An officer doing a check in a parking lot ran a license plate that came back as stolen. When officers searched the driver, they found illegal narcotics. Reggie Recasas, age 31, was charged with possession with the intent to distribute schedule I/II drugs, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, and possession of a stolen auto.
Police arrested an Arlington man, Aaron Mulapi, age 18, for robbery at about 5:25 p.m. on Feb. 18. The incident occurred in the 6100 block of Arlington Boulevard in Seven Corners.
Both Mulapi and the 16-year-old ran but were later caught by the police. Mulapi was charged with robbery, and the 16-year-old was released to a parent pending charges.
On Feb. 19, police responded to a call about a malicious wounding that occurred in an apartment complex in the 6000 block of Knollwood Drive in Bailey’s Crossroads between 10 and 10:15 p.m. An 18-year-old had been stabbed several times but the victim provided little information. The investigation is ongoing.
There was another malicious wounding on Feb. 18 at about 10:47 on Leesburg Pike and Row Street. A man who had been involved in a fight was stabbed. He was treated at a local hospital.