Diners in Sterling Reportedly Threatened by Knife-Wielding Ex-Con

DIP, concealed weapons charges follow incident in which convicted felon reportedly threatened other patrons.

Man with knife arrested in Sterling restaurant Jan. 15.
Man with knife arrested in Sterling restaurant Jan. 15.

Responding to a call for man threatening diners with a knife at a restaurant on the 46900 block of Community Plaza Sterling, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man around 9:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

Officers arrested Jonathan A. Laite-Pourtorab, 21, of Sterling, and charged him with felony possession of a concealed weapon by a convicted felon and drunk in public, according to an LCSO report. He was taken to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center and held on a $5,000 bond.


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