On May 27 at 9:15 PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 1900 block of Coppersmith Ter. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a domestic. The victim, a 37-year-old woman, reported to police that she and a family member, identified as the accused, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused struck the victim before the two parties temporarily separated. While the victim was in a separate room, the accused entered and put both of his hands around her neck. A brief struggle ensued before the parties separated for a second time and the police were contacted. The victim reported minor injuries. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Aaron VAN STEELANT, was arrested.
Arrested on May 27: Aaron VAN STEELANT, 44, of the 1900 block of Coppersmith Ter. in Woodbridge Charged with strangulation and domestic assault & battery Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond