ARLINGTON, Va. – Three videos by the Arlington County Police Department, in conjunction with TRi4 Productions, LLC, have been selected as winners in the 39th annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and it is judged by leaders from video platforms, television and streaming networks, agencies, and […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. – On Thursday, August 23, 2018, the Arlington County Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Arlington County. These enforcement efforts are in support of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Checkpoint Strikeforce campaigns. These campaigns aim to reduce drunk […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – Each year, Americans mark the end of summer with the Labor Day holiday weekend, a time to celebrate the hard work and contributions workers have made to strengthen our country. Friends and families eagerly await pool parties, backyard barbecues, and other occasions to enjoy the last days of summer sunshine. Sadly, the Labor […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department has charged 34-year-old Santiago Rodriquez Campos of Fairfax County with sexual battery and indecent exposure for his role in an incident stemming from 2017. Campos is linked to a series of indecent exposures and additional charges in Arlington County are pending. At approximately 12:15 a.m. on August […]
Inmates receiving recognition will be invited to read their winning entries aloud during the ceremony.
ARLINGTON, Va. – On July 31, 2018, Jason Allen Johnson, 39, plead guilty to 2nd Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Violent Felon in Possession of a Firearm for the February 19, 2017 homicide of Michael Gray in the Williamsburg neighborhood. He received a combined sentence of 23 […]
UPDATE (8/3/2018):This release has been updated to include the event at Park Glen and reflect a correction to the time of the Arlington Forest event. ARLINGTON, Va. – On Tuesday, August 7th 2018, neighborhoods throughout Arlington County will join forces with communities across the country for the 35th celebration of National Night Out (NNO). NNO […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Signature Theatre will host its annual open house in the Village at Shirlington on Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 12:00 PM until 8:30 PM. The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closure from approximately 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM to accommodate the event: Campbell Avenue, from S. Arlington […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – On July 26, 2018, an Arlington County Circuit Court jury found Heber Amaya-Gallo, 29, of Arlington, Va. guilty of 2nd Degree Murder for the 2017 homicide of Michael Wiggins. Following the guilty finding, the members of the jury recommended a 36-year sentence. Formal sentencing by Judge Louise M. DiMatteo is scheduled for a later date. Just after […]
The Arlington County Fire Department hosted its annual four-day Camp Heat this past weekend, providing girls ages 15-18 with a hands-on experience that included Fire/EMS simulations, physical training, CPR, fire behavior training and more.