Off-duty Loudoun Co. sheriff’s deputy arrested for domestic assault

An off-duty Loudoun County sheriff’s office deputy has been arrested and charged with domestic assault and preventing a family member from summoning law enforcement.

Rajesh Kumar, was processed at the Loudoun County Detention Center and a protective order was issued against him, according to the Leesburg Police Department.

Kumar was released on a secured bond.

The charges stem from an incident on Wednesday at about 5:20 p.m. when police in Leesburg responded to the 100 block of Alpine Drive.

It was there that an investigation revealed that Kumar, according to police, assaulted a family member and prevented another family member from calling police.

Police say Kumar is a deputy at the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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