Party Disc Jockey Charged

Fairfax County Police Department
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News Release:13/133/0099/ LHC
July 17, 2013

Party Disc Jockey Charged


            Police are charging a man who worked as a private disc jockey at parties around the region with numerous sex offenses after being made aware of his whereabouts in Las Vegas, Nevada.

            Joseph M. Rivera, 34, formerly of 724  Four Mile Road, Alexandria is being charged with rape, aggravated sexual battery, animate object sexual penetration and two counts of unlawful filming. Rivera allegedly filmed several women unbeknownst to them and retained those films. Some of the victims were also allegedly sexually assaulted. Detectives have identified some of the victims; others are unknown to police.

            In addition to working at parties, the suspect also hosted bartending competitions around the region. Detectives from the Fairfax County Police Adult Sex Crimes Unit are available to speak with victims at 703-246-7830. Incidents may go back several years.

             It is believed that the suspect left the area in June 2013. Fairfax County Police are working with law enforcement agencies around the region on this case.

             Rivera is currently being held in Las Vegas and will be extradited to Fairfax County.

            Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


Joseph Rivera


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