Press Club

Arlington Residents Commit 37 Percent of Crime in Arlington

Most people arrested for crimes in Arlington live outside Arlington, according to police department booking records.

In 2009, Arlington police arrested 4,599 individuals for crime ranging from eluding to homicide. Of those, only 1,731, or 37.6 percent, listed Arlington as their city of residence.

The remaining 62.4 percent either lived elsewhere or did not list a fixed address.

According to police, 538 individuals listed no fixed address — which amounts to 11.7 percent of all arrests.

Comparable statistics were not available from neighboring jurisdictions.

Recent Stories

Just Reduced includes a 4 BD/2.5 BA brick home with a walk out basement and patio.

Update at 9:40 p.m. — All lanes have reopened, Arlington County says. Update at 6:40 p.m. — The southbound lanes have reopened but the northbound lanes are expected to remain…

Enjoy alpacas, farmers markets and more at the Loudoun County Spring Farm Tour May 21-22.

A local man raised nearly $2,000 holding a yard sale this past weekend to help children impacted by the war. Constantin a Ukrainian-American who lives in Arlington’s East Falls Church…


Subscribe to our mailing list