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    Loudoun County Grand Jury indicts 33 individuals

    A Loudoun Grand Jury handed up indictments Dec. 10 on 33 individuals, including charges ranging from violent offenses to drug possession.

    In the majority of the indictments, reports were never given to the media by any county or city-related police agency with information detailing the offenses. The next meeting of the county’s grand jury will be Jan. 14 and indictments will return Jan. 15, according to the Loudoun County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.

    Among the most serious indictments were:
    •Eynar Alsir Ayala, charged Oct. 27 with maiming as a result of driving while under the influence and driving under the influence.

    •Jose Edwin Gonzalez, of Leesburg, charged Oct. 24 with strangling another to cause wounding or injury, assault and battery of a family member, destroying personal property and unlawful use of, or injury to, telephone and telegraph lines.

    •Joshua Paul Kelly, charged July 28 with three counts of obtaining money under false pretense and three counts of uttering.

    •Thomas Wesley Kufeld, of Chantilly, charged Oct. 21 with strangling another to cause wounding or injury or malicious wounding.

    •James Elton Lansdown II, 29, charged Aug. 8 with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and breaking and entering. A Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office report said Lansdown was one of four people involved in a 11:22 p.m. Aug. 8 incident in the 2100 block of Fireside Court in Sterling. Deputies said a 21-year-old man was standing outside his home when he was assaulted by several people. They then took several items from his home.

    •Brian Gareth Lewis, of Leesburg, charged Sept. 25 with use of a communication system to facilitate certain offenses with children.

    •Cristino Membreno, of Leesburg, charged Oct. 8 with strangling another to cause wounding or injury and assault and battery of a family member.

    •Warren Ours, 60, of Leesburg, charged Oct. 17 with attempted unlawful wounding. Ours, according to a Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office report, shot at a women in his home and barricaded himself inside for hours. The woman was able to escape to a neighbor’s house without injury and call for help.

    •Nelson Alexander Perdomo, of Leesburg, charged Sept. 15 with robbery.

    •Keyvan Rafiee, 28, of Reston, was charged July 3 with abduction, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, shooting from vehicles so as to endanger persons, assault and battery on a family member and brandishing a firearm. Rafiee is accused of arguing with his girlfriend in a moving vehicle, according to Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reports. During the argument, Rafiee threatened the woman with a gun and fired the weapon once out of the vehicle. The woman was able to get the firearm away from him and threw it out of the moving vehicle. She sustained minor injuries. Rafiee is also accused of punching the woman’s small dog, which was riding in the car.

     

    Comments

    “What’s up with all the stranglings???”

    They didn’t have guns.  We should really be banning those items that can be used for “stranglings”.


    What’s up with all the stranglings???

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