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Lynchburg man arrested on child pornography charges

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Sep 17 2013 03:30:16 PM EDT
Updated On: Sep 17 2013 03:31:32 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. -

Police arrested a Lynchburg man while executing a search warrant on Lakeside Drive Saturday.

Jose Diaz, 45, was charged with one count of distribution of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography, according to a news release.

The Lynchburg Police Department’s Digital Evidence Recovery Unit conducted an investigation into the online sharing of child pornography, developed a suspect at a mobile home in the 2300 block of Lakeside Drive, and obtained and executed a search warrant at the home on September 14.

Diaz was held without bond pending an advisement hearing in the City of Lynchburg General District Court. The hearing is scheduled for September 30.

The incident remains under investigation by the Lynchburg Police Department’s Digital Evidence Recovery Unit, and additional charges may be placed once the digital forensic investigation is complete.