A Charlottesville man has been arrested on a single charge of forcible sodomy for an alleged attack in Richmond. 21-year-old Joseph Jarod Alston was arrested in Charlottesville on Monday. According to Gene Lepley, the Richmond Police Department’s Director of Media Relations, the assault was reported to Richmond police back in March. Investigators are now looking to see if it was a single incident or multiple assaults over a long period of time. Authorities in Richmond are limited to what they can say due to the nature of the crime, so information is available on neither the gender nor the age of the victim.
Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.
The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.
Crews working on the 29 North and Emmet Street projects will try to make up some days they lost because of rain.
A student at Virginia Union University has sued the Richmond Police Department.