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Crime Report: Crimes Against Women

This week’s Arlington County crime report contained several incidents of frightening crimes against women. Among them:

RAPE, 01/25/12, 3000 block of Columbia Pike. Between 2 and 3 pm on January 25, a female victim was raped by a known suspect in a hotel room. The suspect is in custody.

ROBBERY, 01/27/12, 4100 block of N. Henderson Road. At 1:30 am on January 27, an intoxicated female walking alone was punched in the face by an unknown male suspect and her wallet was stolen. Only when the female victim screamed for help did the suspect flee the scene on foot. There is no suspect description.

SEXUAL BATTERY, 01/31/12, 1600 block of N. Arlington Boulevard. On January 31 at 8:30 pm, a female returning to her hotel room was confronted by a subject just outside her door in the hallway and was sexually assaulted. When the victim went to the front desk to report the incident, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, late 20’s, approximately 160 lbs with a slender build. At the time he was wearing a navy blue knit cap and a one-piece navy blue jumpsuit.

ARMED CARJACKING, 01/31/12, 3400 block of S. 25th Court. Just after 7pm on January 31, two unknown suspects approached the female victim as she was exiting her vehicle, brandished a handgun and demanded her car keys. The victim’s purse was also taken and her credit cards were reportedly used in Prince George’s County shortly after the carjacking. The suspects are described as black males, 18-27 years old, approximately 6′ tall and 170-200 lbs.

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

AGGRAVATED SEXUAL BATTERY, 01/29/12, 2400 block of S. Lowell Street. On January 29 at 4:30 pm, a subject turned himself in related to a juvenile sexual assault that occurred in 2001. The suspect is being held without bond.

PEEPING TOM, 01/27/12, 2700 block of S. Veitch Street. Shortly after 6 am on January 27, a neighbor witnessed an unknown suspect looking into an apartment window of a female resident. The subject is described as a Hispanic male, between 5’8″ and 6′ tall, with short black hair.

BURGLARY, 01/31/12, 2200 N. Wilson Boulevard. Between 9:20 pm on January 30, and 8:30 am on January 31, an unknown subject forced entry into the rear entrance of an office space and stole six Apple laptops. There is no suspect description.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 01/28/12, Route 395 Northbound. On January 28 at 8:30 am, a traffic stop for a speeding vehicle yielded a wanted subject out of Prince George’s County, MD for theft, conspiracy and advertisement of credit services without a license. The vehicle the subject was driving was reported stolen as well. The suspect was taken into custody and the vehicle was recovered.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES), 01/27/12, 300 block of S. Glebe Road. At 4:15 am on January 27, a neighbor witnessed a subject entering numerous parked vehicles in the parking lot of an apartment complex. The subject was found on scene with various stolen items and arrested. The suspect was also wanted out of Fairfax County for felony embezzlement.

RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 01/26/12, 4000 block of N. 5th Street. At 11:30 pm on January 25, Advanced Towing recovered a stolen vehicle after receiving a call from the property management company located at 4320 N. Pershing Drive stating a non-permited vehicle was in their parking lot.

RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 01/28/12, 5600 block of S. 7th Street. Around 2:30 am on January 28, a stolen vehicle was located several blocks away from the victim’s residence. A small amount of cash was the only thing missing from the vehicle. There is no suspect description.


01/31/12, VA JTG1361, 2007 Lexus IS350, Red, 3400 block of S. 25th Court
01/23/12, DC DN8417, Tag Only (1), 2600 block of Shirlington Road
01/26/12, DL21533, Dealer Tag Only (1), 3200 block of N. 10th Street

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