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‘Fill the Cruiser’ event to benefit AFAC

The Arlington County Police Department’s Community-Engagement Division is hosting its third annual Fill the Cruiser Drive in support of the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). Officers will be collecting donated items on Friday, May 20 from 4 to 6 p.m....

Police: Verbal dispute escalates when baseball bat comes out

On May 7 at 8:56 a.m., a verbal dispute in the 4500 block of 28th Road South escalated to a physical altercation, during which time the suspect allegedly struck the victim with a baseball bat, Arlington police said. The victim...

Police: Malfunctioning drawer nixed attempted bank robbery

A malfunctioning drawer foiled a would-be bank robber, Arlington police said. On May 9 at 2:10 p.m., an individual entered a bank in the 4000 block of Wilson Boulevard, approached a teller and demanded money, Arlington police said. According to police,...

Police: Bank robber threatens teller, obtains cash

An individual entered a bank in the 900 block of North Stuart Street on May 9 at 2:21 p.m. The suspect approached a teller, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash, police said. The suspect fled after receiving an...

Police Beat, 5/12/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. SHOTS FIRED: ** On May 5 at 1:09 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of 28th Street South for multiple reports of gunshots. Police canvassed the area and recovered evidence confirming that a...

Verbal dispute escalates into slashing

On April 29 at 2:41 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of South Florida Street for a report of an assault in progress. Responding officers located a victim suffering from a laceration and rendered aid prior to the arrival...

Police seeking public’s help in bank-robbery investigation

On May 2 at 1:58 p.m., an individual entered a bank in the 900 block of North Taylor Street, passed a note to the teller implying he had a weapon and demanded cash. The suspect then fled the scene with...

No injuries reported after gunshot incident

On May 5 at 1:09 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of 28th Street South for multiple reports of gunshots. Police canvassed the area and recovered evidence confirming that a shot had been fired. Preliminary investigation revealed that...

VFW celebrates best in Arlington public safety

John Lyon Post 3150 of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) recently presented awards to Arlington public servants. The awards are "given to law-enforcement officers who demonstrate consistent excellence in performance of their duties, dedication to their official responsibilities and continuing...

Police Beat, 5/5/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. SHOTS FIRED: ** On April 27 at 9:17 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center received reports of shots heard in the area of Columbia Pike at South Greenbrier Street. Responding officers canvassed the area but found...
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