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Police: Man seen with handgun near child-care facility

On April 8 at 2:32 p.m., police were dispatched to the 600 block of North Vermont Street for a report of an individual displaying a holstered handgun while walking on a property containing an occupied child-care facility. According to police,...

Police: Onlookers complain as woman dances topless on car

On April 6 at 11:22 p.m., individuals were on the balconies of their residences when they observed a woman dancing on the hood of a vehicle in the 300 block of 23rd Street South. According to police, the woman lifted...

Arlington Police Beat, 4/8/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. MALICIOUS WOUNDING: On March 31 at 10:36 a.m., police were dispatched to the 900 block of South Buchanan Street where an individual had entered the home of a resident without permission, police...

Arlington police to host drug-takeback event

The Arlington County Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on April 24 will provide the public the opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The event, to run from 10 a.m. to 2...

NAACP head wants community engaged in police-chief search

The head of the Arlington branch of the NAACP wants the county government to include more public involvement as it prepares to select a new police chief. “We cannot take our eyes off the ball. Elected and county officials should...

Effort aims to make youth safer drivers

Statistics show that more teen drivers in Virginia will be involved in traffic crashes between May and August than in any other time of the year, Virginia State Police said. To help save lives and prevent crashes during the high-risk...

Maintenance crew stumbles upon man in home

On March 30 at 4:30 p.m., a maintenance crew entered a vacant residence in the 1000 block of South Wayne Street in Arlington and encountered a man inside. The crew exited the home with the resident still inside, and...

Police: Suspects captured after convenience-store robbery

On March 29 at 2:59 p.m., an individual entered a convenience store in the 400 block of 23rd Street South and went behind the counter, at which point he was confronted by an employee, Arlington police said. According to police,...

Police: Stun-gun use leads to unlawful-wounding charge

On March 31 at 10:36 a.m., Arlington police were dispatched to the 900 block of South Buchanan Street where an individual had entered the home of a resident without permission, police said. Before police arrival, a verbal altercation ensued, during...

Police Beat, 4/1/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. THREATS OF DEATH: On March 22 at 7:47 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Fillmore Street for a report of an individual making threats, Arlington police said. According to...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

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