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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard but left when the employee requested identification, Arlington police said. The suspect then re-entered the business, ran behind...

Police: Store employee punched as robbers make escape

On Jan. 15 at 6:41 p.m., three men entered a business in the 700 block of North Glebe Road and began to look at merchandise, Arlington police said. A short time later, an employee observed one of the individuals conceal...

Police Beat, 1/20/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington: ABDUCTION: ** On Jan. 11 at 9:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of Columbia Pike, where two individuals were involved in a verbal dispute. According to police, one of the combatants allegedly...

Jurors could get more under proposed state legislation

Jurors in Virginia trials would get a slight bump up in pay under a measure introduced in the 2022 General Assembly session. Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk) has proposed increasing the jury-duty allowance from its current $30 per day to...

Police: Employees, alleged thief spar over return of merchandise

On Jan. 10 at 12:42 p.m., two employees of a business in the 1000 block of South Hayes Street observed an individual select and conceal merchandise, then leave without paying, police said. The employees confronted the suspect, retrieved the items...

Police: Verbal dispute escalates, leads to abduction charge

On Jan. 11 at 9:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of Columbia Pike, where two individuals were involved in a verbal dispute. According to police, one of the combatants allegedly brandished a firearm, threatened the other and...

Police Beat, 1/13/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. ROBBERY: ** On Dec. 30 at 6:40 p.m., an individual was delivering food items to a residence in the 5800 block of Washington Boulevard when the suspect opened the door, produced a box-cutter and...

Legislation would permit judges to serve until 75

Legislation introduced for the 2022 General Assembly session would allow Virginia judges to serve until they are 75, an increase of two years from the current law. The measure was introduced by state Sen. William Stanley (R-Glade Hill). If enacted,...

Former prosecutor gets key job with new Va. attorney general

Incoming Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares on Jan. 10 announced that former Arlington Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos would be joining his staff in a newly created senior position. Stamos, a Democrat, will lead a new division – the Investigations, Cold...

Applications open for Community Police Academy

The Arlington County Police Department is now accepting applications for its 26th Community Police Academy, to run weekly for two months beginning in March. The initiative “is an integral part of our efforts to foster mutual understanding between our department...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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