A Bronx man is in custody on rape, sexual battery and malicious wounding charges in connection with a 2023 sexual assault in Albemarle County.
Derek Rodriguez Contreras, 22, was arrested on Wednesday, according to a release from the Albemarle County Police Department.
The PD initiated its investigation on Nov. 21 after a report from the alleged victim.
Rodriguez Contreras is being held without bond at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
Anyone with information relevant to this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Chuck Marshall with the Albemarle County Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 434-296-5807 or, for those who wish to remain anonymous, CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000.