News & Announcements

Sheriff's Office

Posted on: October 3, 2018

Middle School Dean Charged with Assault & Battery of Student

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

October 3, 2018


Contact: Kraig Troxell, Media Relations and Communications Manager, 703-771-5278

Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov


Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 

Aleksandra.Kowalski@loudoun.gov


Loudoun County, VA- A Middle School Dean at the Douglass School in Leesburg has been charged with the assault of a student that occurred last month.


The victim was reportedly inside a school bathroom vaping with several students on September 5, when he was confronted by Ryan C. Fortenbaugh, 35, from Purcellville, who is a dean at the school. The victim reported he was restrained by Fortenbaugh before being assaulted. 


The Loudoun County Sheriff’s arrested Fortenbaugh on October 2 on a citizen obtained arrest warrant for assault and battery. He has been on administrative leave from Loudoun County Public Schools since the reported incident.  


Fortenbaugh was released on a summons. 


 ###


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Sheriff's Office

Missing 12-year-old from Aldie is Located

Posted on: September 13, 2018

LCSO Investigating Stabbing in Sterling

Posted on: August 27, 2018

Missing Leesburg Teenager Found Safe

Posted on: December 7, 2016

LCSO Makes an Arrest in the Tire Thefts

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Missing Round Hill Man Found Safe

Posted on: October 31, 2016