Indecent liberty charges certified

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 27, 2005

A Virginia Beach man accused of molesting a teenage girl in Suffolk was indicted by a grand jury on Monday.

Christopher John Vance, 30, of the 900 block of Colonial Meadows Way was charged with one count of indecent liberties in a custodial relationship.

Vance allegedly molested the 16-year-old at some point between September 2004 and April 2005, said Lt. Debbie George, spokeswoman for the Suffolk Police Department.

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The grand jury also indicted two juveniles in unrelated incidents on Monday.

nA 15-year-old was indicted for his role in the March beating of Marvin Jackson, an 18-year-old Newsoms man.

The teenager was charged with conspiracy to commit an felony, malicious wounding, shoo-ting/stabbing/wounding, and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

A grand jury indicted five other men involved in the attack last April.

According to court records, Jackson was assaulted while visiting a friend’s apartment at 1200 East Washington St. He told police that his assailants repeatedly struck, kicked and hit him with a chair while yelling homosexual slurs.

nThe other suspect, also 15, was charged with the April shooting of a teenager who was standing outside a parked car in the 300 block of West Washington Street, George said. The victim was shot in the leg.

The juvenile was indicted for the using a firearm in the commission of a felony, willfully discharging a firearm in public, malicious wounding and possession/transporting/concealing a firearm by a convicted felon.