This report is published every day of the week, excluding public holidays in the county. The information in each report relates to major criminal incidents generally from the previous day; Reports published on Monday refer to the previous Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some incidents can occur a day or two after the event.
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Note: The information contained in the Daily Crime Report is generally based on initial reports to the police. Follow-up examinations may reveal different or additional information. Anyone arrested or charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
ROBBERY, 2021-07160106, block 1100 on S. Hayes Street. At around 2:20 p.m. on July 16, police were dispatched to report a violent robbery. Upon arrival, the suspect was found to have entered a store and allegedly started hiding goods in her backpack. An employee confronted the suspect outside the store and she physically pushed him several times before escaping towards the parking garage. The forces located the suspect in the metro and tried to arrest him. After a brief struggle, the suspect and an unknown male suspect were taken into custody. The investigation found that while entering the metro, the female suspect tried to give the male suspect, who was a teenager, the backpack containing the goods and urged him to flee the area. The male adolescent was also accompanied by a female adolescent. Monica Barnes, 47, with no permanent address, was arrested and charged with robbery, resisting arrest, and contributing to the crime of a minor (x2). Petitions are pending for the juvenile suspect. The male juvenile suspect and the female juvenile were handed over to a guardian.
Theft (substantial), 2021-07180152, 1200 block on S. Hayes Street. At around 2:08 pm on July 18, the police were dispatched to report the theft. Upon arrival, the suspect was found to have entered a store, allegedly selected goods and left unpaid. The suspect fled from the forces in the Pentagon City metro and stepped onto the tracks. The traces were searched with negative results. At around 4:42 p.m., the suspect was seen in the Pentagon City metro. A perimeter was set up and, with assistance from the Metro Transit Police and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, the suspect was detained and taken to an area hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries. While in detention, he provided the officers with false information about his identity. Deallen Price, 27, of District Heights, MD, was arrested on charges of robbery, false ID to avoid arrest, obstruction of justice and trespassing.
ILLEGAL ENTRY, 2021-07160118, 1800 Block of N. Wayne Street. At around 2:48 pm on July 16, police were dispatched to report a suspect in the victim’s garage. Upon arrival, officers located the male suspect and found that the whistleblower was watching the suspect peer into parked vehicles and then enter the victim’s garage and attempt to take a bicycle. Ernest Williams, 70, of Washington DC, was arrested and charged with illegal entry and theft.
vicious wound, 2021-07180059, 200 block on N. Glebe Road. At around 2:31 am on July 18, police were dispatched to report an unknown problem. Upon arrival, the officers met the male victim, who was treated by paramedics on site. The investigation found that the suspect acted aggressively towards other guests in a restaurant between 1:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. A verbal argument ensued, which escalated to a physical altercation outside the facility. The suspect is said to have produced a knife and when a bystander known to the suspect tried to intervene, she was injured. The suspect and the spectator left the area. A short time later, the suspect returned to retrieve his vehicle, hit the sidewalk and hit the male victim he had the previous argument with. The suspect is described as a slim Hispanic man, around 19 to 24 years old, 1.70 m tall, and with short black hair. The suspicious vehicle is described as an older model of a black Honda Civic. The investigation continues.
SEXUAL BATTERY (late), 2021-07170045, Wilson Boulevard on N. Herndon Street. At around 2:32 am on July 17, police were dispatched to belatedly report a sexual battery. Upon arrival, the victim was found to be sitting outside a shop around 1:50 p.m. when she was approached by the unknown male suspect who sat down next to her. The suspect began to engage her in conversation, grabbing her inappropriately and trying to pull her toward him with his other hand. Then the victim got up and ran towards a witness. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, weighing about 200 pounds, 5’7 “to 5’9” tall, with dark dyed hair and a round face, wearing a red T-shirt and pushing a dark bicycle. The investigation continues.
ROBBERY, 2021-07170188, 3100 block from Columbia Pike. At around 6.43 p.m. on July 17, police were dispatched to report an armed robbery. Upon arrival, the male suspect was found to have entered the store and selected goods but was unable to pay. When the employee informed him that he could not have the item without buying it, the suspect verbally threatened and implied that he had a gun before leaving the store with the goods. A short time later, the suspect returned to the store, approached the counter with goods again and asked the employee to fight when the employee asked for the goods to be paid. The suspect left the area and entered the area a third time, but left without incident. Other officials have located the suspect nearby and charges are underway.
BURGLARY, 2021-07180200, 800 block from 26the Street S. On July 18, around 6:58 p.m., the police were dispatched to the belated reporting of a break-in. Upon arrival, the victim was found to have returned to an apartment under construction around 3:30 p.m. and found the front and back doors open. Various tools have been reported as stolen. There is no description of the suspect. The investigation continues
BURGLARY, 2021-07170084, 1400 block of N. Nelson Street. On July 17 at around 8:20 a.m., the police were dispatched to report a break-in that had just taken place. Upon arrival, the unknown male suspect was found to have entered the victim’s home between 12:00 and 8:00 a.m. At around 8:00 a.m., the male suspect woke the victim and allegedly asked where his belongings were. The victim followed the suspect around the house as he allegedly continued to search for his belongings before leaving the apartment. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 23 to 29 years old, 5’7 “to 5’9” tall, and weighing 160 to 170 pounds. The investigation continues.
IMMORAL EXPOSURE, 2021-07160105, Block 4200 on Wilson Boulevard. On July 16 at around 2:04 p.m., the police were dispatched to report an exposure. The investigation revealed that the unknown male suspect exposed himself to the male victim and allegedly began to masturbate. The victim then left the area and the suspect followed, exposed and masturbated a second time before escaping the area. Arriving officials searched the area with negative results. The suspect is described as a white man, around 50 to 60 years old, 1.70 m tall, slender and gray hair. At the time of the incident, he was wearing black clothing, a blue and white hat, and a black and orange face mask. The investigation continues.
THEFT, 2021-07150098, 800 block on S. Greenbrier Street
RECOVERED STOLEN CAR, 2021-07150221, Block 3800 of the Lee Highway
PROPERTY DAMAGE, 2021-07160057, 3100 Block Wilson Boulevard
PROPERTY DAMAGE, 2021-07160069, 4300 block of Lee Highway
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07160072, 1700 block on S. Taylor Street
SCAM, 2021-07160115, 900 block on S. Monroe Street
THEFT, 2021-07160128, 2300 Block Columbia Pike
PROPERTY DAMAGE, 2021-07160173, 2400 Block Wilson Boulevard
THEFT, 2021-07170018, block 200 off S. Glebe Road
THEFT, 2021-07170124, 2000 block of 14the Street N.
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07170138, S. Arlington Mill Drive on S. Walter Reed Drive
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07170144, 4600 block on King Street
THEFT, 2021-07170148, 1100 Block of S. Hayes Street
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07170153, 4500 block from N. Pershing Drive
THEFT, 2021-07170157, block 1100 on S. Hayes Street
DECISIVE, 2021-07180035, I395 on S. Glebe Road
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07180063, 2700 block on S. Veitch Street
SCAM, 2021-07180136, 2400 block on S. Glebe Road
PROPERTY DAMAGE, 2021-07180151, 2300 block from N. Pershing Drive
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07180163, Wilson Boulevard on N. Nash Street
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07180167, 1500 Block Columbia Pike
SCAM, 2021-07180174, 1100 Block of Arlington Boulevard
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07180192, S. Glebe Road, 17the Street S.
THEFT, 2021-07180207, 4700 block of Lee Highway
ATTACK & BATTERY, 2021-07180245, 2600 block of the Richmond Highway
THEFT, 2021-07164002, 2000 block of 15the Street N.
THEFT, 2021-07164004, 4500 block of 35the Street N.
THEFT, 2021-07164005, 4400 block of Lee Highway
THEFT, 2021-07174001, 1200 block on S. Hayes Street
THEFT, 2021-07174002, 1200 block on S. Hayes Street
THEFT FROM CAR, 2021-07174003, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
PROPERTY DAMAGE, 2021-07174005, Block 4300 on Washington Boulevard
IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-07174006, 4000 block off Fairfax Drive
THEFT FROM CAR, 2021-07174007, 4000 block off Fairfax Drive
SCAM, 2021-07174008, 2100 block on N. Glebe Road
THEFT, 2021-07174009, 2900 Block Wilson Boulevard
SUSPECTIVE CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-07174011, 2800 Block Columbia Pike
SCAM, 2021-07174012, 1000 block on N. Garfield Street
SUSPECTIVE CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-07184002, 5600 block of 6the Street N.
THEFT, 2021-07184003, 2800 block on Franklin Road
THEFT, 2021-07184004, 900 block on N. Stuart Street
SCAM, 2021-07184005, 300 blocks from Army Navy Drive
Theft of cars, 2021-07184007, 800 block on S. Highland Street
SCAM, 2021-07184008, 700 block on N. Nelson Street
THEFT, 2021-07184009, 3400 Block Wilson Boulevard