2024-02080198, 2900 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2024-02090018, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2024-02040209, Campbell Avenue at Shirlington Circle

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02050020, 1800 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02080095, 800 block of N. Edison Street

LARCENY, 2024-02080119, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02090278, 4600 block of 19th Road N.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02110240, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02120004, 3500 block of 6th Street S.

TRESPASS, 2024-02120029, 1000 block of Arlington Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02120042, 2200 block of Crystal Drive

GRAFFITI, 2024-02120048, 800 block of S. Walter Reed Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02120057, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard

ONLINE REPORTS

LARCENY, 2024-02094003, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

FRAUD, 2024-02094004, 1200 block of N. Wayne Street

LARCENY, 2024-02094005, 300 block of 23rd Street S.

LARCENY, 2024-02094006, 1200 block of N. Hartford Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2024-02094007, 1800 block of N. Taylor Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02094008, 200 block of 18th Street S.

FRAUD, 2024-02094009, 2000 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2024-02104001, 5700 block of 8th Street N.

FRAUD, 2024-02104004, 3000 block of S. Woodrow Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02104005, 2700 block of S. June Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02104006, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2024-02104008, 2400 block of Richmond Highway

LARCENY, 2024-02104009, 1200 block of N. Garfield Street

LARCENY, 2024-02104010, 2800 block of S. Buchanan Street

FRAUD, 2024-02104011, 3000 block of S. Woodrow Street

LARCENY, 2024-02104013, 1000 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2024-02104014, 4100 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2024-02104015, 2200 block of Shirlington Road

LARCENY, 2024-02104016, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2024-02104017, 1600 block of N. Oak Street

LARCENY, 2024-02104018, 2100 block of Richmond Highway

FRAUD, 2024-02104019, 800 block of S. Harrison Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02104020, 4200 block of 2nd Road N.

IDENTITY THEFT, 2024-02104021, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02104022, 2700 block of Washington Boulevard

LARCENY, 2024-02114001, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive

LARCENY, 2024-02114002, 900 block of N. Pollard Street

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