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Crime Report: Wine as a Weapon Edition

The Days Inn on Columbia Pike is back on the Arlington County crime report this week. The motel, which has been the scene of at least three prostitution busts in the past several months, was the scene of a fight late last night.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 04/11/12, 3000 block of S. Columbia Pike. Between 10:30 pm on April 10, and 12:30 am on April 11, a known subject struck a victim in the head and face with a wine bottle during an argument in a hotel room. The victim sustained several lacerations and was transported to an area hospital. The suspect fled the scene and a warrant was obtained for malicious wounding.

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

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 04/08/12, 2000 block of N. Kenmore Street. On April 8 at 2 am, a homeless man was sleeping in his car when a drunk subject began jumping on his vehicle. The victim attempted to drive away but the subject blocked the road. The victim exited his vehicle and a physical altercation ensued, causing both men to fall into a roadside ditch. The suspect was able to climb back to the road and attempted to flee the scene in the victims vehicle, striking him with the vehicle and crashing a short distance away. They began to fight once again and the victim pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed the suspect in his chest. The suspect fled the scene on foot and was located at his residence a short time later. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Andrew Lee, 24, of North Carolina was charged with attempted malicious wounding and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

BRANDISHING A FIREARM, 04/04/12, 3000 block of S. Abingdon Street. On April 4 at 12:55 pm, a male juvenile subject brandished a BB gun towards children on a playground and made threatening remarks. The subject fled the scene on foot and was apprehended a short time later by police. The subject was arrested and charged with brandishing a firearm on school property.

BURGLARY, 04/05/12, 3800 block of N. Fairfax Drive. Between 5:30 pm on April 4, and 9:30 am on April 5, an unknown suspect(s) entered a locked office and stole 4 laptop computers. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 04/10/12, 2200 block of N. Pershing Drive. Between 3:30 pm on April 9, and 6:30 am on April 10, an unknown subject(s) broke into a storage room on a construction site and stole approximately 5,000 feet of copper wire. There is no suspect description.

OBSCENE SEXUAL DISPLAY, 04/05/12, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street. On April 5 at 11:30 am, the Loss Prevention Manager of a retail store witnessed an unknown subject masturbating in the middle of a restroom while looking into a stall at someone. The suspect fled the scene on foot when the police were called. The suspect is described as a black male, late 20’s, approximately 5’9″ tall and 160 lbs.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 04/08/12, Wilson Boulevard and N. Greenbrier Street. At approximately 1:09 am on April 8, officers located an adult male subject lying in the middle of the street with significant head trauma. Medics responded and transported the individual to an area hospital, where he underwent surgery to stop bleeding in his brain. At this time, it is unclear how the subject sustained these injuries and the investigation is ongoing.

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