Crime Report

Crime Report

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.


1400 block of Lee Highway. On Nov. 17, at 6:52 p.m., a 57-year-old male was riding an elevator at a hotel when it stopped on the fourth floor. When the doors opened, an unknown subject, who was waiting on that floor, produced a handgun and demanded money. After the victim complied, the doors to the elevator closed and the victim continued to his floor. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20's, 6 feet 1 inch, 170 pounds, black hair and a medium complexion. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue jacket and a black "'doo rag".

3000 block of Columbia Pike. On Nov. 24 at 10:57 a.m., a 38-year-old male was delivering food to a restaurant when two unknown subjects got out of a truck that pulled along side him. Subject No. 1 produced a handgun and demanded the items from the victim's truck, while Subject No. 2 stole food items from the victim's truck. Both subjects then fled the scene in their truck eastbound on Columbia Pike. Subject No. 1 was described as a white male, 28, 5 feet 11 inches, 175 pounds, brown hair, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. Subject No. 2 was described as a black male, 25, 5 feet 9 inches, 175 pounds, brown eyes, black hair, wearing a black jacket and blue pants. The suspects' vehicle was described as a white box-truck with black and red lettering on the side.


5100 block of Lee Highway. Sometime between 7 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 17, unknown subject(s) forced entry into a dry cleaning business through a vent on the roof and stole an undisclosed amount of money.

1500 block of Wilson Boulevard. Sometime between 6 p.m. on Nov. 22 and 5:40 a.m. on Nov. 23, unknown subject(s) entered the Oak Street Café and stole a safe containing cash. There were no signs of forced entry.

2700 S. Lang St. On Nov. 26, at 1:33 p.m., unknown subject(s) entered Gunston Middle School through a window. Nothing appeared to be missing.

800 block of S. Dickerson Street. On Nov. 29, at 1:30 a.m., an off-duty police officer discovered two subjects breaking into coin-operated laundry machines. After a brief foot pursuit, Victor R. Wilson, 48, of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, and Mary Washington, 46, of no fixed address, were arrested and charged with burglary, possession of burglarious tools and tampering with coin machines.


1300 block of S. Glebe Road. On Nov. 18, at 10:30 a.m., a 25-year-old female was walking down the street when a car pulled alongside her and slowed down. When the victim looked at the car, she observed that the driver was touching his exposed genitalia. The subject was described as a white male 25, 5 feet 10 inches, 180l pounds, brown eyes, brown hair, medium complexion, and short spiked hair. He was wearing blue jeans, gray shirt. The subject was driving a light blue, four-door Geo Prizm.


3100 block of S. 14th Street. On Nov. 18 at 2:50 a.m., an unknown subject attempted to force entry into a house. The resident was awoken by the noise and called police. The subject also broke into the resident's shed and stole a lawnmower. Officers observed a subject in the area pushing a lawnmower down the street. After further investigation, Joseph Brice, 26, of no fixed address was arrested and charged with burglary and grand larceny.


1400 block of N. Barton Street. On Nov. 27, at 2:30 a.m.. a 30-year-old male was walking home when two unknown subjects approached him, shoved him to the ground and stole his wallet. The subjects then fled on foot. Both were described as white males.

5100 block of S. 10th Street. On Nov. 27, at 11:41 p.m., a 39-year-old male was walking when two unknown subjects approached him, punched him and stole his wallet. The subjects then fled on foot. Both subjects were described as black males.

800 block of N. Quincy Street. On Nov. 29, at 8 p.m., a 46-year-old female, was working in a parking garage booth when an unknown subject grabbed her and stole her purse. The subject was described as a black male, 6 feet 2 inches, 200 pounds, black hair, dark complexion, wearing a black jacket, red T-shirt with white cuffs and baggy blue jeans.