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Police Arrest Suspect in Hotel Sexual Assualt Case

by ARLnow.com | November 24, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1,049 views | 6 Comments

The Arlington County Police Department has arrested a man for the Aug. 14 abduction and robbery of two Canadian citizens, a mother and her daughter, at the Best Western on South Glebe Road.

Investigators say 49-year-old Storme Swann, a registered sex offender from LaPlata, Md., knocked on the victims’ hotel room door then forced his way inside. He sexually assaulted the daughter, who is in her 50s, and then fled after stealing money and electronics, according to police.

In a press release, police say they tracked down the suspect thanks to an anonymous tip.

An anonymous tip through Crime Solvers lead detectives to the Charles County Sherriff’s Office who identified the suspect as a registered sex offender in Maryland. With the assistance of detectives from the Charles County Sherriff’s Office, Storme Swann, 49, of LaPlata, Maryland, was arrested on November 22, 2010. He was charged with Abduction with the Intent to Defile and two counts of Robbery. He is currently being held without bond in Maryland.

Anyone who has further information about this robbery is asked to call Detective Donald Fortunato of the Arlington County Police Department at (703) 228-4197. Det. Fortunato can also be reached by email at Dfortunato@arlingtonva.us.

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  • G

    Nice. Glad they caught this guy.

  • NorthAdams

    great work arlington police!!

    • Lou

      Great work anonymous tipster!

  • MikeyinCrystalC

    Yes…have fun back in prison loser!

  • KathyColumbiaPike

    Thank you anonymous tipster whoever you are for doing the right thing!

  • Ted Williams

    Disgusting looking perps.

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