Suspect arrested on child pornography charges

Courtesy: Nelson Co. Sheriff's Office
Courtesy: Nelson Co. Sheriff's Office(Courtesy: Nelson Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:00 PM EST
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NELSON Co., Va. (WDBJ) - Last year in June, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a child pornography complaint.

On Monday, 50-year-old John Proffitt of Roseland was arrested on 30 counts of “possession of child pornography.”

He is held without bond at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail.

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office thanks the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Agaisnt Children Task Force for their help in the investigation.