The following item from this week’s Arlington County crime report might make you think twice before honking the horn, even if the other guy is clearly in the wrong. This happened less than a block from the Ballston Metro station.
BRANDISHING 10/16/10, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive. On October 16 at 6:30 pm, a man honked his vehicle horn at three males crossing against a traffic light. One of the subjects lifted his shirt and displayed a handgun. The suspect is described as an African American man in his 20’s wearing a red jacket and a skullcap.
The rest of the crime report, including a brandishing in south Arlington, after the jump.
BRANDISHING 10/18/10, 1600 block of S. Glebe Road. On October 18 at 12:30 am, a group of men vandalized the vehicle of another man. When confronted, one subject lifted his shirt to display a handgun, before fleeing the area. The suspects are white Hispanic males in their late 20’s.
ROBBERY 10/16/10, 1200 block of S. Eads Street. On October 16 at 10 pm, a man brandished a weapon at a woman walking, and stole her shopping bag. The suspect is described as an African American male in his 30’s, 5’10” with a thin build. He was wearing all black clothing.
PEEPING TOM-ARREST 10/19/10, 1600 block of n. Colonial Terrace. On October 19 at 10 pm, a man was seen looking into a residence. Police apprehended the suspect. Juan Eleodoro Cortes, 27, of Arlington, was charged with Peeping into an Occupied Dwelling. He was held on a $2,500 bond.
BURGLARY 10/15/10, 4400 block of S. 6th Street. On October 15 at 8 pm an unknown subject entered a house and stole various items. There are no known suspects.
BURGLARY 10/15/10, 4000 block of N. 9th Street. On October 15 between 7 pm and 10:30 pm, an unknown subject stole electronics from an apartment. There is no suspect description.
BURGLARY 10/13/10, 1900 block of S. Arlington Ridge Road. Between 4:30 pm on October 6, and 5 pm and October 13, an unknown subject entered a house and stole various items. There are no known suspects.
BURGLARY 10/14/10, 1600 block of S. Eads Street. Between October 8, and 11:30 pm on October 13, an unknown subject currency from an apartment. There is no suspect description.
ATTEMPT BURGLARY 10/16/10, 1700 block of N. Troy Street. On October 16 at 6 am, a woman saw an unknown man attempt to enter her apartment through her bedroom window. He fled when she screamed. There is no suspect description.
ATTEMPT COMMERCIAL BURGLARY 10/16/10, 300 block of N. Glebe Road. On October 16 between 2 am and 8:30 am, an unknown subject broke a glass door at a business. There is no suspect description.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 10/14/10, 2300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. Between 10 pm on October 6, and 7 pm and October 14, an unknown subject broke a car window on at least two vehicles and stole various items from the vehicles. There are no known suspects.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 10/16/10, 1000 block of N. Barton Street. Between 7:30 pm on October 15, and 6 am on October 16, an unknown subject broke a car window on at least two vehicles and stole various items from one car. There are no known suspects.
LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 10/19/10, 1500 block of S. Joyce Street and 1300 block of S. Arlington Ridge Road. Between 8:30 pm on October 18, and 7 am on October 19, an unknown subject removed the tire and rim from two vehicles in the same area. Both vehicles were BMWs. There is no known suspect.
STOLEN AUTO 10/13/10 VA 575541 2009 Yamaha motorcycle, black 3000 block of Spout Run Parkway
STOLEN AUTO 10/18/10 MD CA3C9C 2004 Hyundai Elantra, white 3300 block of S. Utah Street