A Maryland man was arrested Saturday night after he allegedly stole a female friend’s iPhone.
The man tried to surreptitiously smuggle the phone out of his friend’s apartment during a visit, according to Arlington County Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck.
While his friend was walking him to his car, her phone — which has a distinctive ringtone — started to ring, Sternbeck said. The woman tried to get the phone back, but the man got in his car and started to drive away, bumping the woman with the car in the process, according to Sternbeck.
The man was later arrested when he was pulled over for having improperly tinted windows. Police made the connection to the previous incident during the traffic stop, Sternbeck said. From this week’s Arlington County crime report:
ROBBERY, 02/23/13, 1800 block of Crystal Drive. At 8 pm on February 23, a known subject stole a victim’s iPhone from her apartment. The victim chased the subject to the parking lot where she was bumped with the subject’s vehicle as he attempted to flee the scene. The subject was located during a traffic stop for improper tint approximately three hours later. Durell Adrian Hines, 20, of Capitol Heights, MD, was arrested and charged with robbery. He was held without bond.
The rest of the crime report, after the jump.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 02/26/13, 4000 block of N. 7th Street. At 9:05 am February 26, a subject forced entry into a room where a victim was sleeping. The subject assaulted the victim before the victim was able to escape through a bedroom window. Both the victim and the suspect were transported to Virginia Hospital Center with minor injuries. Hubert Leon Willoughby, 52, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. He is currently being held without bond.
BURGLARY, 02/20/13, 6500 block of N. Williamsburg Boulevard. Between 5 pm on February 18 and 8:50 pm on February 20, an unknown subject(s) entered a locked residence and stole numerous items to include jewelry and electronics. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 02/19/13, 600 block of S. Carlin Springs Road. Between 9 am and 1:30 pm on February 19, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole a chicken that was cooking in a crock pot. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 02/21/13, 500 block of S. 23rd Street. Between 10:30 pm on February 20 and 10:30 am on February 21, an unknown subject(s) entered a restaurant after hours and stole two lights and an “open” sign. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 02/21/13, 2600 block of S. Uhle Street. Between 8:30 am and 6:10 pm on February 21, an unknown subject(s) entered a locked residence through a window and stole numerous electronics. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 02/26/13, 800 block of S. Irving Street. Between 10 am and 8 pm on February 26, an unknown subject(s) allegedly forced entry into a residence and stole several items. There is no suspect(s) description.
02/25/13, VA XJN8937, 2010 Nissan Rogue, Red (Tags Only), 700 block of N. Oakland Street
02/25/13, PA GCJ7339, 2006 Chevrolet Impala, Silver, 2100 block of N. Military Road
Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…
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