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ArlingtonPolice Beat, 6/16/22 edition

Police Beat, 6/16/22 edition

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• On June 8 at 1:34 a.m., officers responded to the 4200 block of 2nd Road North for a report of shots fired.

Responding officers recovered evidence confirming shots had been discharged, but no injuries or property damage was reported.


• On June 3 at 11:19 a.m., two juveniles approached two additional juveniles in the 200 block of South Carlin Springs Road, engaged them in conversation, during which the suspects allegedly pushed one of the victims to the ground and began to punch him.

When the second victim attempted to intervene, he was struck in the face, causing serious injuries, police said.

The victims were treated on the scene by medics.

• On June 3 at 6:32 p.m., two individuals were driving in the 2100 block of Wilson Boulevard were involved in a minor traffic incident, police said.
According to police, the victim continued driving and the suspect followed and allegedly collided with the other vehicle. The driver of the vehicle that was following exited his vehicle, approached the victim’s vehicle and struck him through the window, police said.

The other driver then exited his vehicle and a physical altercation ensued, police said.

Responding officers took the suspect into custody, after both combatants were treated on the scene by medics.

The suspect – 35-year-old Sang Min Kim of Gainesville – was arrested and charged with attempted malicious wounding and aggressive driving. He was held without bond.


• On June 4 at 4 p.m., an individual met a man at the Rosslyn Metro station and they were walking to a convenience store when the suspect sprayed the victim with pepper spray and stole his cellphone, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” with a skinny build.
The victim declined medical treatment, police said.

• On June 5 at 10:50 a.m., a man entered a business in the 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard that was closed, and an employee asked him to leave, police said.

A short time later, the suspect returned, accompanied by two additional male suspects. According to police, two of the suspects began to grab eyeglass frames from the shelves while the third suspect acted as a lookout.

An employee confronted the first suspect, who made threatening statements toward her before the three suspects fled the scene on foot with the stolen merchandise.

The suspects are described as black males, each 25 to 30 years old, two about 6 feet tall and the third 6’1” to 6’3”.

• On June 6 at 4:09 a.m., a man was seated outside a business in the 900 block of Army Navy Drive when an individual in a vehicle approached her and asked if he could see her, police said.

The victim agreed, and the driver and a passenger exited the vehicle, entered the business and stole merchandise before fleeing in the vehicle.
The suspects are described as black males, driving a Jeep Cherokee.


• On June 5 at 4:23 p.m., officers were alerted to juveniles attempting to purchase alcohol in the 1300 block of South Joyce Street.

According to police, three youth entered a business and, when an employee approached and asked for identification, began acting disorderly.

The juveniles left the store but returned a short time later and were asked to leave, police said. At that point, one of the juveniles opened his backpack and brandished what later was determined to be a BB gun and made threatening statements toward the employee, police said.

Responding officers located a number of suspects in the area and detained them without incident.


• On June 3 at 12:53 p.m., a woman reported observing a man standing outside a business in the 5000 block of Columbia Pike exposing his genitals.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing gray sweatpants and a pink hat.


• On June 4 at 3 p.m., police responded to the 4300 block of 4th Street North, where a resident reported that, sometime between March 3 and April 4, someone had entered the residence and stolen jewelry.

• Sometime between June 4 at 7:30 p.m. and June 6 at 9 a.m., a business in the 2700 block of Washington Boulevard was burglarized.

Cash was taken from a cash register, and an ATM was tampered with.

• On June 5 at 3:54 a.m., an individual was inside a home in the 1600 block of South Joyce Street and heard what sounded to be the door opening and catching on the chain latch before closing.

No entry was made, and no damage was reported.

• On June 5 at 4:11 a.m., police were dispatched to the 1500 block of Fairfax Drive for a report of a building with a broken window.

Officers located a man inside, and took him into custody without incident.
The suspect – 34-year-old Maurice Eason of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with unlawful entry, and was held on a bond.

• Sometime between June 6 at 5 p.m. and June 7 at 11:30 a.m., an individual or individuals gained entry to a locked storage pod in the 3900 block of Wilson Boulevard and stole approximately seven bicycles.

• On June 8 at 9:50 p.m., a woman entered a closed business in the 1100 block of Army Navy Drive and stole an iPad as well as cash from the register.

The suspect was accompanied by a male; the pair attempted unsuccessfully to enter two additional businesses, police said.

The first suspect is described as a black female, 5’7”, with long black hair in a ponytail. There is no further description for the male suspect.


• On June 7 at 3:30 a.m., police were dispatched to multiple reports of vehicle tampering in the 4200 block of 35th Street North, 3300 block of North Randolph Street, 4400 block of 35th Street North and 4100 block of 34th Street North.

According to police, responding officers observed a group of four juveniles who took off running. After a brief foot chase, one of the individuals was detained.

According to investigation, the suspects entered into and rummaged through approximately seven vehicles. No items were reported damaged or stolen.
According to police, the victims did not wish to seek prosecution.

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