The indictment issued Monday doesn’t element how Steiner met the primary alleged sufferer, however accuses him of abducting her on July 7 earlier than performing a number of intercourse acts on her with out her consent.
Another indictment alleges Steiner met the second sufferer on a courting app and commenced conversing together with her by way of social media. They agreed to satisfy at his Springfield dwelling on Aug. 18, the place Steiner allegedly unlawfully recorded the lady, held her in opposition to her will and raped her, in keeping with the indictment.
Descano mentioned in a press release he’s encouraging anybody else who has data that may help the investigation to contact the Fairfax County police.
Steiner was already being held on the Fairfax County jail on an unrelated case in which he’s charged with abduction and home assault of a family member. He is scheduled for a preliminary listening to in that case on May 5. No trial date has been set on the rape allegations.
No one instantly responded to a voice mail left on a quantity listed for Steiner and no lawyer is listed for him in court docket paperwork. He is listed as a family doctor related to the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in on-line information, however a spokesman for the hospital declined to say when he final worked there or for the way lengthy.
“The accused is no longer employed by the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital,” the spokesman mentioned.
“My top priority is to keep our community safe,” Descano mentioned in a press release. “I will therefore always act to hold those accountable who prey upon members of this community and I am hopeful that this indictment will serve as a first step toward justice in this case.”
Magda Jean-Louis contributed to this report.