Alexandria Crime Reports: Homicide, Vehicle Thefts and Other Incidents

Based on the Alexandria Police Department crime report search database, these incidents occurred in the past week.

For the week of Sunday, Feb. 10 to Saturday, Feb. 16, the Alexandria Police Department recorded 163 police reports across the city—about 30 fewer reports than the week before.

The reports included one homicide. Elmer “Joe” Roehrs, 94, of the 2700 block of Holly Street in Del Ray, was killed in an apparent robbery. (Read more about that incident here.)

The reports included:

  • 23 assaults
  • 5 reports of burglary/breaking and entering
  • 1 report of counterfeiting/forgery
  • 1 report of loitering
  • 18 reports of destruction/vandalism of property
  • 3 reports of disorderly conduct
  • 5 report of driving under the influence
  • 5 drugs/narcotics violations reports
  • 10 reports of drunkenness
  • 5 reports of fraud
  • 1 homicide
  • 40 reports of larceny
  • 9 liquor law violations
  • 6 motor vehicle thefts
  • 2 reports of trespassing of real property

Additional reports were classified as "other."

The vehicle thefts were from the following blocks:

  • 100 block of S. Pickett St.
  • 500 block of S. Van Dorn St.
  • 2700 block of N. Van Dorn St.
  • 5300 block of Duke St.
  • 5800 block of Duke St.
  • 200 block of W. Mount Ida Ave.

For individual reports, locations and more information, see the Alexandria Police Department crime reporting database here.

According to the Alexandria Police Department crime reports database: “Some cases have multiple offenses that are displayed under the same case number. This is because the Alexandria Police Department reports crime data using the FBI's National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS). Under this system, multiple offenses are reported per incident if necessary. For example, if a person is assaulted and robbed, both the robbery and assault are captured as separate offenses within the same incident (and will carry the same case number).”

Where an arrest is mentioned in a report, it does not indicate a conviction.

For more police and fire news, see the West End Alexandria Patch police and fire section here



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