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Fact File: Nathan Antonio Washington Case
August 13, 2007 - Police announce 40-year-old Nathan Antonio "Tony" Washington was arrested around 1:00 a.m. at his Abbington Crossing apartment in connection to crimes committed by Charlottesville's serial rapist.
August 16, 2007 - Charlottesville and Albemarle County police confirm that DNA evidence links Washington to two sexual assaults - one from 2002 in the Willoughby neighborhood and another in 2004 along Webland Drive.
Washington's hearing is postponed because he hired an attorney and has not asked for bond. Washington's new attorney, Rhonda Quagliana, asks for more time to review the case before she defends him in his first court appearance.
August 22, 2007 - Charlottesville grand jury indicts Washington on seven charges related to the Willoughby Drive rape.
August 23, 2007 - Washington appears via video conference in Charlottesville District Court. In less than five minutes, Charlottesville's commonwealth's attorney files a motion of nolle prosequi or nol pros order, meaning "no longer prosecute."
Waynesboro police confirm they have filed a search warrant in Albemarle County for saliva samples from Washington. The warrant came just days after a Roanoke lab told local police that saliva samples from Washington's arrest indirectly matched evidence left behind in a 1997 attack in a Waynesboro Comfort Inn.
Washington is expected in court in Charlottesville Friday to finalize representation issues.
September 14, 2007 - A judge sets trial dates and appoints an attorney for Washington.
October 11, 2007 - Washington waives his right to a preliminary hearing, and the victim in the case does not have to take the stand to testify.
December 3, 2007 - A grand jury indicts Washington on three felony charges for attempted rape, attempted sodomy and breaking and entering.
December 10, 2007 - Washington pleads guilty to two counts of rape and two charges of sodomy for four rape cases in Charlottesville. He also pleads guilty to breaking and entering a home in Albemarle County.