STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- A 17-year-old boy from Sterling, Va. faces nine charges stemming from indecent exposure incidents in the Sugarland Run community, according to Loudoun County authorities.
Loudoun County officials say the teen was identified by the Community Resource Unit with information from the community.
On Thursday, the teen was charged as a juvenile with four counts of indecent exposure, three counts of obscene sexual display, and two counts of peeping into a dwelling, say authorities. Authorities are not releasing his name due to his age.
The first incident happened on March 31, when a resident at a home on Wedgedale Drive went to answer a knock at the door and discovered no one there. Minutes later, there was knocking again and this time, the resident went to the window and saw a male exposing himself, say authorities. The teen is charged with indecent exposure and obscene sexual display in this case.
The teen is accused of committing another exposure crime on April 11. The victim in that case reported that he/she was walking in the area of Avondale Drive when a male exposed himself, according to authorities. The teenager is charged with indecent exposure in this case, say authorities.
Then, on April 18, a female teenager reported that she was outside of her home on Greenfield Court when she saw a male exposing himself, say authorities. The teenager is charged with indecent exposure and obscene sexual display in this incident, according to authorities.
Two more indecent exposure cases were reported in the area on April 20. A resident reported that he or she heard a noise coming from outside their fence in the 740 block of Sugarland Run Drive, say authorities. The resident then saw a male subject exposing himself. Authorities say the teen was also spotted at a home in the 230 block of Greenfield Court that same evening. According to authorities, the teenager is charged with indecent exposure and obscene sexual display in the Sugarland Run Drive incident, and peeping into a dwelling in the second Greenfield Court incident.
On April 22, a resident returned home and saw a male looking into a window of the home in the 10 block of Wedgedale Drive, authorities say. The teenager is charged with peeping into a dwelling in this incident, report authorities.
The teenager was being held at the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center, according to authorities.