Assault & Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer [LEO] – Potomac Vista Apartments at 14100 block of Bay Vista Dr Woodbridge VA

On April 25 at 12:50 AM, officers responded to the Potomac Vista Apartments located in the 14100 block of Bay Vista Dr in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a man who was banging on doors and attempting to enter an apartment. When police arrived at the location, officers located the man, later identified as the accused, who was determined to be intoxicated. When officers attempted to detain the accused, he actively resisted and resisted the officer’s commands. The accused was extremely combative and resistant to the officers who were detaining him. During the arrest, the accused kicked and struck three officers. Eventually, the accused was detained and escorted to rescue personnel for evaluation. At that point, the accused continued to thrash his body and resist before he head-butted two additional officers and spat on a separate officer. In total, the accused assaulted six officers before being secured. Minor injuries were reported. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Sameer Mohamed ELYAS, was arrested.

Arrested on April 25: [No photo available] Sameer Mohamed ELYAS, 27, of 14117 Bay Vista Dr in Woodbridge Charged with 6 counts of assault & battery on a LEO, 1 count of resisting arrest, and 1 count of public intoxication Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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