Crime Report: February 16, 2024

Published on February 16, 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.


BRANDISHING, 2024-02150269, 100 block of N. Thomas Street. At approximately 9:52 p.m. on February 15, police were dispatched to the report of a person with a gun. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect and male victim, who are acquaintances, were outside a residential building when they became involved in a verbal dispute during which the suspect allegedly made threatening statements and brandished a firearm. The victim was able to leave the scene and call police. No injuries were reported. Responding officers located the suspect on scene and took him into custody. During the course of the investigation, officers recovered a firearm, ammunition and suspected narcotics. Colin Brown, 44, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Brandishing, Possession of Schedule I/II Controlled Substance, Felon in Possession of a Firearm/Ammunition (x2), and Possession of a Firearm while in Possession of Drugs. 

RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2024-02140110, 500 block of 12th Street S. At approximately 11:34 a.m. on February 14, officers assisted a Public Service Aid with a parking violation involving a vehicle displaying fraudulent tags and a concealed Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). During the course of the investigation, a loaded firearm with an extended magazine was recovered on the driver's floorboard of the vehicle. As officers secured the firearm and continued their investigation, the female suspect approached and inquired about the vehicle being towed and identified herself as the operator. The vehicle and firearm were both determined to be reported stolen out of Maryland. As officers attempted to take the suspect into custody, she attempted to flee, resisted arrest, and assaulted an officer by striking him in the face. During an inventory search of the vehicle, multiple fraudulent ID's, numerous identification cards belonging to others, fraudulent credit cards and checks, additional stolen property and suspected narcotics were recovered. Gianni Johnson, 27, of Temple Hills, MD, was arrested and charged with: three counts Possession of Fake Identification, Obstruction of Justice, Possession of Stolen Goods, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Altered VIN, Possession of a Firearm while in Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule I/II Substance, Assault on Police, and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle. She was also determined to be wanted out of Prince George's County, Maryland. She was held without bond in the Arlington County Detention Facility. 

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02060133, 2800 block of Clarendon Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02140109, 2000 block of N. Edison Street

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02150180, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02150185, 300 block of Army Navy Drive

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02150214, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street


FRAUD, 2024-02154007, 2900 block of Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY, 2024-02154008, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02154012, 700 block of 31st Street S.

LARCENY, 2024-02154013, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street

LARCENY, 2024-02154014, 900 block of S. Dinwiddie Street

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