University of Virginia Police arrested a man Tuesday night after an assault in a dorm, the department said Wednesday.
D’Jonti Becks-Cabell was charged with sexual battery, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, brandishing a firearm, possession of a firearm while committing a felony and possession of a schedule-IV narcotic.
University police said at 9:17 p.m. Tuesday they responded to the area of the Tuttle-Dunnington Dorm on Alderman Road for a report of a suspicious person with a weapon.
An emergency alert was sent to UVa students, staff and faculty and UPD located and detained Becks-Cabell, who police say is not affiliated with the university.
Police said that when Becks-Cabell met with a UVa student in a nearby dorm an assault occurred and the student observed a weapon prior to him leaving the dorm room. Officers found Becks-Cabell in Tuttle-Dunnington where they took him into custody and found a BB gun, drugs and drug paraphernalia in his possession, authorities said.
He is currently being held at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail without bond.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.