Police Department News Release
Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
July 18, 2007
Coordinated Efforts Safely Recover Two Abducted Teens
Two teenage girls are in police custody awaiting their return home after reportedly being abducted earlier in the week. Police were called to a Herndon-area home located near Mager Drive and Parcher Avenue at 6:05 p.m. on Monday, July 16. An investigation determined that the two teenaged girls, ages 16 and 17, spent the previous night together at the 16-year-old’s home. The parent of that teen discovered the girls missing on Monday morning around 9 a.m. He contacted the other parent and they phoned police that evening.
Through investigative leads, detectives determined that the girls were taken out of the area under what appeared to be non-voluntary circumstances. Their investigation continued as they coordinated their efforts with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to quickly locate the teens. Both girls were located at a home in Mableton, Georgia shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, and taken into custody by the United States Marshals Service Task Force.
Javier Ronal, 21, of 1810 Fort Pulaski Court in Dumfries, Erick Estrada, 23, of no fixed address and a 17-year-old Dumfries girl were arrested and each charged with two counts of abduction with the intent to defile.
Police are coordinating to have the victims reunited with their families and the suspects are being held in Cobb County, Georgia, pending an extradition process. This investigation is in its early stages and continues. Fairfax County Police would like to thank the United States Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for their assistance.