Man to serve 31 years in jail for attacking, sexually assaulting jogger

Christopher Cabral

Despite questions about his mental health, a 32-year-old registered sex offender will serve several decades in prison for attacking and sexually assaulting a woman while she jogged on Richmond Road in August 2015. Christopher Cabral, of Williamsburg, was sentenced Wednesday morning to 31 years in prison with another 60 years and 30 days suspended in […]

Man who attempted to sexually assault neighbor granted conditional release

David Paul Gallant (Photo courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A 62-year-old man found not guilty by reason of insanity was granted conditional release from Eastern State Hospital Wednesday morning after undergoing two years of psychiatric treatment. David Paul Gallant was found not guilty by reason of insanity after breaking into a neighbor’s home in Williamsburg and attempting to sexually assault her in February 2014. […]

Man accused of raping, strangling woman found fit for trial


A mental health professional has determined a 30-year-old man accused of strangling and raping a woman on a dead-end road in James City County was sane at the time of the alleged offense. Christopher Rashad Johnson, of the 700 block of Croaker Road, meets the requirements to stand trial for charges of strangulation resulting in […]

W&M custodian charged with sexual battery

The College of William & Mary announced Friday it would remove a plaque listing the names of William & Mary people who fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War from the Wren Building. (Ian Brickey/WYDaily)

A custodial worker at the College of William & Mary has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery after an alleged assault took place on campus. On June 22, a temporary employee reported an assault had occurred June 15 on campus, according to William & Mary Police. Bruce Bartlett of Williamsburg, a custodial worker with facilities […]