A deputy observed a male stumbling while walking towards a vehicle. The male was found to be under the influence of alcohol. While being taken into custody the male began resisting arrest and assaulted one of the deputies. Carlos J. Lopez Barahona, 31, of Sterling was charged with Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Obstruction of Justice, and Public Intoxication. Lopez Barhona is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.
1/13/2020 0210 hrs.