Crime Report: May 23, 2024

Published on May 23, 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.


ASSAULT ON POLICE, 2024-05220004, 5500 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 12:29 a.m. on May 20, an officer observed a parked, occupied vehicle displaying stolen tags in a parking lot. With the assistance of additional responding officers, a vehicle stop was conducted, during which the suspect reversed his vehicle into an officer’s cruiser and hit a fence and parked car while attempting to flee the scene. No injuries were reported. The suspect subsequently exited the vehicle and was non-complaint with officers' commands before he was taken into custody. While in custody, the suspect provided false personal identifying information to officers and upon accurately identifying the suspect, it was determined he was wanted out of other jurisdictions. During the course of the investigation, suspected narcotics were recovered from the suspect vehicle which was confirmed to be stolen out of Fairfax County, VA. Ahmed Abuelhassan, 25, of Fairfax, VA was arrested and charged with Assault on Police, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle, Destruction of Property (x2), Possession with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substance (x2), Possession of Schedule I/II Narcotics (x2) and Identity Theft. He was held without bond. 

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY, 2024-05220274, 200 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 11:32 p.m. on May 22, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force just occurred. Upon arrival it was determined that a male suspect entered the business and allegedly verbally threatened an employee before collecting items and attempting to leave without payment. The suspect then fled the scene in a blue van. The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 5’7. The investigation is ongoing. 

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2024-05170215, 4300 block of Cherry Hill Road

VEHICLE TAMPERING, 2024-05210170, 3400 block of Potomac Avenue

LARCENY, 2024-05210185, 4900 block of Columbia Pike

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-05210206, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-05210208, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-05210221, 500 block of N. Glebe Road

SHOPLIFTING, 2024-05220201, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2024-05220223, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road

LARCENY, 2024-05230009, 2400 block of Richmond Highway


DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2024-05224005, 200 block of 18th Street S.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2024-05224006, 5500 block of Columbia Pike

LARCENY, 2024-05224007, 800 block of S. Greenbrier Street

EXTORTION, 2024-05224008, 900 block of N. Wayne Street

FRAUD, 2024-05224009, 800 block of N. Danville Street

LARCENY, 2024-05224010, 4300 block of N. Carlin Springs Road

FRAUD, 2024-05224011, 5000 block of 22nd Street S.

LARCENY, 2024-05224012, 1000 block of N. Fillmore Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 2024-05224013, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY, 2024-05224015, 700 block of 12th Street S.

FRAUD, 2024-05224017, 4300 block of Columbia Pike

HARASSMENT, 2024-05224019, 1000 block of N. Madison Street

FRAUD, 2024-05224020, 600 block of N. Jackson Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2024-05234001, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street

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