Parking can be a frustrating thing. If parking is sparse, finding that one parking spot can turn into a competition. And if you park in the wrong spot, getting towed is certainly not very fun.
Should you should find yourself in such a situation, however, you should remain calm. Otherwise, if you lose your cool, you could wind up in handcuffs.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY-ARREST 12/31/10, 4000 block of N. 5th Street. On December 31 at 5 pm, a man assaulted a tow truck driver and broke a glass window at the towing property. Steven McClinchey, 48, of Arlington, was charged with Assault and Battery and Destruction of Property.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY-ARREST 01/02/11, 3700 block of Columbia Pike. On January 2 at 4 pm, a man assaulted a woman regarding an argument over a parking space. Barahona Marquez, 40, of Arlington, was charged with Assault and battery. He was released on a summons.
The rest of this week’s Arlington County crime report, after the jump.
ABDUCTION/ROBBERY-ARREST 01/01/11, 4400 block of S. 31st Street. On January 1 at 3 pm, a man was forced into his vehicle by an acquaintance, driven to him apartment, assaulted, and robbed. Police apprehended one suspect, but another suspect and the victim’s vehicle are still outstanding. Michael Honesty, 28, of Alexandria, was charged with Abduction, Robbery and Malicious Wounding. He was held without bond.
HIT AND RUN 12/30/10, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive. On December 30 at 12:20 am, a woman was crossing a road when she was struck by a dark colored sedan. The driver of the vehicle did not stop. The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
ROBBERY 01/01/11, 2800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. On January 1 at 1:45 am, a group of six to nine females got into a mutually combative fight at a hotel. One noticed cash and a cell phone missing from her purse after the fight.
ROBBERY 12/30/10, 1000 block of N. Glebe Road. On December 30 at 1:20 pm, a parking attendant stated that an unknown man sprayed some type of liquid at him, and then robbed him of cash. The suspect is described as a 5’3” male wearing all dark clothing including a black ski mask.
ROBBERY 01/02/11, 3500 block of S. 25th Street. On January 2 at 7:15 pm, a man was talking on his cell phone while looking at items in his car. Two unknown men approached him, displayed a handgun and demanded money. They fled with the victim’s wallet. The suspects were both African American males, 5’7” to 6’ tall wearing all black clothing. The suspects drove off in a brown Toyota Camry.
LATE ROBBERY 01/03/11, 2000 block of N. Lynn Street. Sometime between 8 pm on December 31 and 8 am on January 1, a subject assaulted a homeless man. He was intoxicated and woke up with injuries and money missing. There is no suspect description.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY-ARREST 12/31/10, 1100 block of N. Highland Street. On December 31 at 10 pm, a man assaulted a bouncer outside a bar. William Russell, 36, of Arlington, was charged with Assault and Battery and Drunk in Public. He was held on a $2,000 bond.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY-ARREST 01/01/11, 1200 block of N. Hartford Street. On January 1 at 12:30 am, a man assaulted a cab driver while refusing to pay the fare. Eric Vaughn, 28, of Baltimore, MD, was charged with Assault and Battery, Destruction of Property, Drunk in Public and Failure to Pay Cab Fare. He was held on a $5,000 bond.
BURGLARY 12/29/10, 2900 block of S. Woodstock Street. On December 29 between 8 am and 4:30 pm, an unknown subject entered an apartment and stole various items. There is no suspect description.
BURGLARY 01/01/11, 1200 block of S. Courthouse Road. Between 11 am on December 28, and 1:30 pm on December 31, an unknown subject stole a purse from an apartment. There is no suspect description.
BURGLARY 01/03/11, 5900 block of N. 4th Street. On January 3, between 6:15 pm and 9 pm, an unknown subject broke into a house and stole a television. There is no suspect description.
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY 12/30/10, 2700 block of Clarendon Boulevard. On December 30 at 3:20 am, three subjects broke the glass door at a business and stole numerous electronic items.
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY-ARREST 01/03/11, 500 block of N. Randolph Street. On January 2 at 11:40 pm, several men broke into a restaurant and stole cash. Police located one suspect. Joseph Thompson, 21, of Arlington, was charged with Burglary, Grand Larceny, and Possession of Marijuana.
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY 01/04/11, 4000 block of Fairfax Drive. On January 1 at 4:45 am, two unknown subjects broke into a restaurant and stole alcohol. There are no known suspects.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY-ARREST 12/30/10, 2100 block of Lee Highway. On December 30 at 3:20 am, police responded to an alarm at a business. They located a subject inside that broke a window to enter the building. Michael Sarrubbo, 51, of Garden City, NY, was charged with Unlawful Entry and Destruction of Property. He was held on a $1,000 bond.
UNLAWFUL ENTRY 01/03/11, 2500 block of Arlington Boulevard. On January 3 at 5:40 pm, an unknown man walked into a house and startled the resident. When confronted, the suspect fled. He is described as a white Hispanic male, 5’10” with a medium build. He was wearing a short black jacket and a black knit cap.
GRAND LARCENY AUTO-ARREST 12/30/10, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard. On December 30 at 5 am, an officer pulled over a subject driving a golf cart on the interstate. The driver was intoxicated and the golf cart had been stolen from a mall. Everths Moran-Reyes, 22, of Fredericksburg, was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Grand Larceny of an Automobile and Driving While Suspended. He was held on a $15,000 bond.
ATTEMPT BURGLARY 12/29/10, 400 block of N. George Mason Drive. Between 6 am on December 23, and 7 am on December 28, an unknown subject attempted to enter an apartment by tampering with a window screen. There are no known suspects.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 12/29/10, 1300 block of N. Stafford Street and 1400 block of N. Quincy Street. On December 29 between 6 pm and 8 pm, an unknown subject broke into at least four vehicles in the same area. Various items were stolen. There are no known suspects.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 12/31/10, 5400-5600 blocks of N. 23rd Street. On December 31 between midnight and 7:20 am, an unknown subject entered at least nine unlocked vehicles in the same area. Various items were stolen. There are no known suspects.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 12/31/10, 2200 block of N. Emerson and N. Columbus Streets. On December 31 between midnight and 7 am, an unknown subject entered at least three unlocked vehicles in the same area. Various items were stolen. There is no suspect description.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 01/02/11, 4800-500 blocks of N. 13th Street and the 1200 block of N. Buchanan Street. Between 5 pm on January 1, and 8 am on January 2, an unknown subject entered at least nine vehicles in the same area. Various items were stolen. There are no known suspects.
STOLEN AUTO 1/01/11 VA XHN1031 1999 Mazda Protégé, green 600 block of S. 24th Street
STOLEN AUTO 1/01/11 VA XGW8128 1993 Ford Bronco, white 4400 block of S. 31st Street
STOLEN AUTO 1/02/11 VA JJG9171 2001 Nissan Pathfinder, black 3100 block of N. 7th Street
STOLEN AUTO 1/02/11 VA LSTDG 2003 Toyota 4Runner, black 2500 block of Fairfax Drive
STOLEN AUTO 1/03/11 MD 9CVV87 2008 Acura sedan, black 4100 block of Four Mile Run Drive