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Crime Report: Sexual Battery By Ballston Bicyclist

A woman had to run to safety at Ballston Common Mall after a bicyclist grabbed her buttocks and started riding in circles around her on N. Stuart Street.

As detailed in this week’s Arlington County crime report, the incident happened early Saturday morning outside the Ballston Metro station.

SEXUAL BATTERY, 05/26/12, 900 block of N. Stuart Street. Between 1:10 and 2:10 am on May 26, an unknown male subject on a bicycle grabbed the female victims buttocks as he rode past. The suspect circled the female several times on the bicycle before she walked to a well lit area at the Ballston Common Mall. Police were contacted and a suspect was not located. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s, approximately 6’1″ tall with a thin build. He was wearing gray t-shirt, dark colored plaid shorts and baseball hat at the time of the incident. The victim does not wish to prosecute.

The rest of the crime report, after the jump.

MISSILE INTO AN OCCUPIED DWELLING, 05/23/12, 90 block of N. Bedford Street. Between 11:30 pm on May 22 and 8 am on May 23, an unknown subject fired a single shot into a residence. The homeowner located a .45 caliber bullet on the living room floor. There is no suspect description.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING (SHOOTING), 05/27/12, 2700 block of S. Jefferson Davis Highway. On May 27 at 3:02 am, an unknown subject shot a victim in both legs. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There is no suspect description.

MALICIOUS SHOOTING, 05/25/12, 700 block of N. Edgewood Street. At 4:32 am on May 25, a subject fired a round that missed the victim. Laselle Booker, 57, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with attempted malicious wounding and reckless discharge of a firearm in public. He remains in custody.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING BY MOB, 05/26/12, 2800 block of Wilson Boulevard. On May 26 at 1:19 am, three subjects assaulted a victim at a bar by punching, kicking and striking him with a beer bottle. Derya Temur, 30, of Springfield, VA, Mohamad Wali, 31, of Fairfax, VA and Mehdi Bahechar, 30, of Sterling, VA, were arrested and charged with malicious wounding by mob. All three were held without bond.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING ON POLICE, 05/29/12, 4200 block of S. Campbell Avenue. On May 29 at 11:27 pm, an intoxicated subject assaulted three police officers while they attempted to take that individual into custody. Jose Gomez-Morales, 24, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding on law enforcement, attempted malicious wounding on law enforcement and assault and battery on law enforcement. He is being held without bail.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 05/28/12, 2500 block of S. Columbia Pike. At 3:47 pm on May 28, a subject was blocking the rear door of a Metrobus and when the victim attempted to exit the bus was assaulted by the suspect. The victim was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. The suspect fled the scene on foot and was located by police shortly after. Tevin Brown-Phillips, 21, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. He was held without bond.

POLICE IMPERSONATOR, 05/27/12, Eastbound 66, Mile Marker 69. On May 27 at 12:16 am, an unknown subject in a dark-colored SUV attempted to pull over a vehicle by activating flashing blue and white emergency lights in the vehicle grill. The SUV followed the victim’s vehicle a short distance and drove off. The investigation continues at this time.

BURGLARY, 05/24/12, 2000 block of S. Jefferson Davis Highway. Between 5:10 pm on May 23 and 8:11 am on May 24, an unknown subject(s) broke into a business and stole two laptops. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 05/25/12, 3400 block of S. Columbia Pike. Between 9 pm on May 25 and 1:40 am on May 26, an unknown subject(s) entered a car dealership service bay through unknown means and stole two laptops, two vehicle keys and a Jeep Cherokee that was being serviced. Video surveillance was provided to police.

BURGLARY, 05/25/12, 2100 block of N. Military Road. On May 25 between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm, an unknown subject(s) gained entry to a residence by prying open a second floor rear door and stole various items to include a television, laptop and jewelry. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 05/25/12, 3800 block of N. Dumbarton Street. On May 25 at 6:30 pm, a resident observed a broken window in a rear guest house and someone that had been living illegally in the home. Police did not locate a suspect.

BURGLARY, 05/26/12, 4100 block of N. 4th Street. Between 8:30 and 8:47 pm on May 26, an unknown subject(s) entered a community center and stole a box of popsicles.

BURGLARY, 05/26/12, 2200 block of S. 27th Street. On May 26 between 12:45 and 12:54 am, an unknown subject(s) entered a victim’s apartment through a window while she was in the shower and stole a laptop and cash. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 05/26/12, 5500 block of S. Columbia Pike. Between 3 pm on May 25 and 12:45 pm on May 26, an unknown subject(s) entered a victim’s apartment and stole various items to include a video game console, numerous purses and clothing. There is no suspect description.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 05/25/12, 200 block of N. Glebe Road. On May 25 at 6:45 am, a resident observed a homeless man living in a half bathroom of a locked laundry room of an apartment building. Garland Mines II, 26, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with unlawful entry and possession of a concealed weapon.


05/26/12, VA JRT 3463, 2001 Toyota Sequoia, Green, 900 block of S. Taylor Street
05/28/12, VA K1MY, 2000 Honda Civic, Green, 5100 block of S. 10th Street
05/28/12, VA KLE1500, 1999 Acura Integra, Green, 900 block of S. 10th Street

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