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ArlingtonPolice Beat, 1/13/22 edition

Police Beat, 1/13/22 edition

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** On Dec. 30 at 6:40 p.m., an individual was delivering food items to a residence in the 5800 block of Washington Boulevard when the suspect opened the door, produced a box-cutter and demanded that the victim leave the items, police said.

The victim placed the items down, left the building and contacted police.
Officers obtained warrants for robbery and defrauding a restaurant. When officers attempted to serve the warrants on Jan. 2, the suspect barricaded himself inside the apartment before attempting to flee out of a second-story window.


The suspect – 36-year-old Alexander Nixon of Arlington – was served with the warrants and arrested, and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries described as non-life-threatening.

** On Dec. 31 at 12:21 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of 8th Road South for a report of an armed robbery.

According to police, an individual was walking in the area when he felt a man tap him on the shoulder and ask for money. When the victim refused, the suspect produced a firearm and searched the victim’s pockets and backpack, taking cash and fleeing.

The suspect is described as a Middle Eastern man, in his mid-20s, with a thin build.


** On Jan. 1 at 5:21 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of South Frederick Street for a report of a dispute.

Arriving officers located a man inside the residential building, shouting and making threats, police said. Investigation revealed that the suspect had entered the building and began kicking apartment doors.

The suspect – 36-year-old Creg McCall of Arlington – was arrested and charged with drunk in public, attempted burglary and two counts of destruction of property.


** On Jan. 2 at 9:38 p.m., a resident was inside a home in the 800 block of South Florida Street when a rock was thrown through the front window, shattering it.


** On Dec. 29 at midnight, a man forced entry into a building in the 2000 block of Fairfax Drive and stole a bicycle and tire.

The suspect is described as a white male.

** On Dec. 30 at 2:46 a.m., a suspect forced entry to a business in the 4800 block of Columbia Pike and stole a safe containing cash. There is no suspect description.

** On Dec. 31 at 4:55 a.m., a resident in the 900 block of South Rolfe Street was awakened to sounds inside the home, and located an individual inside. The suspect then fled in a vehicle.

Investigation revealed that the home was rummaged through and electronics were taken.

** On Jan. 2 at 12:22 a.m., a man approached a home in the 900 block of North Danville Street, looked through the front window and attempted to open the front door before fleeing.

The suspect is described as a black male.

** On Jan. 2 at 8:30 p.m., an off-duty police officer was outside a residential building in the 900 block of South Columbus Street when she saw a suspect cut and tear off a window screen from inside the building. The officer then observed the suspect inside a vacant residence, rummaging through items.

When the suspect exited the building, the officer identified herself and attempted to detain him, but the suspect fled. He is described as an Hispanic male, 5’8” or 5’9”, with longer, light-brown hair.

** On Jan. 2 at 4:37 p.m., police were alerted to an earlier incident in the 1600 block of South Eads Street, where an employee of a residential building observed multiple packages inside what was supposed to be an unoccupied unit, and contacted police.

Arriving officers did not locate anyone inside the unit, but did find personal items and alleged stolen property. Warrants were obtained for burglary and petty larceny.

** On Jan. 5 at 8:30 a.m., employees of a residential building in the 1600 block of South Eads Street observed a woman in the lobby, recognizing her from past incidents, police said.

Arriving officers located the suspect inside a vacant apartment and took her into custody.

The suspect – 37-year-old Thandar Htwe of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with unlawful entry, and was served with additional outstanding warrants. She was held without bond.

** On Jan. 6 at 11:24 p.m., a resident in the 2600 block of 27th Road South heard repeated knocking at the door, followed by what sounded to be glass breaking and footsteps inside the home.

Responding officers established a perimeter but could not locate a suspect.
No items appeared to be missing, police said.

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