Arlington, VA

Arlington police are investigating an incident in which goods purchased with a stolen credit card were mailed to the victim of the credit card fraud, then stolen from the victim’s home.

“There were at least ten pairs of women’s shoes and several purses mailed to [the victim’s] residence several days after his credit card was stolen,” said Arlington County police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck. “A day later the package he received was stolen, along with jewelry from the house.”

BURGLARY/CREDIT CARD FRAUD, 05/18/12, 3000 block of N. Lee Highway. On May 18 at 4:50 pm, a victim reported a burglary at his residence of various items. One day prior, the victim received numerous packages in the mail that were purchased with his stolen credit card, which were stolen during the burglary along with additional items. There is no suspect description.

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

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 05/19/12, 1000 block of N. Filmore Street. At 1:15 pm on May 19, a male subject was seen masturbating in public as he watched children in the patio area of a restaurant from across the street. Police did not locate the suspect, described as a white male, approximately 60 years old, with medium length gray hair and was wearing a dark colored hat, black shirt and navy shorts at the time of the incident.

BURGLARY, 05/22/12, 800 block of S. 18th Street. On May 22, between 7 and 8:30 am, an unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and stole an iPad. There is no suspect description.

ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 05/22/12, 1500 block of S. George Mason Drive. At 8 pm on May 22, a female subject attempted to stab her boyfriend with a kitchen knife during an argument. Ledys Paola Garces Perez, 23, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with attempted malicious wounding. She was held on bond.


05/17/12, VA, 2006 Volvo V60R, Gray (Dealership), 1100 block of S. Glebe Road
05/20/12, VA XCV2276, 2003 BMW 325i, Grey, 800 block of N. Lexington Street
05/22/12, 2005 Yamaha Zuma Scooter, Black, 1700 block of S. Hayes Street


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