A 16 year old Marathon teen was arrested Tuesday, charged with sexual battery on another teen.
16 year old John Qualls is accused of forcing another 16 year old boy to perform oral sex on him. The incident took place at Quall’s home on 74th Street the night of February 8th. He is also accused of holding the victim against his will by locking the doors of the house. The victim told Major Crimes Detective Manny Cuervo Qualls threatened to kill him or hurt him if he told anyone, put his hands around the victim’s neck on several occasions during the attack and struck him in the face several times.
Qualls was arrested and charged with sexual battery, false imprisonment and battery. He is currently in the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.