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Police report more flag-burning incidents

Arlington County police have reported two additional flag-burning incidents at homes in the county. • On Oct. 27 at 11:30 p.m., Arlington police and fire personnel were dispatched to the 5000 block of Yorktown Boulevard after an American flag that...

Police Beat, 10/28/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT: ** On Oct. 19 at 11:45 p.m., officers were in the area of 5th Street South at South Courthouse Road investigating an unrelated incident when an individual approached and attempted...

No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South in a vehicle, exited and fired shots at two individuals sitting outside a residential building before re-entering his vehicle and...

Arson charges could result from flag-burning incident

On Oct. 15 at 3:09 a.m., an individual approached a home in the 3200 block of 6th Street South, approached an American flag on the porch and set it on fire, Arlington police said. A witness observed the flag on...

Stafford man arrested for attack on Arlington officer

On Oct. 19 at 11:45 p.m., officers were in the area of 5th Street South at South Courthouse Road investigating an unrelated incident when an individual approached and attempted to intervene, Arlington police said. As the officers were walking back...

Crime Solvers lauds partnership with public-safety agencies

From the impact of COVID to level-of-staffing issues, it’s been a tough two years for Arlington County’s public-safety agencies, as it has for many of their counterparts across the land. But at an Oct. 14 luncheon hosted by Arlington County...

Police: Forced entry into apartment leads to raft of charges

On Oct. 10 at 5:43 p.m., three individuals allegedly forced entry into a home in the 800 block of South Frederick Street, assaulted the female victim and stole cell phones before fleeing, Arlington police said. Based on information provided by...

Report: Suspect beaten up by victim at Metro station, then arrested

On Oct. 12 at 11:35 p.m., Arlington officers were dispatched to the Pentagon City Metro station to assist Metro Transit Police in controlling an active fight. Investigation revealed that the victim had parked his car in a garage in the...

Police Beat, 10/14/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. MALICIOUS WOUNDING: On Oct. 4 at 11:50 p.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Wilson Boulevard for a report of a suspected hit-and-run incident. According to police, investigation revealed that two individuals became engaged...

Editorial: Last one to leave, turn out the lights

We reported last week on the crisis – oops, County Manager Mark Schwartz says it is not a crisis (yet) – in Arlington police staffing. As a Sun Gazette editorial noted more than a year ago – when the crap-on-police...
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Editor’s Notebook: Get those boxes packed!

Yesterday marked the first day that sports czar Dave and I took some boxes from our current office across...
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