ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department and Sheriff’s Office are warning the public about a missed jury duty telephone scam targeting County residents. The latest incident was reported yesterday, January 4, 2017, where a resident received a phone call from an individual claiming to be a Lieutenant with the Sheriff’s Office. The victim […]
Public Safety News
ARLINGTON, Va. – At approximately 10:00 p.m. on December 19, the Arlington County Police Department responded to the report of an attempted abduction in the 600 block of 15th Street S. The investigation revealed that at approximately 4:00 p.m. on December 19, a 10-year-old female juvenile was approached by an unknown male suspect after being […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department is warning the public about scams involving fake gold. In two instances occurring in Arlington County, motorists have been flagged down by subjects to assist with what appears to be a disabled vehicle. The subjects then explain to the victims that they are down on their luck […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – Due to the increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law enforcement agencies across America will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers from December 18, 2016 to January 3, 2017. During the 2015 Christmas holiday period (6 p.m. December 24th – 5:59 a.m. December 28th), the nation lost […]
Purchase of two properties that abut the Fire Station No. 8 site on Lee Highway will make it possible to put the temporary fire station there.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department has arrested and charged two suspects for their role in an armed robbery. Jorgito Cruz, 37, of Alexandria VA and Alexander Serpa Ruiz, 21, of Puerto Rico were arrested and charged with attempted armed robbery, abduction, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and use or display of a […]
ARLINGTON, VA – The Arlington County Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit is investigating a suspect charged in a fraud case and are seeking additional victims. Willbrod Frank Lukamilwa aka Frank Wilbert Ramaphosa, 42, of an unknown address, has been arrested and charged with unlawful entry, credit card larceny, and credit card fraud. At approximately 4:30 […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Great Chocolate Race will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The following roadways will be closed for this event: Wilson Blvd. between N. Lynn St. and Route 110 will be closed from 5:00am until 12:00pm. Kent St. between Wilson Blvd. and N. 19th St. will be closed from 2:00am until 12:00pm. […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – On November 25 at approximately 11:07 p.m., Arlington County Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 4300 block of 4th Street N. Arriving officers located one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. He was transported to George Washington University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The initial […]
Arlington County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critically missing adult.