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Possession of Child pornography charges certified

July 12, 2005

For Immediate Release

Lynchburg, Virginia

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Vicki Mann

(434) 455-3776

After testimony from Investigator R. D. Viar of the Lynchburg Police Department at a July 12, 2005 preliminary hearing, Judge William Light of the Lynchburg Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court certified twenty felony charges of  possession of child pornography against Joseph Anthony Dapron, 70, of 1910 Ridge Avenue, Lynchburg to the August 1st grand jury.  Dapron is being held in the Blue Ridge Regional jail on no bond.

Additional charges are expected to be placed when the case is presented to the Grand Jury.

Chief Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Doucette represented the Commonwealth.  Assistant Public Defender Franklin Bell represented Dapron.