FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 25, 2017
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications Manager, 703-771-5278
Loudoun County, VA- Two suspects are in custody after a drug-related robbery early Monday morning in Sterling.
Joseph B. Youhana, 19, and Jaden A. Longchamp, 18, both of Sterling have been charged with Robbery, Abduction, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.
Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 20900 block of Sandstone Square around 4:30 a.m. December 25 where a male reported he went to a residence to purchase narcotics. He was then assaulted by several males at the residence and his money was taken. The male was able to contact a family member and their girlfriend who came to the house and they were also assaulted. During the course of the incident a firearm was brandished by one of the suspects. All three of the victims were able to flee the home and contact authorities.
The suspects went back into the residence and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office established a perimeter around the home and attempted to make contact with the suspects inside.
A search warrant was obtained for the residence and LCSO deputies entered the home and took the suspects into custody without further incident.
Both Youhana and Longchamp are being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.
The case remains under investigation.