Larceny/Assault on Law Enforcement/Attempt to Disarm a Law Enforcement Officer: 45900 block Waterview Plz. Sterling VA

A deputy responded to the area for a report of a larceny in progress where subjects were attempting to enter the trunk of a vehicle. As the deputy arrived there were multiple subjects in the area. As he was investigating, he identified one of the suspects as being involved in the larceny. The suspect attempted to flee and as the deputy attempted to take him into custody, he assaulted the deputy. At one point during the assault, the subject attempted to grab the deputy’s firearm. A Federal law enforcement officer and witnesses in the area assisted the deputy, and the suspect was taken into custody without further incident. A second subject fled the scene on foot but was later apprehended by LCSO Deputies responding to the area.

Leoncio Argeta Castro, 22, of no fixed address was charged with:

  • Assault on Law Enforcement
  • Attempt to Disarm a Law Enforcement Officer,
  • Obstruction of Justice, Vehicle Trespassing
  • Petit Larceny.

He remains held on no bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center. The second subject, Edgar A. Quezada Diaz 19, of Sterling was charged with Vehicle Trespassing. He remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a $5,000 bond.

09/01/2022 11:40 am


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