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Crime Report: Autumn Arson Edition

In this week’s Arlington County crime report, a local man was arrested for arson after allegedly setting a series of leaf piles on fire.

ARSON-ARREST, 11/14/11, 3100 block of N. Vermont Street. On November 14 at 9:45 pm, a man set a series of seven of brush fires. Joseph Warsowick, 31, of Arlington, was arrested for Arson. He was held on a $1,750 bond.

Also this week, a bus driver helped to protect a woman from a pair of would-be armed robbers.

ATTEMPT ROBBERY, 11/15/11, 4800 block of Columbia Pike. On November 15 at 6:30 pm, two unknown men attempted to rob a woman at a bus stop by brandishing a knife. The victim fled on a bus and the driver would not let the suspects on board. The suspects were both African American males, 40-50 years old.

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

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 11/10/11, 1400 block of Arlington Boulevard. On November 10 at 5:50 am, an unknown man grabbed a woman around the waist as she was jogging. Subject fled when victim screamed. Suspect is described as an African American male between 20-30 years old, 5’10” with a medium build. He was wearing dark clothing.

ABDUCTION, 11/10/11, 4500 block of Four Mile Run Drive. On November 10 at 11:30 pm, a woman was walking home and talking on her cell phone, when an unknown man grabbed her by the neck. The victim screamed and fought back. The suspect fled. He is described as a white Hispanic male in his 30’s, 5’4″ and 145 lbs. He was wearing a black jacket, jeans, and wore metallic sunglasses.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 11/11/11, 1800 block of Wilson Boulevard. On November 11 at 12:50 am, a man was found in the road with serious facial injuries. The victim has no knowledge of the assault, and there are no known suspects.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 11/11/11, 5500 block of Columbia Pike. On November 11 at 3:15 am, a man was filling a newsstand when unknown man approached him. The suspect attempted to rob him and brandished a knife. The suspect is described as 30-year-old African American male, 6’0″ and 220 lbs.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING-ARREST, 11/13/11, I-395 South at Washington Boulevard. On November 13 at 3:40 am, a woman was assaulted by two male acquaintances inside a vehicle. Daniel de la Vega, 22, of Arlington, and Walter Reyes, 21, of Arlington, were arrested for Malicious Wounding. They were held without bond.

ATTEMPT MALICIOUS WOUNDING-ARREST, 11/12/11, 800 block of S. Greenbrier Street. On November 12 at 10:30 am, a man chased an adult female family member and threatened her with a knife. John Herbert, 63, of Arlington, was arrested for Attempted Malicious Wounding. He was held without bond.

ATTEMPT MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 11/14/11, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. On November 14 at 9:00 pm, an unknown man attempted to cut victim with a knife. The suspect is described as a white Hispanic male in his early 20’s, 5’7″ wearing dark clothing.

SEXUAL BATTERY-ARREST, 11/13/11, 4200 block of N. Fairfax Drive. On November 13 at 5:45 pm, subject grabbed a 17-year-old female and pushed himself into her chest. Simba Kundert, 42, of no fixed address, was arrested for Sexual Battery and held without bond.

ASSAULT ON POLICE-ARREST, 11/15/11, 3000 block of Columbia Pike. On November 15 at 7:30 pm, a man disregarded a banning notice and was subsequently arrested. Keith Franklin, 45, of no fixed address, was arrested for Drunk in Public, Assault and Battery on Law Enforcement, Trespassing and Indecent Exposure. He was held on a $10,000 bond.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY-ARREST, 11/11/11, 2800 block of Wilson Boulevard. On November 11 at 1:30 am, a man assaulted another man in a bar. Andrew McCoy, 22, of Fairfax Station, was arrested for Assault and Battery. He was released on a $1,200 bond.

BURGLARY, 11/09/11, 800 block of S. 19th Street. On November 9 between 9:30 am and 8:45 pm, an unknown subject entered a house and stole numerous items. There is no suspect description.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY, 11/10/11, 800 block of N. Glebe Road. Between 2 pm on November 9 and 4 am on November 10, an unknown person broke into a construction site and stole copper wiring. There are no known suspects.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY, 11/14/11, 4300 block of Wilson Boulevard. Between 6 pm on November 11, and 8:30 am on November 14, an unknown suspect stole tools from a locked storage area.

ATTEMPT COMMERCIAL BURGLARY, 11/12/11, 3400 block of Wilson Boulevard. On November 12 at 6 pm, a business owner heard unknown suspects on roof of the business attempting to enter the building. There is no suspect description.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY-ARREST, 11/13/11, 2200 block of Arlington Boulevard. On November 13 at 5:30 am, an intoxicated man broke a window to a hotel room so he could enter and go to sleep. Gary Nesbitt, 29, of College Park, MD was arrested for Drunk in Public, Unlawful Entry and Destruction of Property. He was held on $1,000 bond.

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