Crime Report: Black Hat Bandits & Elevator Graffiti

The big news in Falls Church crime last week was the robbery of Wells Fargo on W. Broad Street by the “Black Hat Bandits.” It was the thieves’ eighth bank robbery in the area so far this year.

Other incidents in the latest F.C. Crime Report include someone tagging an elevator on N. Washington St. with graffiti, slashed tires on Robinson Pl., an Arlington man busted for cocaine possession and some trespassing, smoking and public drunkenness violations.

City of Falls Church Crime Report: March 2 – 8, 2015

Robbery, 1000 W. Broad St. (Wells Fargo Bank) On Mar. 2, two subjects were armed and described as males in their early forties between 5’7” and 5’9” in height. Both subjects were dressed in all black with black ski masks covering their faces. There were no injuries sustained during the bank robbery.

Graffiti, 500 block N. Washington St. On Mar. 4, graffiti were found on an elevator.

Vandalism to Vehicle, 1300 block Robinson Pl. On Mar. 4, police received a report of slashed tires which occurred on Feb. 21.

Narcotics Violation, 6757 Wilson Blvd. On Mar. 4, a male, 31, of Arlington, was arrested for Possession of Cocaine.

Trespass and Smoking Violation, 6757 Wilson Blvd. (Eden Center) On Mar. 5, a male, 41, of Falls Church, was cited for Smoking In a Non-Designated Area and was arrested for Trespassing.

Public Drunkenness, 100 block Park Ave. On Mar. 8, a male, 29, of Arlington, and a female, of New York, NY, were arrested for Public Drunkenness.