Thursday, May 9, 2013
Case will go to trial on July 18.
The case against Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, the Air Force's sexual assault prevention chief who is charged with sexual battery, will go to trial in July. Arlington County General District Court Judge Richard McCue set the trial date at an arraignment Thursday afternoon, scheduling the session for 2 p.m. July 18. Krusinski, a 41-year-old Arlington man who works at the Pentagon, was charged this weekend by local police after a woman said he groped her in Crystal City parking lot. More than 20 media outlets were in court as the judge called Krusinki's name. He entered with his attorney, Fairfax-based Sheryl Shane, wearing a dark blazer and khaki pants. Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Cari Steele, who is handling the case for the …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
U.S. Air Force JAG office requested case be turned over to the military.
The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office for Arlington and Falls Church will proceed with the the sexual battery case against Air Force Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski rather than hand it over to the military for prosecution. Krusinski, a 41-year-old Arlington man who works at the Pentagon, was charged this weekend by local police after a woman said he groped her in Crystal City parking lot. Thanks to his position as chief of the U.S. Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Branch, his face — scraped and cut in a booking photo — appeared in national news stories Monday afternoon. Upon hearing the news, the Air Force removed him from his position. Gen. Mark Walsh, Air Force Chief of Staff, told U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine on Tuesday that an area …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Investigators say suspect is known to frequent the area.
A young woman was groped Wednesday night while running on the Yorktown High School track, according to information the Arlington County Police Department released today. At about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, the woman — police will only describe her as a juvenile — was running on the school's track with her mother. A man, described as 40 years old with a muscular build, inappropriately touched the girl as she was running, according to police. The man has been known to frequent the area, police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said. Police have confirmed the man was not a school employee. At the time, the man was wearing a blue muscle shirt and dark shorts, according to police. "We're not releasing a lot of details on this because it's one way we can tie…
Monday, November 26, 2012
Man remained in custody Monday.
A 34-year-old Arlington man sexually assaulted a woman Saturday night while heavily intoxicated, according to information police released today. At 8:48 p.m. Saturday, Lelis Reyes entered the lobby of an office building in the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard, according to police. That's in the immediate vicinity of the Clarendon Metro Station. Reyes had been drinking at a bar/restaurant that was attached to the office building's lobby, police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said. Sternbeck would not identify the specific building. Reyes saw a woman sitting on a bench in the lobby, talking on her cell phone. After "stumbling" in, he sat next to her, slid up close, and began fondling her back and buttocks, Sternbeck said. The woman was upset. She …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Police: Once in custody, man 'repeatedly' masturbated in interview room. The following arrest information was supplied by the Arlington County police department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Arlington County police say a 24-year-old Washington man sexually assaulted a female shopper in the Whole Foods Market in Clarendon this weekend. Frank Alex Bouknight has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, according to information police released this week. Bouknight is accused of putting his hand between a woman's legs and touching her genitalia when she bent down to get a bottle of wine shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday, police reported. "She was startled and turned around. And he was laughing," police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said. The woman reported the incident to a manager, who followed the man outside and saw him get on a bus, Sternbeck said. He called police. Officers found the man about four hours later sleeping on a park…
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Arlington County Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
A 59-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after police say he approached a female victim and put his hand up her dress on the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard. According to the Arlington County Police Department, Alexander Hamilton, 59, of no fixed address, has been charged with sexual battery. He was held without bond. In other police news: For questions about this blotter, email firstname.lastname@example.org.