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Crime Report: Man Assaults Rideshare Driver in Clarendon Over Pickup Location

Police car lightsA man punched a rideshre driver in Clarendon this past Saturday night after an argument about where he was being picked up.

Police say the incident happened around 7:40 p.m. on the 2700 block of Clarendon Blvd, near the Whole Foods store.

“The victim was a rideshare driver and, following a verbal altercation over the phone regarding the pickup location of the fare, the suspect assaulted the driver,” said Arlington County Police Department spokeswoman Ashley Savage.

More from this week’s ACPD crime report:

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-02110254, 2700 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 7:40 p.m. on February 11, officers responded to the report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that a male victim rolled down the window of his vehicle to speak to the male suspect, when the suspect began assaulting the victim through the driver side window. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. Medics arrived on scene and treated the victim. Warrants have been obtained for malicious wounding. The investigation is ongoing.

The rest of the past week’s crime report highlights, including some that we’ve already reported, after the jump.

BURGLARY, 2017-02140046, 1800 block of Fort Myer Drive. At approximately 6:03 a.m. on February 14, officers responded to the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown subject forced entry into a business and stole numerous items of value. The suspect is described as male, approximately 6’0″ -6’03” tall and weighed 150-170 lbs. He was wearing a dark mask/hood, black jacket, white shirt, dark gloves, black pants, and black sneakers.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 2017-02140142, 5600 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 1:44 p.m. on February 14, officers responded to the report of a late attempted burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown male subject attempted to gain entry into a business, but was unsuccessful. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9″-5’11” tall and weighed 160-190 lbs. He was wearing dark thick plastic framed glasses, a knit beanie, scarf, gloves, a dark jacket, and khaki pants.

LATE BURGLARY, 2017-02130222, 2100 block of Lee Highway. Between 8:30 a.m. on January 31 and 11:00 p.m. on February 1, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. There is no suspect(s) description.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-02110017, 1100 block of N. Highland Street. At approximately 12:55 a.m. on February 11, officers witnessed a male subject throw a glass bottle at a restaurant employee. The employee was able to move out of the way and was not struck by the bottle. Officers attempted to take the male suspect into custody but he tried to flee the area on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, the supect was taken into custody. Adam Rhodes Justice, 26, of Fairfax Va, was arrested and charged with attempted malicious wounding, obstruction of justice, and drunk in public.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (series) 2017-02120093, 6300 block of N. 26th Street. At approximately 7:45 a.m. on February 12, officers responded to the report of numerous larcenies from autos.  An unknown subject(s) entered approximately 32 mostly unlocked vehicles and stole items of value. One grand larceny auto was reported in this series. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

LATE BURGLARY, 2017-02100118, 2900 block of Franklin Road. Between 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on February 6, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 2017-02110188, 2500 block of S. Walter Reed Drive. Between 4:30 a.m. on February 8 and 2:30 p.m. on February 11, an unknown subject(s) forced entry into a residence and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (series), 2017-02090082, 3800 block of N. 38th Street. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on February 9, officers responded to the report of multiple larcenies from autos. An unknown subject(s) entered fifteen mostly unlocked vehicles and stole numerous items of value. There is no suspect(s) description.

(MEDICAL) DOA, 2017-02090172, 1200 block of S. Fern Street. At approximately 1:23 p.m. on February 9, officers were dispatched for the report of an unresponsive male inside a vehicle. Medics arrived on scene and the 70-year-old male was pronounced deceased. The death is not considered suspicious and there is no threat to the public. The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine cause of death.

LATE ROBBERY, 2017-02080135, 5200 block of S. 8th Road. At approximately 8:00 p.m. on February 6, a known male subject approached a male victim and allegedly stole the victim’s wallet. The suspect then fled the area in an unknown direction. The investigation is ongoing.

PEEPING, 2017-02080224, 3000 block of S. Randolph Street. At approximately 6:26 p.m. on February 8, officers responded to the report of a male subject peeping into a residence. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown male subject was seen peering into a window of a residence. The suspect is described as a white male in his thirties, approximately 5’8″ tall and weighed 165 lbs. The investigation is ongoing.

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