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Crime Report: Neighborhood Watch Edition

In this week’s Arlington County crime report, a suspected burglar was caught after a handyman working on a neighbor’s house saw the crime in progress and called police.

BURGLARY-ARREST, 09/15/11, 3500 block of N. 13th Street. On September 15 at 12:44 pm, a man was seen breaking into a residence. He was located by police and in possession of items from the house. Michael Porter, 53, of no fixed address, was charged with Burglary and Grand Larceny. He was held on a $1,500 bond.

The rest of this week’s crime report, including a man charged with assaulting a police officer during a DWI arrest, after the jump.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON POLICE-ARREST, 09/17/11, 1200 block of S. Glebe Road. On September 17 at 10:45 pm, a man assaulted a police officer as he was being arrested for DWI. Jose Moreno, 38, of Arlington, was charged with Assault and Battery on Law Enforcement, Driving While Intoxicated and Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test. He was held without bond.

ROBBERY, 09/18/11, 2400 block of Shirlington Road. On September 18 at 9:30 pm, a man was assaulted from behind and robbed of cash. The robbery was reported the next day. The suspect is a 25 year-old African American male, 140 lbs, who was wearing a small cap on his head at the time of the assault.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 09/17/11, 5900 block of Arlington Boulevard. On September 17 at 3 am, an intoxicated woman claimed that a cab driver punched her after exposing himself to her when he drove her home.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 09/18/11, 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard. On September 18 at 12:40 am, a man punched a bouncer. The suspect is known.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 09/18/11, 2000 block of N. Cameron Street. On September 18 at 4 am, several unknown men assaulted a man walking home. He was unsure if they were trying to rob him. There are no descriptions of the suspects.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 09/21/11, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. On September 21 at 1:30 am, a man assaulted his sister-in-law’s boyfriend.

EXPOSURE, 09/19/11, 1700 block of Arlington Boulevard. On September 18 at 11 pm, a man stood outside a woman’s apartment and exposed himself while shining a flashlight. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 09/15/11, 2800 block of Wilson Boulevard. Between 8 pm on September 14, and 7 am on September 15, an unknown subject entered an office through a window and stole various items. There is no known suspect description.

BURGLARY, 09/16/11, 5200 block of N. Carlin Springs Road. On September 15 at noon, a man walked into an elderly woman’s house without permission asking for money and food. The suspect is an African American male in his 40’s and approximately 5’9″.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY, 09/14/11, 2000 block of Wilson Boulevard. Between 10 pm on September 13, and 9 am on September 14, an unknown person broke into a restaurant and stole money. There is no suspect description.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 09/17/11, 3500 block of S. 9th Street. On September 17 at 10 pm, two men attempted to enter a house through the front door. They fled in a green Toyota 4runner when confronted by the homeowner. One suspect was a white male and the second was an African American male.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 110919063/37, 3623 S. Four Mile Run Drive. On September 19 at 9 pm, an unknown person broke a window in an attempt to enter a house. The suspect left when a homeowner called out. There is no suspect description.

PEEPING TOM, 09/16/11, 700 block of N. Nelson Street. On September 16 at 12:45 am, a woman awoke to see a man looking in her bedroom window. The suspect then fled. He was an unknown race male, 5’9″ with a thin build. The suspect was also wearing a dark colored t-shirt and dark cargo shorts.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES), 09/15/11, 4900 block of N. 18th Street. Between 9:30 pm on September 14, and 7 am on September 15, an unknown person broke into at least two cars on the same block and stole various items. There is no suspect description.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES), 09/17/11, 1700-1900 blocks of N. Cameron Street. Between 2 am on September 17, and 8 am on September 18, an unknown person broke into at least three cars in the same area and stole various items. There is no suspect description.


9/18/11, VA XTF4203, 2004 Pontiac Grand Am, white, 800 block of Army Navy Drive
9/18/11, Unknown tag, 2000 Chevy Impala, silver, 2100 block of N. Edison Street
9/19/11, CO 068RKH, 2007 Suzuki motorcycle, white, 2200 block of N. 12th Court

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