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Crime Report: Indecent Exposure Arrests Along Columbia Pike

Two Arlington men were arrested for separate indecent exposure incidents along Columbia Pike over the past week.

The first happened early Friday morning at the intersection of the Pike and S. Glebe Road, when a man allegedly approached a woman in her vehicle and exposed himself, according to this week’s Arlington County Police Department crime report.

The second happened Monday morning, when a drunk man was refused service at a business and subsequently exposed himself to an employee, police said.

Both men were charged with Indecent Exposure and Drunk in Public.

More from this week’s crime report:

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2019-07190026, S. Glebe Road at Columbia Pike. At approximately 2:22 a.m. on July 19, police were dispatched to the report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was in her vehicle at a traffic light when the unknown male suspect allegedly approached her vehicle and exposed himself. Arriving officers located the suspect nearby and he was taken into custody. David Nichols, 39, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Indecent Exposure, Drunk in Public and Failure to ID. He was held on no bond.

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2019-07220261, 4800 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 9:00 p.m. on July 22, police were dispatched to the report of an exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that after the male suspect was refused service at a business due to his level of intoxication, he allegedly exposed his genitals and inappropriately touched himself, before attempting to approach an employee. The employee was able to push the suspect away and leave the business to call police. Arriving officers located the suspect and took him into custody. Josue Sierra Lopez, 31, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with Indecent Exposure and Drunk in Public.

The rest of the crime report is below, after the jump.

ROBBERY, 2019-07210001, 200 block of N. Trenton Street/200 block of S. George Mason Drive. At approximately 12:01 a.m. on July 21, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area when he was approached by an unknown suspect who assaulted him, struck him with a hard object and threatened him, demanding his wallet. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash, discarded the wallet and fled on foot. The victim refused medical treatment. While investigating this incident, officers were dispatched to an additional armed robbery just occurred in the vicinity, in which the victim was walking in the area when an unknown suspect approached him from behind, threatened him and took the his phone from his pocket. The suspect then became dissatisfied, threw the phone on the ground and continued to threaten the victim, demanding his car keys. Two passerby then walked past, prompting the suspect to flee prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years old, approximately 5’11”, wearing a white t-shirt and dark hat. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2019-07190130, 3300 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 11:44 a.m. on July 19, police were dispatched to the late report of breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 10:00 p.m. on July 18 and 11:00 a.m. on July 19, an unknown suspect(s) forced entry to a business, causing damage, tampered with items and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (series), 2019-07200087/07200104/07200106/07200138/07200156, 1500 block of N. Johnson Street/3100 block of Key Boulevard/3100 block of Key Boulevard/3100 block of 17th Street N./1400 block of N. Hancock Street. At approximately 6:18 a.m. on July 20, police were dispatched to the report of a larceny from auto. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 11:00 p.m. on July 19 and 5:30 a.m. on July 20, two unknown suspects gained entry to approximately ten unlocked vehicles, tampered with items and stole items of value. Suspect One is described as a female, approximately 5’2″-5’8″, with a slim build and long, dark hair. Suspect Two is described as being approximately 5’2″-5’8″. The investigation is ongoing.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY, 2019-07180005, 2400 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 12:41 a.m. on July 18, police were dispatched to the report of an assault just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was approached by an unknown male suspect who assaulted her and attempted to steal her phone unsuccessfully. The victim fought back, prompting the suspect to flee prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a tall, heavy weight male with light skin, tattoos on his arm and a mustache, wearing shorts and a white shirt. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2019-07180160, 1700 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 2:50 p.m. on July 18, police were dispatched to the late report of a larceny. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 1:54 p.m., an unknown male suspect gained entry to a business and stole items of value. The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years old, approximately 190-215 lbs., wearing a white t-shirt, grey shorts, sneakers and a black hat. The investigation is ongoing.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2019-07150010, 2700 block of S. Adams Street. At approximately 12:54 a.m. on July 15, police were dispatched to the report of trespassing. Upon arrival, it was determined that a witness observed the unknown male suspect allegedly acting disorderly and causing a disturbance inside a secure residential building. Arriving officers located the male inside the building and took him into custody. While in handcuffs, he continued to act disorderly and refused to identify himself to officers. Daniel Moore, 28, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Unlawful Entry, Drunk in Public and Giving False Identity to Law Enforcement While Detained.

BURGLARY, 2019-07170105, 2700 block of S. Oakland Street. At approximately 12:10 p.m. on July 17, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 8:30 p.m. on July 16 and 11:30 a.m. on July 17, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry to a business and stole items of value. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a black sweatshirt and black mask. The investigation is ongoing.

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