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ArlingtonPolice Beat, 7/21/22 edition

Police Beat, 7/21/22 edition

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News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING:

•• On July 8 at 10:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to North Barton Street at North Fairfax Drive for a report of an assault.

Investigation revealed that a man was walking southbound on North Barton Street when the first suspect struck him with an unknown object, knocking him to the ground, and a second suspect brandished a firearm, threatened the victim and demanded property.

The victim yelled for help and the suspects fled the scene without obtaining any property, police said.

The suspects are described as black males, in their 20s, one 5’7” and the other 6 feet tall, with slim builds.

ROBBERY:

•• On July 10 at 3:50 a.m., a verbal dispute inside a residence in the 900 block of North Cleveland Street escalated, during which the male suspect allegedly stole property of a female victim before fleeing the scene.

The victim then made contact with the suspect at his home, attempting to retrieve her property. She told police that the suspect allegedly pushed a witness to the incidents to the ground.

The suspect – 25-year-old Joseph Ammen of Arlington – was arrested and charged with one count of robbery and two counts of assault-and-battery. He was held without bond.

•• On July 12, police were contacted by a juvenile female victim who reported that, on June 21, a male youth known to her threatened her and demanded money.

The victim gave the suspect cash, police said.

Investigation is ongoing.

•• On July 13 at 1:50 a.m., two individuals were in a parking lot in the area of Columbia Pike and South Four Mile Run Drive when they were approached by a man who became confrontational, police said.

A verbal dispute occurred, during which time the suspect implied he had a weapon and forcibly removed the victim’s necklace before fleeing on foot.

The victim was able to retrieve the chain before the suspect left.

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male, 15 to 25 years old, 5’8”, with straight black hair.

The victim sustained minor injuries and declined the assistance of medics.

BRANDISHING:

•• On July 8 at 1 p.m., occupants of two vehicles had become involved in a traffic dispute while traveling on Arlington Boulevard, at which time the passenger in one vehicle allegedly displayed what was believed to have been a handgun, police said.

Arriving officers located the two vehicles and stopped them, arresting one of the occupants.

The suspect – 21-year-old Manuel Rivas of Falls Church – was arrested and charged with one count of brandishing and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

•• On July 8 at 2:57 p.m., two individuals became involved in a number of verbal disputes while in a residential building in the 700 block of South Dickerson Street, and during one of them, one of the parties allegedly displayed a handgun.

Arriving officers identified the involved parties; the investigation is ongoing.

SEXUAL BATTERY:

•• On July 12 at 11:20 p.m., a woman was conversing with a man in the 400 block of Long Bridge Park when the man allegedly grabbed her buttocks.

The victim yelled and flagged down a witness, during which time the suspect fled on foot.

The victim told police she did not want to prosecute; she was provided information about the process of obtaining warrants if she changed her mind.

INDECENT EXPOSURE:

•• On July 8 at 11:25 p.m., a woman was walking in the area of North George Mason Drive at North Henderson Road when she observed a man walking behind her, police said.

According to police, the individual exposed himself and began masturbating while fleeing the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a Middle Eastern man.

•• On July 9 at 11:36 a.m., police were dispatched to a report of a larceny from a business in the 1100 block of South Hayes Street, then were advised that the suspect had entered a second business and began exposing himself.

The suspect – 47-year-old Michael Shepherd of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with indecent exposure, shoplifting and possession of Schedule I/II controlled substances. He was held without bond.

•• On July 9 at 4:26 p.m., a man allegedly entered a business in the 1200 block of South Hayes Street and began looking at merchandise.

The suspect then placed his hands in his pants and began touching himself inappropriately, police said.

The suspect – 46-year-old Khalid Benmana of Arlington – was arrested and charged with public masturbation.

•• On July 11 at 11:10 a.m., a woman was walking into a building in the 5200 block of Langston Boulevard when she observed a man on a bench, masturbating.

The woman continued into the building and called police. Upon arrival, he had fled.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old, 6 feet tall.

•• On July 12 at 1:32 a.m., police were called to a business in the 2200 block of Clarendon Boulevard for a report of a man who had been banned from the establishment and was trespassing.

According to police investigation, the suspect entered the lobby of the building, entered the common area and began masturbating.

The suspect – 34-year-old Frank Bouknight of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with indecent exposure, trespassing and drunk in public.

ATTEMPTED GRAND LARCENY AUTO:

•• On July 8 at 9:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of North Glebe Road for a report of a breaking and entering.

Responding officers located an individual attempting to force entry into a deposit box and took him into custody, police said.

The investigation determined that a witness observed the suspect attempting to open the doors of vehicles parked on the lot of the business, police said.

The suspect – 32-year-old Anthony McCreary of no fixed address – was arrested and charged with possession of burglarious tools, possession of Schedule V controlled substances and attempted grand larceny auto.

LARCENY:

•• On July 14 at 11:02 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 3800 block of North Fairfax Drive for a report of a larceny.

According to police, an individual entered the lobby of a business and stole the victim’s wallet and car keys from behind the counter. The victim then began receiving multiple notifications of attempted and consummated fraudulent transactions on his credit cards.

A lookout was broadcast and the suspect was located in the area of Langston Boulevard and North Glebe Road.

The suspect – 34-year-old Neal McDonald of Montgomery Village, Md. – was arrested and charged with three counts of credit-card theft, three counts of attempted credit-card theft, three counts of attempted credit-card fraud, one count of credit card fraud, one count of identity theft and one county of petty larceny. He was held on bond.

LARCENY FROM AUTO:

•• On July 12 at 3:12 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of North Abingdon Street and the 4700 block of 17th Street South for a report of a vehicle tampering.

Responding officers were able to locate the suspect and take him into custody without incident.

Investigation determined that four vehicles were entered, rummaged through and, in one case, items were taken, police said.

The suspect – 46-year-old Miguel Tomlinson of the District of Columbia – was arrested and charged with larceny and possession of Schedule I/II controlled substances.

BURGLARY:

•• On July 3 between 2:28 p.m. and 2:51 p.m., an individual forced entry into a building in the 2700 block of Langston Boulevard, stole a package and entered the parking garage, where he was able to make entry into one vehicle but did not take anything, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male, 17 to 30 years old, 140 to 180 pounds.

•• On July 13 between 1:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., an individual entered a home in the 4600 block of 13th Street North through an unsecured door and stole shoes, credit cards, electronics and cash.

Subsequently, the victim found fraudulent charges placed on his credit card.

•• On July 13 at 11:30 a.m., a man was inside his residence in the 4400 block of Washington Boulevard when he observed a man inside the main living area, rummaging through items.

The victim and a witness confronted the suspect and told him to leave, which he did.

During the course of the investigation, it was revealed that alcohol had been stolen and that items not belonging to the victims had been left behind.

The suspect is described as a white male, 40 to 50 years old, 5’8”, 170 pounds, with a shaved head.

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