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Crime Report: Carjacking Edition

This week’s Arlington County crime report contained an item seen only once or twice in the past year and a half. A couple was carjacked while parked in Pentagon City early Saturday morning.

CARJACKING, 07/09/11, 400 block of S. 12th Street. On July 9 at 1 am, a couple was sitting in a parked vehicle when two unknown men approached the car. The suspects opened the doors and demanded the victims exit. One suspect displayed a handgun and valuables were stolen from the victims. The suspects then drove off in the victim’s car. The car was later recovered in Maryland. The suspects were both African American men approximately 20 years old. One suspect was 5’9″, 140 lbs and wore a grey hooded sweatshirt. The second suspect was 5’5″, 140 lbs, and wore a grey hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

On Friday, a man was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer in front of his 11-year-old son.

ASSAULT ON POLICE-ARREST, 07/08/11, 4200 block of N. 2nd Road. On July 8 at 6 pm, a man was seen stealing a bicycle. During the investigation, the suspect assaulted a police officer in front of the suspect’s 11-year-old son. Manuel Antonio Alvarado, 28, of Washington D.C., was charged with Assault and Battery on Law Enforcement, Petit Larceny and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. He was held on a $2,500 bond.

Finally, early Sunday morning, a man allegedly cornered a woman at a bar in Ballston, then lifted her skirt and touched her underwear.

SEXUAL BATTERY, 07/10/11, 600 block of N. Glebe Road. On July 10 at 1:15 am, an unknown man cornered a woman at a bar and lifted her skirt, touching her underwear. The suspect is described as a white male with brown hair in his 20’s, 6′ and 180 lbs. He was wearing a blue polo shirt and jeans.

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

ROBBERY, 07/06/11, 900 block of S. George Mason Drive. On July 6 at 2:30 pm, an intoxicated man claimed that two unknown subjects stole money from him.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING-ARREST, 07/12/11, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street. On July 12 at 5 pm, a man assaulted another man regarding an argument over a woman. John Hogen, 33, of Arlington, was charged with Malicious Wounding. He was held without bond.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY-ARREST, 07/09/11, 5500 block of S. 8th Road. On July 9 at 3:30 am, a woman tried to separate a couple fighting, and the male half broke her finger. Carlos Ernesto Cifuentes, 30, of Herndon, was charged with Assault and Battery. He was held on a $4,000 bond.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 07/10/11, 1800 block of N. Quinn Street. On July 10 at 11 am, a man assaulted a home health care worker.

PEEPING TOM-ARREST, 07/07/1, 200 block of N. Wayne Street. On July 6 at 11:30 pm, officers observed a man looking into occupied apartments. Selvin Perez-Lopez, 30, of Arlington, was charged with two counts of Peeping into an Occupied Dwelling.

GRAND LARCENY AUTO-ARREST, 07/07/11, 3800 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. On July 7 at 2:50 pm, two men stole a dirt bike from a business. Police apprehended both suspects. Reginald Jacobs, 25, of Arlington, and Raymond Young, 21, of Arlington were both charged with Grand Larceny of an Automobile. Young was held on a $500 bond and Jacobs was held on a $1,500 bond.

BURGLARY, 07/06/11, 500 block of S. Courthouse Road. Between 8 am on July 4 and 8 pm on July 5, a subject entered an apartment and stole a computer and money.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY, 07/09/11, 1000 block of N. Fillmore Street. On July 9 at 1:20 am, an unknown subject entered a liquor store and stole alcohol. The alarm was set off and police responded but did not locate a suspect.

GRAND LARCENY, 07/12/11, 5000 block of Columbia Pike. On July 12 at 2:30 pm, several people created a distraction at a store while a third person snuck behind a counter and stole money from the business. The suspect that stole the money was a white Hispanic male in his 30’s, 5’8″ with a medium build wearing a zippered leather jacket, jeans and white shoes.

LARCENY (SERIES), 07/06/11, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. On July 6 between 2 pm and 3 pm, an unknown subject stole items from at least two lockers at a gym. There is no suspect description.

STOLEN VEHICLES

7/06/11, VA XGJ6989, 1996 Dodge Caravan, green, 2600 block of S. Veitch Street
7/06/11, VA 632674, 2008 Honda motorcycle, black, 1400 block of S. 28th Street
7/07/11, VA YDC9258, 2002 Toyota Tacoma, black, 3800 block of S. 22nd Street
7/11/11, VA 20153Y, 2003 Toyota Corolla, silver, 1200 block of S. Scott Street
7/11/11, NY 68GJ99, 2006 Yamaha motorcycle, red, 1200 block of S. Eads Street
7/12/11, VA ZWY2672, 2000 Lexus sedan, black, 1800 block of N. 28th Street
7/12/11, MI BVW7758, 2008 Mercury SUV, light blue, 1600 block of S. Joyce Street

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