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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/25/2011

Arlington police arrest rape suspect

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

Arlington police have arrested a man wanted for walking into an unlocked apartment, raping a woman who had been sleeping and stealing items from her home.

Ronald Perry Berton turned himself in on Sunday in connection with the incident


Berton. (Arlington Police)

The alleged crimes took place Sept. 26 in the 2500 block of North 20th Street, police said.

Police have also charged Berton with breaking into another Arlington apartment in 2008, exposing himself to a woman inside.

By Allison Klein  | January 25, 2011; 12:31 PM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, Arlington, Sex Crimes  
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Comments

What does affirmative action have to do with this? I suspect that most people reading this story without benefit of a picture of the suspect would have guessed the perp had a surname similar to yours.

Posted by: OHREALLYNOW | January 26, 2011 9:04 AM | Report abuse

What does affirmative action have to do with this? I suspect that most people reading this story without benefit of a picture of the suspect would have guessed the perp had a surname similar to yours.

Posted by: OHREALLYNOW | January 26, 2011 9:04 AM | Report abuse

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What in the world are you talking about?

Posted by: Cossackathon | January 26, 2011 9:49 AM | Report abuse


The perp actually looks like a rapist.

Posted by: kenk33 | January 26, 2011 12:47 PM | Report abuse

What does affirmative action have to do with this? I suspect that most people reading this story without benefit of a picture of the suspect would have guessed the perp had a surname similar to yours.

Posted by: OHREALLYNOW | January 26, 2011 9:04 AM | Report abuse

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What in the world are you talking about?

Posted by: Cossackathon | January 26, 2011 9:49 AM | Report abuse

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@Cossackathon, I couldn't have said it better...LOL. Giving him the benefit of the doubt, maybe someone wrote a really, really, really, crude comment and the Post removed it! But, great response!

Posted by: awfulexcuse1 | January 26, 2011 1:44 PM | Report abuse

I didn't even know affirmative action applied to rapists - no wonder it's so hard to find a job.

Posted by: fstallone | January 26, 2011 3:59 PM | Report abuse

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