Thirteen charged in connection with Radford fight caught on video

Ten have been arrested, three remain wanted

Police are investigating a fight involving Radford University students at this off-campus house on Fairfax Street. (WSLS)

Thirteen people have been charged in connection to a fight in Radford that was caught on video last month, according to police.

The video has been seen thousands of times since the fight on Feb. 22 at a house on Fairfax Street.

Below is a statement from Caitlyn Scaggs, associate vice president for university relations:

“Radford University has taken immediate action against the individuals involved in this inexcusable incident. As such, these individuals have been placed on interim suspension and are no longer currently active at Radford University pending the outcome of established procedures and protocols associated with the Standards of Student Conduct.

The incident does not reflect the caring and compassionate nature of the Radford family or the individual and important responsibilities of all Highlanders. Radford University does not and will not tolerate such senseless and violent acts. Any and all individuals found responsible for their reckless and irresponsible involvement in this matter should be held responsible to the greatest extent possible under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Subsequently, the University will fully review the matter and take appropriate action in accordance with the University’s expectations and policies.”

All thirteen people were charged with the following:

  • Breaking and entering
  • Conspiracy to commit breaking and entering
  • Assault by mob
  • Felony destruction of property
  • Conspiracy to commit destruction of property

Authorities said they have arrested the following and they are all being held on secured bond at New River Valley Regional Jail:

  • Conner Martin Cuviello, 19
  • Logan Hall, 19
  • Garrett Kaplan, 21
  • Joshua Markwood, 20
  • Jacob McDonough, 22
  • Nicholas Ortiz, 20
  • Trenton Pettigrew, 22
  • Joel Varone, 21
  • Alexander Scott Volles, 21
  • Trey Walters, 21

The following people are still wanted, according to police:

  • Dominic Barbour, 21,
  • Corey Johnson, 20
  • Reese Noel, 19

Anyone with information on the location of those still wanted is asked to call 540-731-3624.


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