(Bel Air, MD) Troopers assist Virginia Beach (Va.) Police Department in child sex abuse investigation.
On 09/02/09, troopers from the MD State Police- Bel Air Barrack arrested John David Wallace (Age 29) of the 1700 Block of Landmark Drive in Forest Hill on an out of state arrest warrant.
The investigation began in mid June of 2009 when members of the barrack criminal investigation section were contacted by a detective from the Virginia Beach Police Department requesting assistance in locating Wallace. Wallace was under investigation for sexual battery of a female relative who was under 13 at the time of the alleged act.
Troopers were able to locate Wallace at his place of employment in the Town of Bel Air. After conducting lengthy interviews with Wallace, troopers gathered enough evidence for Virginia Beach Detectives to obtain an arrest warrant. Wallace was taken into custody without incident at his place of employment in Bel Air. He is currently being held at the Harford County Detention Center pending extradition to Virginia.
Accused: John David Wallace, W/M, 29 yoa, 1700 block of Landmark Drive, Forest Hill, MD. 21050. Charges: Fugitive From Justice, Aggravated Sexual Battery by Sexually Abusing Person Who is Less Than 13 Years of Age.