Alexandria Police Department and Regional Law Enforcement Partners Investigate Series of Smash & Grab Commercial Burglaries Across the Region

Page updated on May 14, 2021 at 2:29 PM

Alexandria Police Department and Regional Law Enforcement Partners Investigate Series of Smash & Grab Commercial Burglaries Across the Region

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2021

The Alexandria Police Department is working with our law enforcement partners in actively investigating a series of smash & grab commercial burglaries around the region, including several in the City of Alexandria.  To date, there have been approximately 130 smash & grab burglaries in the region and one arrest.

Detectives investigated five smash & grab burglaries and two attempted smash & grab burglaries on S. Pickett Street in the early morning hours of April 23, 2021.  Detectives identified a suspect who was later arrested in Arlington County in connection with a separate commercial burglary there.  The juvenile suspect is facing multiple charges connected to the smash & grab burglaries in the region.

If you have any information or video surveillance that could help these smash & grab investigations, please contact Det. Walter Boyd at 703.746.6245 or by email at walter.boyd@alexandriava.gov or Det. Edmund Dougherty at 703.746.6697 or by email at Edmund.dougherty@alexandriava.gov.

For media inquiries only, contact Amanda Paga, Senior Public Information Officer, at amanda.paga@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.6600. 


                                                                                         # # #

Top