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Another Arlington Peeper Arrested Another Arlington Peeper Arrested
Curtis Moore Arrested For Peeping In Arlington Yet another Peeping Tom has been arrested in Arlington. This one was drunk, too, police said. Curtis Moore, 44, was identified as the man looking into the home of a woman on the 1500 block of Key Boulevard Road around 3:45 a.m. on Friday, May 17, county police said. A lookout was broadcast, and responding officers found Moore, who matched the victim's description of him, police said. Moore was charged with peeping and being drunk in public. Herbert Otey, a serial peeper, and Christopher Sails were arrested in the last few weeks in Arlington, and charged with peeping.
Tractor Trailer Crashes On I-395 In Arlington Tractor Trailer Crashes On I-395 In Arlington
I-395 Crash Arlington Delays were building on I-395 due to a tractor trailer crash Thursday, May 16 in Arlington. The VDOT site shows the crash happened at mile marker 9.2 in the northbound lanes. "Motorists can expect delays due to a tractor trailer crash," the site said as of press time.
Young Black Bear Roams Arlington Young Black Bear Roams Arlington
Arlington Black Bear Arlington residents have been reporting multiple sightings of a young black bear roaming neighborhoods Monday morning, May 13. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington said it was made aware of "several" reported sightings of the juvenile black bear. ARLNow reports multiple sightings from users of the Nextdoor app, including a spotting on the 2500 block of North Florida Street, and another Monday morning on North Harrison and 26th Street. Others spotted the bear around 9 a.m. on 25th Road and John Marshall Drive, and N. Ottawa Street near Langston Boulevard, the outlet reports. AWLA ur…
Exposure Investigation Leads To Bust Of Bicycle Burglar In Arlington: Police Exposure Investigation Leads To Bust Of Bicycle Burglar In Arlington: Police
Marvin Davis Busted With Stolen Bicycle After Exposure Probe Marvin Davis almost got away with it.  Davis, 59, was briefly detained on Thursday morning in Arlington following an indecent exposure incident, though he was later released, until more information came to light determining that he was, in fact, a wanted man. Shortly before 7:45 a.m. on May 9, officers from the Arlington Police Department were called to the 1800 block of North Hartford Street to investigate the reported exposure, where they met Davis, who matched the description of the suspect. Davis was briefly detained before being released; however, it was later determined that he …
Electric Scooter Thief Busted In Arlington, Police Say Electric Scooter Thief Busted In Arlington, Police Say
Electric Scooter Thief Busted In Arlington, Police Say A 50-year-old man from Washington DC was arrested for stealing two electric scooters in Arlington, police said. Police were called to the 1700 block of N. Pierce Street around 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, May 7 on reports of a man, later identified as Ahmad Bilal, breaking into a bike storage room, county police said. There, Bilal stole two electric scooters and chargers and fled the scene, police said. A lookout was broadcast and an officer located an individual matching the description of the suspect in the area.  Bilal ran from the officer and, with the assistance of additiona…
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO) Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO)
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (Video) Four people were arrested following a motor vehicle stop in rush hour traffic on I-395 in Arlington following a dispute, police said. Trouble unfolded just before 5:40 p.m. on May 2, when police were called to 24th Street S. at S. Kenmore Street on reports of a person with a gun, county police said. There, police learned a female victim and male suspect, later identified as Alphonso Page III, 34, of Alexandria, police said. Page and the female, who knew each other, were outside a residential building when they began arguing. Page lifted his shirt exposing what appeared t…
Another Homeless Peeper Busted In Arlington, Police Say Another Homeless Peeper Busted In Arlington, Police Say
Another Homeless Peeper Busted In Arlington, Police Say Yet another peeper has been arrested in Arlington. Residents of a 17th Street home were inside when they spotted Christopher Sails, 40, outside on May 6 around 2 a.m., police said, The residents said Sails was peeping inside of their home on March 27.  Responding officers found a man matching the description given by the residents, and identified Sails as the suspect. He was charged with peeing and held without bond. Last week, police announced the arrest of Herbert Otey for the same. For Otey, also of no fixed address, that was his third offense in a decade, Daily Voice reported…
Fire Breaks Out At Arlington High-Rise (DEVELOPING) Fire Breaks Out At Arlington High-Rise (DEVELOPING)
Arlington Fire Key Boulevard Firefighters were at the scene of a major fire at an Arlington apartment building Monday morning, May 6. Significant smoke conditions were reported in the parking garage and throughout various locations of the building in the 1500 block of Key Boulevard. A second alarm was called as of 10:40 a.m.
Crystal City Underground Mall To Close, Reports Say Crystal City Underground Mall To Close, Reports Say
Crystal City Underground Mall To Close, Reports Say After nearly half a century, the Crystal City Underground mall will be closing. The Arlington mall's property owner, JBG Smith, told the Washington Business Journal this week that all remaining stores in the shopping center are required to close by October. “After careful consideration, we have made the difficult, yet necessary, decision to close the retail operation of the Crystal City Underground," according to a statement by JBG Smith published by multiple media outlets.  "As the retail landscape has shifted and as National Landing has continued to evolve, it has bec…
Vehicle Flips On I-66 In Arlington, Injuries Reported Vehicle Flips On I-66 In Arlington, Injuries Reported
I-66 Crash Arlington An overturned vehicle delayed traffic along I-66 in Arlington on Friday, May 3. The VDOT site shows the flipped vehicle in the eastbound lanes at milepost 72.3. The east right lane and right shoulder were closed. MATOC says injuries were reported. UPDATE: Crash with Injury. I-66 EB before US-29 (Exit 73). Arlington County, VA. 1 left lane open, 1 right lane remains blocked. Delays start before Fairfax Dr (Exit 71), approximately 1.5 miles. — MATOC Alerts (@MATOC) May 3, 2024
Drug Dealer Caught Breaking Into Arlington Hotel Room: Police Drug Dealer Caught Breaking Into Arlington Hotel Room: Police
Deonte Lewis Arrest A 33-year-old man who broke into an Arlington hotel room was arrested after police found him with drugs, authorities said. Deonte Lewis, of no fixed address, and another person broke into a hotel room on the 2400 block of S. Glebe Road just before 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, the sheriff's office said. The two fled after an employee spotted them, prompting a wide-scale search. Lewis was spotted walking in the area and promptly arrested, then gave false identifying information to police, the sheriff's office said. "During the course of the investigation, suspected narcotics and credit …
Woman Breaking Into Home Assaults Man In Arlington: Cops Woman Breaking Into Home Assaults Man In Arlington: Cops
Woman Breaking Into Home Assaults Man In Arlington: Cops A 24-year-old woman was arrested for attempted aggravated malicious wounding in an Arlington dispute, police said. Janae Lancaster was trying to break into a home of a man she knew on the 900 block of S. Dinwiddie Street just before 6 p.m. on April 30, authorities in Arlington said. The victim confronted Lancester, during which a struggle ensued. Lancaster struck the victim with a rock, pulled out a knife and tried to him him with it, police said.  The victim briefly left to seek help and Lancester broke into the home, took electronics and food before leaving, according to offici…
Pair Of I-66 Crashes Cause Miles Of Backups (PHOTOS) Pair Of I-66 Crashes Cause Miles Of Backups (PHOTOS)
Pair Of I-66 Crashes Cause Miles Of Backups (Photos) A pair of crashes caused miles of backups along I-66 Wednesday, May 1. The VDOT site shows one multi-vehicle crash happened near milepost 60.6 near the Mosby Woods section of Fairfax County. Emergency response vehicles were at the scene as of press time. At the scene in Fairfax County. VDOT Another was reported in Arlington at mile marker 74.4. Approximately one mile of delays were reported as of press time. At the scene in Arlington. VDOT
Serial Peeper At It Again: Homeless Man Caught Creeping On Arlington Woman, Cops Say Serial Peeper At It Again: Homeless Man Caught Creeping On Arlington Woman, Cops Say
Serial Peeper At It Again: Homeless Man Caught Creeping On Arlington Woman, Cops Say For the third time in a decade, Herbert Otey was arrested for peeping in Arlington, authorities said. A woman on the 2000 block of Columbia Pike called police saying a man had been looking into a window of her home before leaving on foot just before 9:30 p.m. on April 29, police in Arlington said. A lookout was broadcast and officers canvassed the area for the suspect. It wasn't long before they found a man matching the description: Otey, 60. During the course of the investigation, it was determined Otey, of no fixed address, had been observed peeping earlier in the day, police said. He wa…
Pals Assault Victim In Jewelry Heist Gone Wrong In Arlington: Cops Pals Assault Victim In Jewelry Heist Gone Wrong In Arlington: Cops
Pals Assault Victim In Jewelry Heist Gone Wrong In Arlington: Cops Two friends who share the same last name were arrested in Arlington for assaulting a man in an apparent robbery gone wrong, police said. Jose Osorio, 28, and Jason Osorio, 32, both of Arlington, assaulted the victim and tried to steal his jewelry outside of a home on the 5600 block of 8th Street around 4:15 a.m. April 28, county officials said. The Osarios fled on foot and the victim was left with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said. On the morning of April 29, officers obtained warrants for the Osarios, who were charged with malicious wounding by mod and attempted robbe…
Las Vegas Death Of Gay Pop Star From Arlington After Weekend Escape Shatters Hearts Las Vegas Death Of Gay Pop Star From Arlington After Weekend Escape Shatters Hearts
Joey Salinas Obituary Shock and sadness spread along both the East and West coasts following the untimely death of an Arlington, VA native. After a weekend out with friends in Las Vegas, Joey Salinas, 40, reached out to his best friend saying he had been stranded on the side of a highway after his electric car died, according to a GoFundMe launched by family members. "Las Vegas has been a city of fun and memories for Joey. A place where he would gather with friends and even family throughout the years. Who knew that a city he loved to venture off to escape the realities of life would end in the ultimate heartbre…
Fugitive Sought By US Marshals, Buddy Ram Arlington Police Car In Attempt To Flee: Cops Fugitive Sought By US Marshals, Buddy Ram Arlington Police Car In Attempt To Flee: Cops
Fugitive Sought By US Marshals, Buddy Ram Arlington Police Car In Attempt To Flee: Cops A man wanted by the US Marshals Service and a friend were found in a stolen car with drugs and weapons in Arlington, police said. Officers spotted the unoccupied car with an altered VIN and stolen tags in a parking garage on S. Hayes Street around 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, police said. Jeffery Queen, 23, of Washington, DC, and Jalen Germany, 23, of no fixed address, returned to the car while police were watching it, they said. Police initiated a motor vehicle stop. Queen and Germany were initially non-compliant and tried to flee the scene in the vehicle by striking a police car, au…
Abduction Charge For Maryland Driver In Massive Virginia 'Street Takeover,' Cops Say Abduction Charge For Maryland Driver In Massive Virginia 'Street Takeover,' Cops Say
Abduction Charge For Maryland Driver In Massive Virginia 'Street Takeover,' Cops Say Police have announced the arrest of a Baltimore County driver in connection with a massive illegal car meetup where drivers antagonized officers in Fairfax County. Brandon Extecoc Santos, 20, of Parkville, was arrested on Friday, April 19, in connection with the "street takeover" Easter Sunday, Fairfax County police announced. Santos was charged with abduction, assault on a law enforcement officer, wearing a mask in public, and obstruction of justice. He was held in Baltimore County, Maryland pending extradition back to Fairfax County. Police did not detail his involvement in…
Motorcyclist, 23, Killed In I-395 Arlington Crash Was Former Football Player Motorcyclist, 23, Killed In I-395 Arlington Crash Was Former Football Player
Josh Craig Dies I-395 Motorcycle Crash Arlington Services have been set for 23-year-old Joshua Craig Jr., the motorcyclist killed in a crash on I-395 last week. Craig, of Dumfries, was heading north on I-395 at a high rate of speed when he lost control and struck a 2012 Acura TL around 4:50 p.m. near milepost 7 in Arlington, Virginia State Police said. At the scene. VDOT Craig's Honda CBR600RR went off the road to the right and struck a guard rail. Craig, who was wearing a helmet, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Records show Craig played football for C.D. Hylton High School, having graduated in 2020. The fami…
Motorcyclist Killed In I-395 Crash In Arlington Motorcyclist Killed In I-395 Crash In Arlington
I-395 Motorcycle Crash Arlington A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on I-395 in Arlington on Thursday, April 18, State Police said. The motorcycle was traveling north when it ran off the road near Exit 8 and struck the guardrail around 4:50 p.m., Virginia State Police said. The rider was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.  UPDATE: Police ID 23-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed In I-395 Crash The crash remains under investigation.
Drunk Fredericksburg Woman Shatters Glass Door, Assaults Arresting Officer In Arlington: Cops Drunk Fredericksburg Woman Shatters Glass Door, Assaults Arresting Officer In Arlington: Cops
Angela Hiner Arlington Arrest A 40-year-old Fredericksburg woman has been arrested for assaulting police officers attempting to detain her in Arlington, authorities said. Angela Hiner went into a business on the 4200 block of Fairfax Drive and began eating food items when an employee confronted her around 10:45 p.m. Monday, April 15, police in Arlington said. Amid an argument, Hiner threw merchandise at the employee, striking them, before briefly leaving the store — but not before returning, police said. Hiner went behind the counter and made threatening statements towards the employee, then left and struck&nb…
Death Of Former Maryland Point Guard, Arlington Dad Kevin McLinton Stuns Community Death Of Former Maryland Point Guard, Arlington Dad Kevin McLinton Stuns Community
Death Of Former Maryland Point Guard, Arlington Dad Kevin McLinton Stuns Community Shock and sadness spread following the death of Kevin McLinton, a former standout basketball player for the University of Maryland and loving Arlington dad. McLinton, 52, had asked for prayers on Facebook on Thursday, April 11, 2024 from a hospital bed. That very day, the team announced his passing. Looking for some prayers!!! Could definitely use them. Posted by Kevin McLinton on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 The Maryland Men's Basketball family mourns the passing of former guard Kevin McLinton, who played 91 games as a Terp and was a co-captain his senior seasonWe send our thought…
Bomb Threat Disrupts Drag Queen Storybook Hour At Arlington Bar, Owner Fights Back With Love Bomb Threat Disrupts Drag Queen Storybook Hour At Arlington Bar, Owner Fights Back With Love
Bomb Threat Disrupts Drag Queen Storybook Hour At Arlington Bar, Owner Fights Back With Love Freddie Lutz calls his Arlington bar the only one that's straight-friendly LGBTQ+ in Northern Virginia. Adorned with gay flags and pink trim, Freddie's Beach Bar & Grill attracts members of the LGBTQ+ community, families with children, and people of all races, religions, and colors.  "We do karaoke, brunch, and we have drag shows," Lutz, 73, told Daily Voice. "It's kind of like the gay 'Cheers.'" On Saturday, April 7, two things happened for the first time at Freddie's:  The first, Drag Show Storybook Hour, an event where drag queens read books to children. The sec…
Arlington Driver, 23, Gets Manslaughter For Deadly Bailey's Crossroads Crash Arlington Driver, 23, Gets Manslaughter For Deadly Bailey's Crossroads Crash
Arlington Driver, 23, Gets Manslaughter For Deadly Bailey's Crossroads Crash A 23-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in a deadly crash that happened last year in Fairfax County, police announced. Isai Jimenez Paz, of Arlington, was driving a Toyota GR86 at a high speed westbound on Leesburg Pike in Bailey's Crossroads around 7 p.m. on Feb. 16, Fairfax County police said. Another vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, tried turn left onto a service road near South Jefferson Street from the eastbound lane of Leesburg Pike it was struck by Paz, police said. Each vehicle had two occupants: All four were taken to nearby hospitals for medical attention, and on Feb. 21, …
Arlington Teen Charged With Abduction For Stopping Officer From Leaving Massive Car Meet: Cops Arlington Teen Charged With Abduction For Stopping Officer From Leaving Massive Car Meet: Cops
Arlington Teen Charged With Abduction For Stopping Officer From Leaving Massive Car Meet: Cops Police have announced additional arrests at a massive illegal car meetup where drivers antagonized officers in Fairfax County last weekend. Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, an officer saw several vehicles pull into a commercial parking lot in the 6600 block of Electronic Drive in Springfield where a large group of individuals were driving recklessly and in circles, police said. Another group of people surrounded the officer’s cruiser, and at least one attempted to remove the license plate from the vehicle as the others acted disorderly, police said.  The group prevented the off…
Arlington Man Wins $200K Playing VA Lottery Arlington Man Wins $200K Playing VA Lottery
Arlington Man Wins $200K Playing VA Lottery An Arlington man is taking home $200,000 from playing the Virginia Lottery. When Wassihun Woldeamanuel won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Pick 4 game, he did it 40 times in the same drawing.  He bought 40 plays in the February 20 day drawing, each with the same four-digit combination: 4-4-4-4. The prize for matching all four winning numbers in the Pick 4 game is $5,000. Since he had 40 plays with the winning combination, he won a total of $200,000. “I knew four is coming,” he told Lottery officials as he redeemed his winning tickets. He bought 30 of those tickets at Giant F…
Neck-Tatted Falls Church Man Assaults Officer After Arlington Fight: Cops Neck-Tatted Falls Church Man Assaults Officer After Arlington Fight: Cops
Neck-Tatted Falls Church Man Assaults Officer After Arlington Fight: Cops A 27-year-old man attacked a police officer arresting him following a fight in Arlington Saturday, March 30, authorities said. Anforne Golden of Falls Church had gotten into a physical fight with another individual around 5:05 p.m. on N. Stuart Street at Wilson Boulevard, bringing police to the scene, Arlington police said. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital. During the course of the investigation, Golden was identified as someone involved in the fight and arrested at Ballston Metro. While in custody, Golden became aggressive, assaulted a p…
Firearm, Magazine Seized From Unlicensed MD Duo In Arlington Traffic Stop: Cops Firearm, Magazine Seized From Unlicensed MD Duo In Arlington Traffic Stop: Cops
Firearm, Magazine Seized From Unlicensed MD Duo In Arlington Traffic Stop: Cops A loaded gun, magazine, and "distribution amount" of marijuana was seized from a Maryland couple during a routine traffic stop in Arlington, authorities aid. Officers stopped a vehicle at 15th Street S. at Richmond Highway Wednesday evening, March 27, for a moving violation and improper registration, police said. Neither the driver, Jonavan Nickens, 25, of Hyattsville, nor his passenger, Carlita Marbley, 25, of District Heights, had a valid driver's license, authorities said. During a search of the car, a loaded firearm with extended magazine and a distribution amount of marijuana wer…
$1.6M Construction Project Begins On Shirlington Bridge $1.6M Construction Project Begins On Shirlington Bridge
$1.6M Construction Project Begins On Shirlington Bridge A $1.6 million construction project repairing the Shirlington Bridge in Arlington will begin next week. Beginning Monday, April 1, the pedestrian bridge, sidewalk, and right eastbound lane on South Arlington Mill Road will close between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The bridge itself is being manufactured offsite and will be installed in late summer or early fall of 2024. "This project will build a new 15-foot-wide bicycle and pedestrian, prefabricated steel bridge across Four Mile Run, to provide for an effective and safe bicycle and pedestrian access," county documents show. "The other im…
Drunken Ex-Con Flashes Firearm After Argument In Arlington: Police Drunken Ex-Con Flashes Firearm After Argument In Arlington: Police
Drunken Ex-Con Flashes Firearm After Argument In Arlington: Police A 34-year-old ex-con was drunk when he flashed a gun at a person he'd been arguing with in Arlington early Tuesday, March 26, police said. Jerrell Copeland and the victim were arguing in a car on the unit block of N. Glebe Road before Copleand got out and flashed a gun as he walked away around 1:05 a.m., county officials said. Responding officers established a perimeter, found a person matching the description of the suspect in the 200 block of N. Trenton Street and detained him.  Copeland was charged with Brandishing, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Public Intoxica…
Repeat Offender Pepper Sprayed After Trying To Disarm Arlington Officer: Police Repeat Offender Pepper Sprayed After Trying To Disarm Arlington Officer: Police
Repeat Offender Pepper Sprayed After Trying To Disarm Arlington Officer: Police A 30-year-old Alexandria man was arrested for trying to disarm and assaulting officers during his arrest in Arlington, authorities said. A man later identified as Steven Toussaint was being sought for a larceny that just happened on the 2000 block of Clarendon Boulevard Friday evening, March 22, county officials said. Toussaint had entered the business, selected merchandise and left the store without paying, police said. A lookout was broadcast and a responding officer located an individual matching the description of the suspect near Clarendon Boulevard and N. Rhodes Street. …