Crime Report: February 26, 2024

Published on February 26, 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, 2024-02220253, Washington Boulevard at 3rd Street N. At approximately 9:47 p.m. on February 22, police were dispatched to the report of a two-vehicle crash with injuries. It was determined the suspect was travelling eastbound on Washington Boulevard when she allegedly hit a parked, occupied vehicle. The suspect then fled the scene and was travelling westbound on Washington Boulevard when she struck another traveling vehicle, resulting in her vehicle flipping over. No injuries were reported by the occupants of the two struck vehicles. Responding officers located the suspect on scene and detained her on suspicion of driving under the influence. While in custody, the suspect became combative and bit an officer. She was then transported to an area hospital for medical evaluation. While at the hospital, the suspect became aggressive and grabbed the handle of an officer’s firearm before being restrained. Malesha Bruner, 25, of Arlington, Va. was arrested and charged with Assault on Police, Disarming a Police Officer, Driving Under the Influence, Hit and Run and No Driver’s License. She was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 2024-02230275, Unit block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 11:40 p.m. on February 23, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined the two male suspects entered the business and Suspect One went behind the counter, brandished a machete and demanded merchandise. The employee then exited the store during which Suspect Two went into a back area of the business and stole cigarettes before both suspects exited the store and fled the scene on foot. No injuries were reported. Suspect One is described as a thin-build Black male, approximately 5’5”-5’9”, wearing a black jacket, white hoodie, black mask, light-colored jeans and black shoes. Suspect Two is described as a medium-build Black male, approximately 5’5”-5’9” wearing a black hoodie, black mask, light-colored jeans and black shoes. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2024-02240050, 1700 block of Richmond Highway. At approximately 4:54 a.m. on February 24, police were dispatched to the report of a dispute. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect and male victim, who are acquaintances, were inside a building when the suspect assaulted the victim and a struggle ensued. The suspect then implied a knife and stole the victim’s cellphone and an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the scene on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries and declined medical attention. The suspect is described as a Black male with a thin beard, approximately 5’9”, 140 pounds, wearing a white jacket, black t-shirt and black pants. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2024-02250242, 700 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 6:32 p.m. on February 25, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined the male suspect entered the business and began concealing merchandise during which loss prevention personnel asked him to leave. The suspect pushed a shopping cart towards loss prevention personnel and subsequently exited the store while making threatening statements before leaving the scene on foot. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as a Black male with short hair and facial hair, approximately 5’10”--6’0”, 35-40 years old wearing a black t-shirt, black jacket blue jeans and white sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 2024-02230100, 3100 block of Richmond Highway. At approximately 10:21 a.m. on February 23, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, it was determined between approximately 4:47 a.m. and 5:05 a.m., the two unknown suspects, driving a gray SUV and silver SUV, entered the private property, began pulling on vehicle door handles and made entry and tampered with two vehicles. The suspects then attempted to force entry into a secured building before leaving the scene in their vehicles. No items were reported stolen. Suspect One is described as a Black male wearing a green hat and all dark clothing. There is no description for Suspect Two. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY (late), 2024-02230157, Columbia Pike at S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 3:03 p.m. on February 23, police were dispatched to the late report of an assault. It was determined at approximately 9:00 p.m. on February 14, the male victim was with the three male suspects, who are acquaintances, when they assaulted him and stole his cellphone and an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the scene on foot. No injuries were reported . There are no suspect descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2024-02250167, 2500 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 12:49 p.m. on February 25, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. The preliminary investigation determined at approximately 5:00 p.m. on February 21, the unknown male suspect entered the business and forced entry into a secured room where he stole an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a Black male wearing black pants, a black jacket, black mask and gray shoes. The investigation is ongoing.                 

ATTEMPTED UNLAWFUL ENTRY (late), 2024-02250187, 800 block of N. Jefferson Street. At approximately 2:07 p.m. on February 25, police were dispatched to the late report of an attempted breaking and entering. It was determined between approximately 10:30 p.m. on February 24 and 8:30 a.m. on February 25, the unknown suspect attempted to force entry into the victim’s residence before leaving the scene. No entry was made into the home. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02180171, 1000 block of Mckinley Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02210236, 3200 block of 24th Street S.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02220032, 2900 block of 2nd Street S.

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02220044, 2600 block of Crystal Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02220050, 1800 block of Richmond Highway

TRESPASS, 2024-02220075, 2200 block of Crystal Drive

HARASSMENT, 2024-02220089, 1100 block of N. Kenilworth Street

HARASSMENT, 2024-02220094, 500 block of 12th Street S.

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02220136, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02220175, 2100 block of 5th Street S.

LARCENY, 2024-02220187, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street

OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE, 2024-02220198, 1800 block of N. Moore Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02220226, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

HARASSMENT, 2024-02220271, 400 block of N. Park Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02180207, 800 block of N. Glebe Road

HARASSMENT, 2024-02220205, 4300 block of N. Carlin Springs Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02230098, 3700 block of Langston Boulevard

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02230154, 900 block of Army Navy Drive

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02230200, 4900 block of Columbia Pike

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02240053, 2900 block of Columbia Pike

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02240056, 3600 block of S. Glebe Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02240073, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2024-02240132, 3500 block of 23rd Street S.

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2024-02240144, 2400 block of S. Fern Street

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02240186, 1000 block of N. Glebe Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02240252, 800 block of N. Glebe Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02250039, 3200 block of Washington Boulevard

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02250160, N. Glebe Road at Henderson Road

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-02250180, 1800 block of N. Moore Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02250188, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

LARCENY, 2024-02250200, 2000 block of 14th Street N.

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02250206, 300 block of 23rd Street S.

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02250217, 200 block of N. Glebe Road

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-02250247, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2024-02250252, 300 block of 23rd Street S.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02250277, 2300 block of Columbia Pike

STOLEN VEHICLES

02/24/24, TX GN91VZ, 2018 Hyundai Elantra, Beige
2600 block of Richmond Highway

02/24/24, DC JC0213, 2017 Cadillac ATS, Blue
1900 block of S. George Mason Drive

02/25/24, PA LXF3778, 2018 Acura TL, Black
400 block of 12th Street S.

ONLINE REPORTS

FRAUD, 2024-02234005, 1300 block of Army Navy Drive

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02234006, 2400 block of Richmond Highway

LARCENY, 2024-02234007, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2024-02234009, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-02234010, 1700 block of N. George Mason Drive

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2024-02234011, 2500 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2024-02234012, 4800 block of Columbia Pike

FRAUD, 2024-02234014, 900 block of 15th Street S.

FRAUD, 2024-02234015, 2200 block of Wilson Boulevard

FRAUD, 2024-02234016, 3600 block of Vacation Lane

FRAUD, 2024-02234017, 1800 block of N. Kenmore Street

LARCENY, 2024-02234018, 1400 block of N. Scott Street

LARCENY, 2024-02234020, 300 block of 23rd Street S.

LARCENY, 2024-02234021, 1000 block of N. Fillmore Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2024-02234022, 3900 block of 9th Road S.

FRAUD, 2024-02234023, 3200 block of 24th Street S.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2024-02234024, 3300 block of S. Stafford Street

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2024-02234025, 2500 block of S. Arlington Mill Drive

LARCENY, 2024-02234026, 2300 block of Richmond Highway

FRAUD, 2024-02244001, 2400 block of 27th Court S.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2024-02244002, 1500 block of Langston Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-02244004, 5800 block of 26th Street N.

LARCENY, 2024-02244005, 6300 block of 26th Street N.

LARCENY, 2024-02244006, 2900 block of S. Columbus Street

FRAUD, 2024-02244007, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2024-02244008, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

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