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Crime Report: Grocery Store Robbery Foiled

by ARLnow.com February 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm 2,882 0

Police car lightsA 19-year-old McLean man was arrested Tuesday after a daytime robbery attempt at a grocery store.

The incident happened just after noon, at the Safeway on the 3700 block of Lee Highway. Police say a man implied that he had a weapon and demanded cash. The store’s manager was able to subdue the suspect and hold him until police arrived.

From this week’s Arlington County crime report:

ROBBERY, 150217009, 3700 block of Lee Highway. On February 17 at 12:03 pm, a male suspect entered the Safeway and attempted to rob the store demanding money and assaulting the store manager and implied he had a weapon. The manager was able to detain the suspect until police arrived. Enkhamar Tserenorj, 19, of McLean, VA, was arrested and charged with robbery and assault & battery. He was held without bond.

Last Friday, just before Valentine’s Day, a man allegedly used a master key and bolt cutters to break into his ex-wife’s apartment in the Columbia Heights West community.

Once inside, police say the man assaulted the woman and her boyfriend.

BURGLARY/ASSAULT, 150214003, 700 block of S. Florida Street. At 11:53 pm on February 13, a male subject gained entry to his ex-wife’s apartment by using a master key and bolt cutters. The suspect forced his way into the bedroom and physically assaulted the 44 year-old female victim and her boyfriend. The suspect fled and was located by police at a relative’s house. Gonzalo Cruz, 45, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with burglary, possession of burglarious tools, destruction of property and assault. He was held without bond.

The rest of this week’s crime report, after the jump. All named suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.

ARMED ROBBERY, 150213013, 2600 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. At 4:35 am, two unknown males entered and held employees at gunpoint during a robbery. The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Suspect one is described as a black male in his twenties, approximately 5’3″ tall and 125 lbs. He was wearing a black mask, ripped jeans and construction boots. Suspect two is described as a black male in his twenties, approximately 5’8″ tall and 190 lbs. He was wearing a black mask, dark jeans and a black Northface coat.

ARMED ROBBERY, 150217003, 2700 block of Washington Boulevard. On February 17 at 2:13 am, a suspect entered the 7-11 and held a knife to the throat of the clerk while demanding money. The clerk was released after receiving the money and cigarettes. The suspect then pointed a gun at a delivery truck driver and demanded his wallet. He attempted to take the delivery truck but abandoned it after he was unable to release the air brake. The suspect fled the scene and was later captured by police. Antonius Sallis, 34, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with armed robbery, malicious wounding, abduction, carjacking and felony possession of a firearm. He was held without bond.

BURGLARY, 150217029, 1200 block of S. Courthouse Road. Between 8 am on February 13 and 7 pm on February 16, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole items to include a guitar and cash. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 150216011, 1900 block of Columbia Pike. At 8 am on February 16, a male subject forced entry into the residence of his ex-girlfriend and damaged her furniture and electronics. The suspect also slashed the tires of her vehicle. Wendell Adams, 39, of Washington, DC, was arrested and charged with burglary and destruction of property. He was held without bond.

BURGLARY, 150213031, 4600 block of S. 34th Street. Between 8:30 pm on February 11 and 3:32 pm on February 13, an unknown subject(s) forced entry into a residence and stole numerous electronic items. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 150211075, 4200 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive. Between 2:50 and 7:45 pm on February 8, an unknown subject(s) entered an apartment and stole a cell phone and Galaxy tablet. There is no suspect(s) description.

STOLEN VEHICLES

02/12/15, VA JESEME, 2010 Honda Accord, Red
2400 block of S. Queen Street

02/13/15, NY FCR1800, 2014 Ford Expedition, White
3200 block of N. 10th Street

02/17/15, NV 008343, 2001 Suzuki GSXR, Blue
2000 block of S. Eads Street

02/11/15
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 150211012, 3300 block of S. 2nd Street
LATE LARCENY, 150211013, 1500 block of N. Lincoln Street
ATTEMPTED LARCENY BY FALSE PRETENSES, 150211020, 1700 block of S. Crystal Drive
ATTEMPTED LARCENY BY FALSE PRETENSES, 150211022, 2700 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 150211038, 5600 block of N. Lee Highway
HARASSMENT, 150211039, 1100 block of N. Arlington Boulevard

02/12/15
FRAUD, 150212015, 4600 block N. Washington Boulevard
BREAKING & ENTERING, 150212021, 2400 block of S. Lowell Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 150212027, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150212028, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAFFITI, 150212033, 2700 block of S. Troy Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 150212043, 1300 block of S. 19th Road
GRAND LARCENY, 150212044, 700 block of N. Glebe Road

02/13/15
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150213005, 2800 block of Wilson Boulevard
IDENTITY THEFT, 150213010, 1600 block of Clarendon Boulevard
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 150213014, 1300 block of N. 17th Street
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 150213015, 5100 block of S. 8TH Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150213020, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150213028, 800 block of N. Abingdon Street
CREDIT CARD THEFT, 150213029, 200 block of S. 18TH Street
LARCENY, 150213032, 2700 block of Key Boulevard
GRAND LARCENY BY FALSE PRETENSES, 150213039, 2700 block of Clarendon Boulevard
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150213040, 1700 block of Arlington Boulevard
FRAUD, 150213041, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150213050, 3200 block of S. 25th Street
ASSAULT ON POLICE/RESISTING ARREST/TAMPERING, 150213053, 2400 block of S. Lowell Street

02/14/15
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150214007, 1300 block of N. Veitch Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150214008, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150214010, 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard
EMBEZZLEMENT, 150214019, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150214023, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAFFITI, 150214027, 5000 block of Columbia Pike
FORGERY/UTTERING/ID THEFT TO AVOID ARREST/RESISTING ARREST, 150214028, 1900 block of Lee Highway

02/15/15
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 150215017, 1500 block of N. 12th Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150215021, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

02/16/15
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 150216003, 1900 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 150216006, 2000 block of N. Woodrow Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150216007, 1600 block of S. Glebe Road
GRAND LARCENY, 150216016, 3000 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY FROM AUTO/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 150216017, 2100 block of N. Westmoreland Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150216019, 1100 block of N. Glebe Road
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 150216021, 1900 block of Columbia Pike
GRAND LARCENY, 150216023, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street
PETIT LARCENY, 150216027, 200 block of N. Glebe Road

02/17/15
DISPUTE, 150217012, 4500 block of S. 31st Street
EMBEZZLEMENT, 150217014, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
PETIT LARCENY, 150217022, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150217026, 1400 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 150217024, 2500 block of S. Adams Street
PETIT LARCENY, 150217027, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
LARCENY, 150217028, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
PETIT LARCENY, 150217032, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
GRAND LARCENY, 150217038, 2100 block of N. 15th Street

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