ARLINGTON, Va. – A man who fled to Guatemala following the 1999 murder of Eva Veliz in the Radnor/Ft. Myer Heights neighborhood of Arlington County was sentenced in the Arlington County Circuit Court on Friday, March 17, 2017. Judge Daniel Fiore imposed the maximum judgement permitted by the plea agreement and sentenced Ludvin Estrada, 41, […]
Public Safety News
ARLINGTON, Va. – On Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Arlington County Police Department, Arlington County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and […]
The County Board has voted to hold a public hearing in June on a proposed ordinance that would ban wild or exotic pets within the County boundaries.
The Arlington County Board will hold a public hearing at its Regular Meeting on Saturday, March 18 on a proposed ordinance banning the keeping of wild or exotic pets within the County’s boundaries. If the Board votes to re-advertise, it will hold a second public hearing and take final action on the revised proposed ordinance at its April meeting.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Nottingham / Discovery Elementary Schools 5K will take place on March 25, 2017. Several roads will be closed/impacted from approximately 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM. The Arlington County Police will conduct the following road closures to accommodate this race: Williamsburg Boulevard will be closed at Ohio Street from 7:30 AM – […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department and the Arlington County Fire Department are partnering to conduct a book drive benefiting Arlington Public School students through the Everybody Wins! DC literacy program. Between March 15 and April 30 community members are asked to donate new books for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Donations […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th, and nationwide we continually see a spike in drunk-driving crashes on this date every year. According to data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, between 2011 and 2015, 252 people died in car crashes during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday in the United States. That’s […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – Two men were sentenced on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Arlington County Circuit Court for their role in a fraud scheme targeting Arlington County residents. John Patrick Walsh, 32, of Culpepper, VA was sentenced to seven years in prison, with all but two years suspended, on the charges of false pretenses […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – On Friday, March 10, 2017 the Arlington County Police Department is conducting a pilot program in Clarendon providing a designated ride share pickup location. Motorists should be on the lookout for temporary no parking signs in the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard beginning at approximately 11:00 p.m. Illegally parked vehicles may be […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Four Courts Four Miler race will take place on Saturday, March 11th, 2017. The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures to accommodate this event: The following lane closures will be in effect between 6:30 AM and 11:00 AM: Wilson Boulevard from Courthouse Road to N. Rhodes Street. […]