The following incidents were reported by the Arlington Police Department. For the most up-to-date crime reports, visit www.co.arlington.va.us/police and click on “Daily Crime Report.”
The Arlington County Police Department today announced the arrest of Hamid Reza Golesorkhi, 45, who was charged with one count of robbery. Detectives from the Department's Homicide/Robbery Unit arrested Golesorkhi on Tuesday.
On Feb. 9, at approximately 5 p.m., the victim, a 78-year-old female, was exiting her vehicle in the 200 block of N. Fillmore St. when an unknown subject approached her and asked for directions. The victim was attempting to assist the subject when he grabbed her purse. The subject then ran to a waiting vehicle and drove away. The victim was able to obtain the tag number of the vehicle.
Arlington detectives identified the owner of the vehicle as Hamid Reza Golesorkhi and, after further investigation, obtained an arrest warrant for Golesorkhi. In addition, a search warrant was executed on Tuesday at Golesorkhi's residence with the help of the Fairfax County Police Robbery Squad.
Golesorkhi is currently being held on $25,000 bond in the Arlington County Detention Center.
* 900 S. Columbus St. At 2:43 a.m. on Feb. 2, the victim, a 26-year-old male, was driving an acquaintance home. When they arrived to the subject's alleged residence, the subject began to punch the victim. The victim got out of the vehicle. The subject then got in the driver's seat and fled the scene. The vehicle was found on fire a short time later. The subject was described as a hispanic male, wearing a brown shirt, khaki pants, and black boots.
* 300 N. Thomas St. At 9:49 p.m. on Feb. 9, the victims, a 23-year-old male and a 17-year-old male, went outside their apartment to assist other friends who were being threatened by two unknown subjects. One of the subjects was wielding a knife. After confronting the subjects, the victims were stabbed by Subject #1. The victims were transported to a local hospital. Subject #1 was described as a Hispanic male, 26-27 years old, 5'3", 180lbs, wearing a black knit cap, a black shirt and blue pants tucked into black tennis shoes. He had 4-5 days beard growth. Subject #2 was described as a Hispanic Male, 20-21 years old, 5'5", 150lbs, with medium length black hair, wearing baggy black pants and a black or blue shirt with white stripes.
* 200 N. Fillmore St. At 5:04 p.m. Feb. 9, the victim, a 78-year-old female, had just pulled into her driveway and was walking inside when an unknown subject asked her for directions. The subject then grabbed the victim's fanny pack from her shoulder and ran to his vehicle. The subject fled north on N. Fillmore St. The subject was described as a white male, 50's, 5'8"-5'10", 170-190lbs, wearing a tan jacket. The suspect vehicle was described as white Honda 4dr.