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Police Beat, 7/15/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. ROBBERY: ** On July 6 at 11:20 p.m., a woman entered a business in the 2400 block of North Harrison Street and attempted to steal merchandise, police said. As the suspect attempted to...

Bar fund provides $180K to those impacted by bad lawyers

The Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board has authorized payments totaling more than $180,000 to Virginia residents, in reimbursement for improper conduct by those in the legal profession. The amounts were approved at the body’s May 7 meeting, then...

Police: Mall shoplifters escape, but lose merchandise on way

On July 7 at 1:04 p.m., two women entered a business in the 1100 block of South Hayes Street and began concealing merchandise in their bags, police said. After the employees left the store without paying, they were confronted by...

Police: Report of road rage turns out to be something else

On July 5 at 2:07 a.m., police were dispatched to the area of Arlington Boulevard at North Fillmore Street for a report of a person with a gun. According to Arlington police, the person calling in the incident reported she...

Police Beat, 7/8/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. ROBBERY: ** On June 25 at 6:11 p.m., an individual was assaulted and robbed by two men in the 3300 block of South Stafford Street. According to police, the victim was sitting in...

Police: Neighbor takes package, then pulls out a knife

On July 1 at 11:32 a.m., a suspect known to the victim arrived at the victim’s home in the 4200 block of 13th Street South and took a package, Arlington police said. When the victim confronted the suspect, he allegedly...

Police: Inviting woman into home leads to robbery

On June 30 at 12:22 p.m., a man had invited a woman to his home in the 1900 block of North Culpepper Street, Arlington police said. When she arrived, a man followed behind her, brandished a knife and threatened the...

Police Beat, 7/1/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. ASSAULT-AND-BATTERY ON POLICE: On June 17 at 12:50 a.m., police were dispatched to the 400 block of 23rd Street South for a report of a disorderly male inside a restaurant. Responding officers made...

Big spike in assaults reported in new police data

Maybe it was pandemic-induced stress, maybe other factors, but those in Arlington appear to have been far more likely to find themselves beaten up or otherwise assaulted in 2020 than a year before, according to new data from the...

Spike in opioid incidents a ‘concerning trend’ to police

The Arlington County Police Department in 2020 dealt with more fatal opioid-overdose deaths than in any year since statistics have been kept, with most incidents attributed to heroin and prescription painkillers mixed with fentanyl. As part of its annual report,...
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