Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Battery Against Children at In-Home Daycare; Detectives Seek Information on Other Possible Victims

McLean Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau’s Child Abuse Squad arrested Santiago Alvarado Garcia, 50, of Falls Church (Fairfax County), on Friday and charged him with three counts of aggravated sexual battery.

033120 Mugshot - Alvarado Garcia, Santiago

Detectives were contacted on Thursday, March 26, after a child from Digna Alvarado Garcia Daycare disclosed that they had been inappropriately touched by Garcia.

The daycare has operated at 2988 Monticello Drive since 2017 and was formerly located at 7503 Parkwood Court in 2016. Garcia is employed by a general contractor and has lived in the homes as his primary residence while the daycare has been in operation. Detectives would like to hear from anyone who is concerned their child may have had inappropriate contact with Garcia.

Victim specialists from our Victim Services Division have been assigned to ensure that the identified victim is receiving appropriate resources and assistance.

Anyone with information should call Major Crimes Bureau detectives at 703-246-7800, option 3. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS ( 866-411-8477 ), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE.  Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers“.  Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. For ongoing updates, please read our blog and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @FairfaxCountyPD.