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Crime Report: More Vehicle Tamperings in N. Arlington

For at least the second time this month, there has been a series of vehicle tamperings in a North Arlington neighborhood.

The latest series of incidents happened in the Donaldson Run neighborhood, after the previous series of vehicle break-ins in Dominion Hills.

Police say a car was stolen and at least two other vehicles were rummaged through between Sunday night and Monday morning, along the 3000 block of N. Stuart Street.

More from this week’s Arlington County Police Department crime report:

VEHICLE TAMPERING (series), 2019-06240073, 3000 block of N. Stuart Street. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on June 24, police were dispatched to the report of a stolen vehicle. While investigating the stolen vehicle, it was determined that between 10:00 p.m. on June 23 and 8:30 a.m. on June 24, approximately two additional unlocked vehicles were entered and items items tampered with. Nothing of value was reported stolen. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.

Police say residents should keep their cars locked and remove valuables after parking.

Below are the rest of the highlights from this week’s crime report, including some we’ve already reported.

BURGLARY (late), 2019-06250246, 1000 block of N. Fillmore Street. At approximately 6:33 p.m. on June 25, police were dispatched to the late report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 6:00 a.m. on June 25, an unknown suspect gained entry to a business and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a black male with shoulder length hair, wearing a hoodie, a black long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2019-06240048, 6000 block of block of Lee Highway. At approximately 5:50 a.m. on June 24, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 10:45 p.m. on June 23 and 5:30 a.m. on June 24, an unknown suspect entered a business adjacent to a pool, rummaged through items and damaged a cash register. No items were reported stolen at the time of the report. There are no suspect descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.

ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2019-06230071, 2300 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 3:38 a.m. on June 23, police were dispatched to the report of a disorderly subject inside of a business. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect yelling verbal profanities and acting aggressively towards staff. As an officer attempted to escort the suspect out of the business, three additional suspects began following behind, while yelling verbal profanities at the officer. While exiting, the Suspect One allegedly stopped in the doorway and ignored lawful commands, refusing to exit. He became combative and swung at the officer. Suspect Two allegedly attempted to interfere with the officer’s interaction with Suspect One, at which point, the first suspect pushed the officer. Suspect Three then allegedly grabbed the officer’s outer carrier vest and became verbally irate and physically aggressive towards the officer. Suspect Four allegedly attempted to physically obstruct the officer’s efforts to control Suspect Three. The officer was then able to move the four suspects out of the staircase area and to the exterior of the business. While the officer attempted to place Suspect One in handcuffs, he actively resisted and then grabbed the officer’s arm. With the assistance of additional units arriving on scene, Suspect One was taken into custody, however, Suspects Two, Three and Four continued to act disorderly, ignoring lawful commands from officers to disperse and were subsequently taken into custody. The officer suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment during the incident. Rudy Barrera, 25, of Sterling, Va., was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on Law Enforcement, Disorderly Conduct and Drunk in Public. He was held on no bond. Gabriel Gonzalez, 25, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Drunk in Public. Yancy Aguilar, 22, of Fairfax, Va., was arrested and charged with Drunk in Public. Cinthia Escobar-Gomez, 24, of Sterling, Va., was arrested and charged with Drunk in Public.

PEEPING, 2019-06200010, 800 block of S. Greenbrier Street. At approximately 12:40 a.m. on June 20, police were dispatched to the report of a peeping. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim observed someone walking back and forth outside her window. The victim subsequently walked over to the window to investigate and observed the male suspect looking directly into the residence. The victim screamed and banged on the window, prompting the suspect to flee on foot prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30-40 years old, with a buzz cut and wearing a light colored t-shirt. The investigation is ongoing.

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