Lynchburg man faces 11 child porn charges

Allen Henderson (Credit: Lynchburg Police Department)

Allen Henderson
(Credit: Lynchburg
Police Department)

 

Lynchburg police have arrested a city resident on child pornography charge. As WLNI’s Evan Jones reports, police say it follows an investigation going back to March.
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(Continue reading for Lynchburg Police Department news release)

From Lynchburg Police Department:

The Lynchburg Police Department’s Digital Evidence Recovery Unit (DERU), an affiliate member of the Southern Virginia ICAC Task Force, conducted a proactive investigation into the online sharing of child pornography.

In March of 2014 a suspect regarding the online sharing of child pornography was developed at a residence in the 4700 Block of Greenwood Drive in the City of Lynchburg. On May 9th, 2014 a search warrant was obtained and executed at the residence.

On June 18th, 2014, as a result of this ongoing investigation, Allen Henderson (31 yr old, W/M) was charged and arrested on 10 counts of child pornography possession and 1 count of distribution of child pornography.

Allen Henderson is currently being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center without bond.

The Lynchburg Police Department’s Digital Evidence Recovery Unit (DERU), an affiliate member of the Southern Virginia ICAC Task Force, conducted a proactive investigation into the online sharing of child pornography. In March of 2014 a suspect regarding the online sharing of child pornography was developed at a residence in the 4700 Block of Greenwood Drive in the City of Lynchburg. On May 9th, 2014 a search warrant was obtained and executed at the residence. On June 18th, 2014, as a result of this ongoing investigation, Allen Henderson (31 yr old, W/M) was charged and arrested on 10 counts of child pornography possession and 1 count of distribution of child pornography. Allen Henderson is currently being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail – Lynchburg Adult Detention Center without bond.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. CM Byrne at 434-455-6170 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Visit the Central Virginia Crime Stoppers website at www.cvcrimestoppers.org to enter a web tip, or text “CVCS” plus your message to 274637.

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