24-year-old Lynchburg man arrested on child porn charges

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A 24-year-old Lynchburg man is accused of having child pornography.

Patrick Leigh Soals was charged on Halloween with one count of possession of child pornography first offense, and nine counts of possession of child pornography second offense.

On October 4, the Hanover County Sheriff's Office reached out to the Lynchburg Police Department to advise them that child pornography was shared by a computer in Lynchburg.

Police found the computer at a home in the 300 block of McConville Road.

Lynchburg police executed a search warrant on October 21 and seized multiple electronic devices.

Police found multiple files of child pornography on those devices.

Soals is being held at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center without bond.