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ArlingtonPolice Beat, 3/3/22 edition

Police Beat, 3/3/22 edition

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  • On Feb. 20 at 2:06 a.m., a group of individuals were inside a hotel in the 1200 block of North Courthouse Road when a verbal dispute broke out, police said.

The incident escalated when one individual allegedly struck another in the head with a glass bottle.

The incident then moved outside, where the suspect approached the victim and struck her again in the head, this time with his fist, police said.
The victim sustained injuries that were described as serious but not life-threatening.


The suspect – 19-year-old Christopher Funes-Recinos of Alexandria – was arrested, charged with malicious wounding and held without bond.


  • On Feb. 20 at 7:55 p.m., an individual exited a business in the 2400 block of Crystal Drive and was getting into a vehicle when he was approached by a group of juveniles who opened the car door, stole food items and struck the victim in the face before fleeing on foot.

Responding officers located the suspects in the area of the 300 block of 23rd Street South, detaining them without incident.

The suspects were released from the scene to their guardians pending completion of an investigation.


  • On Feb. 20 at 4 a.m., an individual was inside his home in the 1300 block of South Scott Street when he heard what appeared to be a gunshot and observed a small hole in the window and screen.

Responding officers observed the damage, locating a bullet inside the window.

No other items were reported damaged, and there is no suspect description.


  • On Feb. 21 at 6:58 p.m., a man was reported to be inside a business in the 1200 block of South Hayes Street with his hands reportedly inside his pants, masturbating.

The suspect – 30-year-old Marvin Carter of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with public masturbation and petty larceny.


  • On Feb. 18 at 9:22 p.m., an individual was inside her home in the 1800 block of Queens Lane when she observed a man looking inside her window. The suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20 to 40 years old with brown hair.


  • Sometime between Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 1 p.m., a storage unit in the 800 block of South Greenbrier Street was burglarized. Construction materials were taken.
  • On Feb. 21 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., a room at a hotel in the 2600 block of Richmond Highway was burglarized. Electronic items were taken.
  • On Feb. 22 at 12:03 a.m., a business in the 900 block of North Pollard Street was burglarized. Entry was gained by shattering a front glass door.

A cash register had been opened and merchandise was rummaged through.

  • On Feb. 22 at 9:16 p.m., a witness observed an individual force entry into a business in the 1100 block of North Glebe Road by throwing an item through a window, shattering the glass.

The suspect then damaged the cash register and stole cash before fleeing, police said. A glass front door to an adjacent business also was damaged, but entry was not believed to have been gained.

The suspect – 58-year-old of Stephen Pugh of Arlington – was arrested and charged with burglary, petty larceny, two counts of destruction of property and identity theft, and also was served with outstanding warrants from the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office. He was held without bond.

  • On Feb. 22 at 2:59 p.m., residents of a home in the 1500 block of Crystal Drive returned to find the door to their balcony ajar.

No items were reported stolen or damaged.

  • On Feb. 23 at 2:38 a.m., an individual entered a residential building in the 2000 block of 14th Street North, stole a set of keys and entered a secured office space, police said.

The suspect rummaged through several rooms and stole a safe containing cash, personal documents and keys before fleeing on foot.

The suspect is described as black, of unknown gender, 30 to 40 years old, with long braids.

  • On Feb. 23 at 10:45 p.m., an individual entered secured areas inside a residential building in the 1000 block of North Randolph Street.

The suspect is described as a black male, with medium build and long black hair.


  • Arlington County Police on Feb. 23 reported that the county’s chief medical examiner had ruled that two deaths in December had been accidental and narcotics-related.

Police on Dec. 22 at 12:01 p.m. were dispatched to the 3800 block of 6th Street North for a report of cardiac arrest. Responding officers located an adult male and female dead in the residence.

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