Abduction and Domestic Related – Somerset Pointe Apartments at 14700 Soapstone Dr. in Gainesville VA

On August 30 at 1:08 AM, officers responded to the Somerset Pointe Apartments located in the 14700 block of Soapstone Dr. in Gainesville (20155) to investigate a domestic. The investigation revealed the victim, a 25-year-old woman, and an acquaintance, identified as the accused, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused took the victim’s phone, and when she asked him to return the phone, he refused. Shortly after, the accused grabbed the victim and threw her on the ground where he threatened her. The victim was able to temporarily separate from the accused before he threw her to the ground dragged her to the bathroom and threw her in the bathtub. The victim was able to separate from the accused and locked herself in another room. The accused then kicked in the door and threw the victim to the ground for a third time before retrieving a knife. The victim was able to flee the apartment and contacted the police. The victim reported minor injuries. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Draven Ian LIVELY, was arrested.

Arrested on August 30: [No Photo Available] Draven Ian LIVELY, 23, of the 14700 block of Soapstone Dr. in Gainesville Charged with abduction, domestic assault & battery, and preventing the summoning of law enforcement Court Date: Pending | Bond: Unavailable

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