Navy man charged with sex crimes

Last Edited: Friday, 30 Jan 2009, 12:52 PM EST
Created On: Friday, 30 Jan 2009, 12:48 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Police arrested 34-year-old James A. Metcalf of Douglasville, Georgia and charged him with committing several sex crimes.

Margie Long, spokesperson for Virginia Beach Police, tells Metcalf is a Chief of Operations Specialist currently assigned to the USS Laboon. He is a 15-year Navy veteran, according to Long.

Police have charged Metcalf with Object Sexual Penetration, Indecent Liberties, and Aggravated Sexual Battery.

He is currently being held in Virginia Beach City Jail.