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Crime Report: Rape Reported at Restaurant

Police are investigating a possible rape at a restaurant in Crystal City.

A woman told police she was raped by an acquaintance early on the morning of Friday, Sept. 7. Arlington County Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck would not name the establishment where the alleged rape took place, but described it as a “bar/restaurant” on the 500 block of 23rd Street S.

Sternbeck said the woman was brought to the hospital for examination after reporting the crime. No arrests have been made so far, he said.

“We’ve spoken with the alleged suspect and the victim,” said Sternbeck. “It remains under investigation.”

From this week’s Arlington County crime report:

RAPE, 09/07/12, 500 block of S. 23rd Street. Between 2:30 and 3 am on September 7, a female victim was sexually assaulted and raped by a known suspect. The incident remains under investigation.

The rest of the crime report, after the jump.

UNLAWFUL WOUNDING, 09/11/12, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At 2:45 am on September 11, a man was stabbed during an altercation with his girlfriend. The victim was treated for numerous superficial wounds to his face and left arm. Kim Rene Gaines, 47, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with unlawful wounding. She was held on a $3,500 secure bond.

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT, 09/05/12, 2200 block of N. Pershing Drive. At 1:40 pm on September 5, a construction worker was electrocuted when he came in contact with a electrical line. CPR was initiated on scene and he was transported to Virginia Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead.

BURGLARY, 09/05/12, 4200 block of S. 29th Street. Between 5 pm on September 3 and 8 am on September 4, an unknown suspect(s) stole items inside a vehicle located in an impound lot. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 09/06/12, 2200 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard. Between 9 pm on September 5 and 8:20 am on September 6, an unknown subject(s) entered two locked businesses and stole laptops. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 09/08/12, 1300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. Between 7:45 am and 11:55 pm on September 7, a victim returned to her hotel room to discover various medications missing. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 09/12/12, 900 block of S. Oak Street. Between 9:30 am and 11:55 am on September 11, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence through a window and stole various items to include a .45 caliber pistol, electronic equipment and jewelry. There is no suspect(s) description.


09/07/12, GA YC35KK, 2010 Kawasaki Ninja X10R, Black, 2400 block of S. 24th Road
09/07/12, VA KLM8171, 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible, Cream, 5500 block of N. Lee Highway
09/08/12, VA JCJ5214 (tags only), 3300 block of S. Potomac Avenue
09/09/12, VA XMR8470 (tags only), 500 block of S. 14th Road
09/09/12, VA XHB5105 (tags only), 1500 block of N. Taft Street
09/09/12, VA KMW8016 (tags only), 1800 block of N. Culpeper Street

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