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Gun-toting robber demands cash in Clarendon incident

On June 11 between midnight at 12:30 a.m., an individual was exiting an establishment in the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard when he was approached by a man who directed him to go to an ATM and withdraw cash. When...

Burglary suspect benefits from catch-and-release policy?

On June 11 at 9:53 p.m., a resident of the 3800 block of 7th Street heard what appeared to be a knock on the window of a neighboring residence, Arlington police said. The neighbor went to investigate, and observed a...

New recruits augment Arlington police force

Suffering staffing challenges like many public-safety agencies across the region and nation, the Arlington County Police Department recently marked the graduation of 23 new officers from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy. The officers now move on to the process...

Auditor abandons look at overtime in Sheriff’s Office

On second thought . . . well, never mind. The Arlington County government auditor, Chris Horton, has received permission to abandon an in-progress look at overtime costs at the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office. The audit began prior to the pandemic, and...

County Manager: Green Valley shooting incident a ‘very, very high priority’

No arrests yet, but Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz says police are making progress after a June 6 shoot-’em-up in the Green Valley neighborhood that rattled nerves and led to a discussion of the possibility of imposing a curfew. “We...

Police Beat, 6/17/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. CARJACKING: ** Four juveniles are under arrest and facing a variety of charges in connection an armed carjacking that occurred June 6 at 7:55 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Hayes...

Could curfew curb spate of Green Valley gun incidents?

Should the Arlington County government be taking more muscular actions to tackle a seemingly endless series of shooting incidents in the Green Valley neighborhood? That seems to be a possibility local leaders are willing to at least consider, following another...

Juveniles in custody after Pentagon City carjacking incident

Four juveniles are under arrest and facing a variety of charges in connection an armed carjacking that occurred June 6 at 7:55 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Hayes Street in Arlington. According to police, investigation revealed that the...

Wrong-way driver leads police from Fairfax into Arlington

Virginia State Police on June 11 around 10:36 a.m. began receiving calls about a red sedan traveling north in the southbound Express Lanes of Interstate 495 near Exit 51 (Gallows Road). As state police were responding, the vehicle took I-66...

Police Beat, 6/10/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. MALICIOUS WOUNDING: ** On May 30 at 6:55 a.m., police were dispatched to Virginia Hospital Center for a report of a stabbing victim. At around 6 a.m., the individual had been walking in...
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