Fairfax Co. handyman charged with sexually abusing children

Grow Your Business in Northern Virginia with digital marketing services from The W Agency

Jerberth Adallir Palma has been charged with sexually abusing three children ranging in age from 4 to 11. Police said they believe there may be additional victims and would like to hear from anyone whose children may have come into contact with Palma. (Courtesy Fairfax County police)

WASHINGTON — A Springfield, Virginia, man who worked as a handyman has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing three children ranging in age from 4 to 11, Fairfax County police said Thursday.

Police arrested Jerberth Adallir Palma, 43, on July 13. Police said Palma, who worked as independent contractor in Fairfax County for several years, came into contact with the children while working in their homes.

Palma has been charged with three counts of sodomy of a child under the age of 13; one count of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15, and one count of aggravated sexual battery of a child under the age of 13.

The charges stem from an investigation that began in April, following a call to police by one of the children’s parents.

Police said they believe there may be additional victims, including outside Fairfax County, and would like to hear from anyone whose children may have come into contact with Palma.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective ­­­C.C. O’Malley at 703-246-7827, or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131. You can also submit an online tip anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://ift.tt/1iY9gwM or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

The post Fairfax Co. handyman charged with sexually abusing children appeared first on WTOP.

from http://ift.tt/2vnEQRi

Digital Marketing Agency in Northern Virginia

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s