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Crime Roundup: Man Followed Off Bus and Robbed, Locksmith Almost Helps Burglar and More

Crimes reported by the Arlington County Police Department Dec. 25 through Dec. 31.

Crimes reported by the Arlington County Police Department Dec. 25 through Dec. 31. Patch file photo
Crimes reported by the Arlington County Police Department Dec. 25 through Dec. 31. Patch file photo

The following information was provided by the Arlington County Police Department. Where an arrest is mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Some suspect descriptions have been edited to conform to Patch's ethical standards. Links added by Patch.

ARMED ROBBERY, 131228034, 3600 block of S. 5th Street. At 12:17 pm on December 28, a 24 year-old victim was followed by two men off a Metrobus and assaulted prior to having his wallet and cell phone stolen. The suspects fled the scene on foot. Suspect one is described as a male in his early twenties, approximately 6 foot tall with a slender build. He was wearing a black Helly Hansen jacket, black skullcap, jeans and Nike boots. Suspect two is described as a male in his twenties, approximately 6’2” tall with long dreadlocks. He was wearing a gray beanie, long black pea coat and tan Timberland boots.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING131227014, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At 6:20 am on December 27, a suspect entered his ex-wife’s apartment bedroom and stabbed her boyfriend in his left side. The suspect fled the scene and the victim was driven to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. David Argueta, 32, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. He was held without bond.

ASSAULT BY MOB131228053, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street. At 6:56 pm on December 28, a 34 year-old victim was assaulted by two subjects after she confronted them for cutting ahead of her in a checkout line in Victoria Secret. Suspect one is described as a female in her twenties, approximately 5’7” tall and 200 lbs. She was wearing pink pants and a white shirt at the time of the incident. Suspect two is described as a female in her twenties, approximately 5’6” tall and 120 lbs. She was wearing blue jeans and a white sweater.

ABDUCTION131229015, 1400 block of N. Taft Street. Between 4 and 5:45 am on December 29, an intoxicated subject continuously assaulted a 22 year-old female victim. A neighbor was able to provide assistance and called police. Ryan Keller, 24, of Gaffney, SC was arrested and charged with abduction with intent to defile, felony strangulation, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, sexual battery, assault and battery and unlawfully obstructing messages to law enforcement. He was held without bond.

PEEPING TOM131226018, unit block of S. Glebe Road. At 1:24 pm on December 26, a 24 year-old female victim reported a suspect attempted to film her with his phone as she was changing in the dressing room. The suspect fled the scene when the victim notified a store employee. The suspect is described as a male in his 30’s, approximately 5’10” tall and 190 lbs with a goatee. He was wearing a dark and light blue sweater, jeans and brown shoes at the time of the incident.

CHILD NEGLECT131227056, 500 block of S. 23rd Street. At 3:37 pm on December 27, a subject left his ten-year old son and one-year old daughter in his vehicle in a parking lot to gamble on a horse racing video game inside the bar. James Bentley, 46, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with child endangerment. He was held on a secured bond.

BURGLARY, 131226009, 2000 block of N. 14th Street. Between 4 pm on December 24 and 6:45 am on December 26, an unknown suspect(s) stolen copper wire from a construction site. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 131227010, 3300 block of S. 5th Street. At 2:02 am on December 27, a locksmith notified police of an attempted burglary at a residence he had unlocked for a suspect. The suspect fled the scene on foot and is described as a male, between 25-30 years old, approximately 5’8” tall and 170 lbs. He was wearing a black coat, dark pants and grey “DC” shoes. The suspect also had a tattoo from his elbow to wrist on his right arm.

STOLEN VEHICLES

12/27/13, VA WRZ6605, 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Black
3400 block of N. 3rd Street

12/30/13, NC ZSB1945, 2013 Toyota Sienna, Gray
2300 block of N. Roosevelt Street

12/26/13

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131226008, 4900 block of S. Columbia Pike

FAILURE TO RETURN RENTAL VEHICLE, 131226012, 2600 block of S. Jefferson Davis Highway

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131226015, 800 block of S. Harrison Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 131226022, 4200 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT, 131226024, 4300 block of N. 4th Street

PETIT LARCENY, 131226028, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131226032, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131226033, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131226035, 1200 block of S. Clark Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131226039, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131226042, 200 block of N. Glebe Road

GRAND LARCENY, 131226046, 200 block of N. Thomas Street

12/27/13

HARASSMENT, 131227018, 4300 block of S. Columbia Pike

TAMPERING, 131227022, 100 block of N. Jackson Street

TAMPERING, 131227024, 100 block of N. Jackson Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131227031, 1600 block of S. Crystal Drive

RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 131227036, 3200 block of S. Stafford Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131227038, 1300 block of N. Quintana Street

FRAUD, 131227042, 1200 block of N. Highland Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131227050, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

EMBEZZLEMENT, 131227057, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

PETIT LARCENY, 131227063, 1300 block of S. Joyce Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131227083, 4200 block of S. Columbia Pike

12/28/13

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 131228014, 2700 block of S. Quincy Street

ATTEMPTED BREAKING & ENTERING, 131228019, 700 block of N. Buchanan Street

IDENTITY THEFT, 131228020, 4000 block of N. 9th Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 131228027, 4500 block of N. 32nd Road

COMPUTER FRAUD, 131228033, 1600 block of S. Eads Street

PETIT LARCENY, 131228047, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131228058, 2400 block of S. Glebe Road

12/29/13

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131229003, 2800 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard

ASSAULT ON A POLICE OFFICER, 131229007, 2800 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard

FRAUD, 131229008, 300 block of S. Army Navy Drive

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131229011, 1300 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 131229018, 2500 block of N. 9th Street

LARCENY, 131229020, 5500 block of N. Lee Highway

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131229024, 800 block of N. Randolph Street

LARCENY, 131229030, 1100 block of N. Highland Street

PETIT LARCENY, 131229032, 2400 block of S. Columbia Pike

PETIT LARCENY, 131229033, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

EMBEZZLEMENT, 131229035, 2900 block of S. Columbia Pike

GRAND LARCENY, 131229036, 3700 block of N. Tazewell Street

PETIT LARCENY, 131229039, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131229041, 3800 block of N. 7th Street

NOISE COMPLAINT, 131230003, 1900 block of N. Fort Myer Drive

12/30/13

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 131230020, 2100 block of S. Eads Street

GRAFFITI, 131230036, 2200 block of S. Shirlington Road

TRESPASSING, 131230038, 2700 block of S. Nelson Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131230040, 4200 block of N. Fairfax Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 131230044, 900 block of N. Glebe Road

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131230064, 1100 block of N. Lexington Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 131230073, 2200 block of N. Pershing Drive

12/31/13

THREATS, 131231002, 2000 block of N. 15th Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 131231019, 4800 block of N. Old Dominion Drive

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 131231020, 4800 block of N. Old Dominion Drive

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 131231021, 4800 block of N. Old Dominion Drive

IDENTITY THEFT, 131231025, 1400 block of N. Inglewood Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 131231032, 800 block of S. Greenbrier Street

PETIT LARCENY, 131231035, 900 block of N. Stuart Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131231036, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

TRESPASSING, 131231039, 3500 block of S. 23rd Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131231045, 4200 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

TRESPASSING, 131231050, 200 block of S. 18th Street

GRAND LARCENY, 131231054, 1500 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

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