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Crime Report: Moped Mow Down Edition

If the Three Stooges were young and dealing drugs, the following crime report item might be the plot to one of their episodes.

ROBBERY/MALICIOUS WOUNDING-ARREST 03/24/11, 5000 block of Columbia Pike. On March 24 at 6:40 pm, two men decided to rob a subject they knew was selling narcotics. The subject assaulted the drug dealer and stole money and narcotics. When the assaulted subject saw them a short time later, he attempted to run them over with his moped. All three subjects were detained. One of the subjects was 17 years old and taken to juvenile detention. Norman Purvis, 18, of Arlington was charged with Conspiring to Commit Robbery, Robbery, and Possession of Marijuana. Deivi Coreas, 18, of Arlington was charged with Malicious Bodily Injury, Attempted Malicious Wounding, and Distribution of Marijuana. Both subjects were held without bond.

The rest of this week’s Arlington County crime report, after the jump.

ROBBERY 03/27/11, 2300 block of John Marshall Drive. On March 27 at 8:30 pm, a teenage male reported that he was assaulted by an unknown number of people who stole his cell phone. There is no suspect description.

ATTEMPT ROBBERY 03/29/11, 1800 block of N. Quinn Street. On March 29 at 6 pm, a man was walking when six unknown male teenagers confronted him. One subject asked “What do you have on you?” and the victim fled. Several suspects chased him before eventually giving. The suspects were all African American teenage males.

BRANDISHING 03/25/11, 1100 block of Old Jefferson Davis Highway. On March 25 at 9 am, two construction workers argued and one brandished a firearm at the other. The victim wrestled the gun away, and the suspect fled. The suspect is known and warrants are pending.

EXPOSURE 03/24/11, 5800 block of Little Falls Road. On March 24 at 8 am, a teenage girl was walking to school when she saw a man sitting in a driveway exposing himself. The suspect is described as a white male with brown hair. He was wearing blue sweat pants and a white t-shirt.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY 03/27/11, 2300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. On March 27 at 2 am, a cab driver from Washington D.C. assaulted a passenger.

GRAND LARCENY-ARREST 03/25/11, 800 block of S. Emerson Street. On March 25 at 12:20 pm, a man witnessed a suspect removing the catalytic converter from his vehicle. The victim confronted the suspect and followed him until police arrived. Greg Harris, 42, of Chantilly, was charged with Grand Larceny, Possession of Burglarious Tools, Larceny with Intent to Sell, and Driving while Suspended. He was held without bond.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY 03/24/11, 4600 block of Columbia Pike. Between 7:30 pm on March 23, and 9:30 am on March 24, an unknown person broke into a business and stole several laptop computers. There are no known suspects.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY 03/25/11, 300 block of N. Glebe Road. On March 24 at 10:50 pm, two men broke into a cell phone store and stole numerous items.

ATTEMPT BURGLARY-ARREST 03/30/11, 2400 block of S. Shirlington Road. On March 30 at 3:20 am, police responded to a burglary alarm at a convenience store and located the suspect. Abrahaley Woldenmichael, 34, of Alexandria, was charged with Attempted Burglary. He was held on a $1,500 bond.

ATTEMPT BURGLARY 03/27/11, 3600 block of N. Rockingham Street. On March 27 between 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm, an unknown person attempted to enter a house by damaging a window screen. There are no known suspects.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES) 03/27/11, 2700-2800 block of S. Joyce Street. On March 27 between midnight and 9:30 am, an unknown subject broke into at least two cars in the same area. Various items were stolen. There are no known suspects.

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