By - 11/10/16 - 12:36 pm
Seized weapons

Seized. Photo by Arlington PD.

Arlington Police report arresting Gannon Kemper LeBlanc, 23, on a variety of charges after he allegedly tried to get into a Lee Terrace home Wednesday night. Read more.

By - 10/14/16 - 4:07 pm

Arlington Police report a woman backing into a parking spot on Linwood Circle drove over a curb and right into Spy Pond around 1 p.m. today.

Three bystanders jumped into the water and were able to rescue the operator of the vehicle. The victim was conscious and alert when she was pulled from the water. She was cold, but otherwise unhurt.

By - 9/29/16 - 5:29 pm

Cambridge Police have released a photo of a pedestrian they say used his shoulder to push a bicyclist off her bike in Inman Square on Sept. 22.

If he looks familiar, contact police at 617-349-9384.

Read more.

By - 9/1/16 - 4:31 pm

A Medford woman faces a charge of reckless endangerment of a child after Arlington Police say they found her "stumbling around a neighborhood, drunk and high, while she was watching a young boy." Read more.

By - 8/8/16 - 7:02 pm

WCVB reports a State Police cruiser stolen from a state lot on D Street South Boston this morning showed up, abandoned, around 12:45 p.m. at Twin City Plaza in Somerville.

On the Arlington List, a Facebook group for residents of that town, one resident reported an odd occurrence around noon: Read more.

By - 7/18/16 - 11:24 am

Arlington Police report somebody painted swastikas Saturday on the garage door of a black family.

Coupled with other recent incidents in town - and across the country - police and the town Human Rights Commission are saying enough's enough. In a statement today, they say: Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 9:51 am

Arlington Police and Arlington public schools say the Ottoson Middle School student who reported receiving racist text messages about another student made the story and the messages up. Read more.

By - 6/30/16 - 1:24 pm
Missing Arlington woman

UPDATE: Found safe, Arlington Police report.

Arlington Police report they are looking for Donna Sharff, 56, who didn't show up at work yesterday and is not at home - even though her car is.

Police say: Read more.

By - 6/22/16 - 3:17 pm

Arlington Police report the rescue of a man screaming in the middle of Mystic Lake despite his best efforts to jump out of a Fire Department boat.

Police say they and firefighters responded to Lake Shore Drive at 10:35 a.m. today on reports of a man "in distress" in the middle of the lake: Read more.

By - 5/17/16 - 8:15 am

Somebody in Arlington claims to have 100+ live chickens and is giving them away for free.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 3/31/16 - 3:31 pm

Arlington Police say the Kickstand Cafe, 594 Massachusetts Ave., was robbed last night - but not the way the manager told officers. Read more.

By - 1/19/16 - 11:29 am

Arlington High School got a bomb threat shortly before 9 a.m. today, Arlington Police report. Students and staff were initially told to shelter in place, but then students were sent home for the day as a precaution even after police determined the threat - that backpacks would explode and students be shot - was not credible. Read more.

By - 1/16/16 - 4:38 pm

Arlington Police report that officers sent to check on a distraught woman in a Grove Street apartment this morning managed to open her barricaded door after they heard her yelling about killing herself - only to have her charge them "swinging [a] large knife violently." Read more.

By - 1/15/16 - 4:21 pm

Arlington Catholic High School on Medford Street was evacuated today after somebody called in a bomb threat shortly before 1:30 p.m. Arlington Police report:

After a thorough search, officers determined at 3:30 p.m. that nothing harmful was inside the school.

Police say they are now comparing notes with their counterparts in several other towns in eastern Massachusetts, where similar threats were called in.

By - 12/3/15 - 12:51 pm

Arlington Police report they've identified a 23-year-old man they say slapped a sign reading "All" atop "Black" on a "Black Lives Banner" at the First Parish Unitarian Church on Nov. 25.

In a statement, Police Chief Frederick Ryan says: Read more.

By - 12/2/15 - 10:07 pm

Arlington Police charge a waitress at an Arlington restaurant befriended an elderly customer - and then took him for $100,000 before she was arrested.

Police say Anissa Llega, 24, convinced the 84-year-man to hire her as a house cleaner, then began spinning a series of sob stories convincing enough to have him give her large sums of money - including $30,000 that she claimed she would use for surgery for her brain tumor. Read more.

By - 9/27/15 - 5:29 pm
Arlington crash

The final crash. Photo by Markk02474.


A Winthrop woman was drunk Saturday evening when she smashed into three cars, injuring seven people, one critically, Arlington Police report.

Police say Lillian Claudio, 35, had four people - two of them children - in her Kia when she smashed head on into a parked Ford Explorer so hard the car spun 360 degrees and the driver, a man from Somerville, was ejected. He was taken to Mass. General with life-threatening injuries. Read more.

By - 9/9/15 - 11:54 am

Arlington Police report they are looking for the occupants of an SUV who apparently reacted to verbal abuse from passengers in an Uber car by shooting out the car's rear windshield with a BB gun.

Police say the action started around midnight in the rear seat of an Uber driver's 2007 Saturn Vue: Read more.