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Police: Backus Tied Up Boy, Burglarized Home

By Potomac Local News January 17, 2014 1:48 pm

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Police said a 29-year-old man forced his way into a home in Dale City, abducted a 14-year-old boy, tied him up and placed him in a bathroom, and then burglarized the home.

More in a police press release:

Abduction | Residential Burglary *ARREST – Through an extensive investigation, detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit were able to determine that three males were involved in the burglary which was reported to have occurred at a residence located in the 3800 block of Fortuna Ct in Woodbridge on November 5th. On January 16th, detectives were able to locate and arrest one of the three men involved. The two other men involved remain unidentified. The investigation continues.

Arrested on January 16th:

Luis Enrique ESCURRA BACKUS, 29, of no fixed address

Charged with abduction, burglary, and conspiracy to commit a felony

Court date unavailable | Bond: held WITHOUT bond

What is this?

Here’s the previously released police incident report: 

Abduction | Residential Burglary [Previously Released] – On November 5th at 10:43PM, police responded to a residence located in the 3800 block of Fortuna Ct in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a burglary in progress. The victim, a 14 year old boy of Woodbridge, reported to police that he was inside his residence when someone knocked on the door. Upon answering, two men forcibly entered the home. Once inside, the men tied up the victim and put him in a bathroom. The men then took multiple small electronics and an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency before fleeing the area, possibly in a vehicle. Detectives from the Robbery Unit are investigating this incident which, at this time, is not believed to be random. The investigation continues.

 Photo credit: Prince William police

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  • Anonymous

    How much jail time will backus have?