Police Arrest Suspect In The Rape Of An 11-Year-Old In Woodbridge, Deadline To Register For Mid Term Election In Virginia Is Monday

Police arrest suspect in the rape of an 11-year-old in Woodbridge…

A suspect has been arrested in yesterday’s abduction and rape of an 11-year-old girl. The abduction took place Tuesday on Essex Drive in Woodbridge as she walked to school. The suspect taken in custody has been identified as 26-year-old Adam Seth Walter. Police actually made the arrest while working on another unrelated case. DNA links Walter to the attack.

A woman who witnessed the abduction and tried to step in and help the child was then attacked. Walter allegedly beat her and forced her back into her home at gunpoint. He threatened to killer once in her home. The two scuffled and her cries for help were heard by her son. However, by the time he reached his mother, the suspect had taken off with the girl.

The incident sparked a massive manhunt. The child was found hours later on Cumberland Drive. Police say she had been raped and sodomized. Walter is being held without bond.

Deadline to register for Mid Term election in Virginia is Monday…

The deadline to register in the state of Virginia for the November 6th Mid Term election is Monday, October 15th. This applies to registering in person, online or by mail.

The big race for the Commonwealth is for the U.S. Senate seat which is between Democratic incumbent Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Trump supporter Corey Stewart.

Other races in the state include congressional district seats. Residents in Virginia can register to vote online at vote.elections.virginia.gov.

Hurricane Michael is a category 4 and headed to the Florida panhandle…

The Florida Pan Handle is bracing for potentially catastrophic weather because of Hurricane Michael. Overnight it was upgraded to a category 4 storm with 140 mph winds. It’s expected to make landfall this afternoon.

Tropical storm winds will hit Georgia tonight, the Carolina’s by tomorrow and head out to sea by Friday night. If this storm hits land as a category 4 it will be the strongest storm to ever hit the Florida Panhandle. Officials are warning of historic flooding and that there will be millions of power outages not just near the coast but inland as well.

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