Crime Scene: Sex Crimes


Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Rape suspect ordered held without bond

The suspect in at least some in a spate of high-profile rapes and sexual assaults in the Hyattsville-Mount Rainier area was ordered held without bond Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:51 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes, From the Courthouse

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Former Maryland school bus driver pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former school bus driver pleaded guilty Feb. 7 to two counts of producing child pornography, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes | Tags:  child pornography

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Police exploring whether Pr. George’s home invasion connected to Montgomery County incidents

A woman was sexually assaulted by a man who forced his way into her home Temple Hills home Friday morning, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:24 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes, Montgomery

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 01/12/2012

Two teens arrested in Greenbelt rape

Greenbelt police have arrested two men who they believe were involved in raping a woman as she walked near the Greenbelt Metro station last month, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:08 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 01/12/2012

Man sought in Jan. 11 Deanwood sex assault

D.C. Police have released information about six sex assaults since November.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  02:14 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District, Unsolved, Sex Crimes

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011

TSA employee charged with sexual assault

Worker was in uniform and showed badge, police say, in alleged attack near his Pr. William County home.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Pr. William, Pr. William, Sex Crimes

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Va. assessment of sex offenders flawed, study says

Some could needlessly spend years locked up while others who tell officials they are likely to offend again are let go, according to the study.

By the Associated Press  |  08:11 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Sex Crimes

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Va. set to release review of sex offender treatment

The state’s program experienced budget shortfalls due to the dramatic increase in offenders committed for treatment after their release from prison.

By the Associated Press  |  08:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Virginia

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Girl sexually assaulted walking home from school

10-year-old forced into woods and assaulted by young teenager, police say

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:20 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Two women approached on way to Suitland Metro, one sexually assaulted

Pr. George’s police probing whether sexual assault, attempted sexual assault on Silver Hill Road are connected.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:17 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 09/26/2011

10-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Oxon Hill

Prince George’s County police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl after breaking into her family’s Oxon Hill apartment Monday morning, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:21 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes

Posted at 06:49 AM ET, 08/31/2011

D.C. man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

Marcelo Perez admitted to sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter in 2009.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:49 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 07/14/2011

D.C. police officer charged with sexually abusing three women

The nine-count grand jury indictment charges Larry W. Seay with use of a gun during sex-abuse incidents in 2006 and 2010 .

By The Associated Press  |  02:58 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, The District

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Police: Soldier who broke into Woodbridge adult store was found in closet with blow-up doll

A Woodbridge man has been charged with burglary and destruction of property after he was arrested in the closet of an adult video store with a blow-up doll.

By The Associated Press  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. William, Robbery, Sex Crimes

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Suspect sought in attempted in rape

A man dragged a woman into a wooded area in Montgomery Village Monday and attempted to sexually assault her before he was scared off by a passing bicyclist, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  08:41 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Montgomery

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Priest accused of sex abuse in Md.

A priest who once worked at Loyola University Maryland has been removed from his ministry duties in Pennsylvania after allegations of inappropriate sexual contact with two minors surfaced.

By Baltimore Sun  |  08:39 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Howard, Sex Crimes

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Life in prison for sex assaults on elderly Va. women

A man will spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting two elderly Virginia Beach women.

By The Virginian-Pilot  |  04:36 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, From the Courthouse, Sex Crimes

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Sketch: Intruder accused of sex assault

Police have released a composite sketch of a man they say broke into a woman’s apartment in the Herndon area and sexually assaulted her.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  11:13 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Sex Crimes

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 05/28/2011

D.C. police seek sex assault suspect who posed as cab driver

District police are searching for a man they say posed as a cab driver and sexually assaulted two women in separate early morning incidents this month in the District.

By David Nakamura  |  11:52 AM ET, 05/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Sex Crimes

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Va. considers privatizing sex offender program

Virginia officials are considering privatizing a costly and rapidly expanding program that indefinitely detains sex offenders who’ve already served their prison sentences.

By The Associated Press  |  09:25 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Virginia

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Police: Woman, 62, sexually assaulted in Franconia

Police are searching for a suspect after a 62-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Franconia Tuesday, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:52 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Sex Crimes

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/13/2011

DNA match helps catch suspect in Frederick rape

A DNA match helped catch a suspect who allegedly raped a woman near a Frederick park in 2004, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Frederick, Frederick

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 03/23/2011

Md. couple admit to making child pornography

A Middle River, Md., couple worked together to make pornographic videos of children, including a baby girl, according to federal prosecutors in Maryland.

By Maria Glod  |  07:21 AM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Maryland, Maria Glod, Sex Crimes

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Not guilty plea for ‘East Coast’ rape suspect

A man suspected in a series of rapes along the East Coast has pleaded not guilty in a Connecticut case.

By The Associated Press  |  10:44 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Pr. William, Pr. George's, Updates, Sex Crimes

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 07/30/2010

Md. man charged with sex attack

A Gaithersburg man has been charged with spraying semen on a woman as she left a Giant grocery store. Gaithersburg police have charged Michael Wayne Edwards, Jr. of the 17000 block of Downing Street with second degree assault. Additional charges...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:56 PM ET, 07/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes

Posted at 07:24 AM ET, 07/06/2010

Arrest in 12-year-old's rape

A Woodbridge man has been arrested and charged with raping a 12-year-old girl last week, Prince William County police said. Yasmandu Contreras, 40, was taken into custody after police responded Friday night to a report of a sexual assault in...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:24 AM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 06/17/2010

Rape attempt charge for Md. man

An Ellicott City man has been charged with the attempted rape of a woman who had hired him to do painting and repair work in her home. Howard County police said the victim told them that after she hired Michael...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:58 AM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/29/2010

Pr. William teacher charged with sex with girl he met on Craigslist

An elementary school teacher in Prince William County has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl he met through Craigslist. Police arrested 34-year-old Heber Ashbrook of Gainesville on Friday and charged him with contributing to the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes