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Pittsylvania Co. man arrested on child pornography charges

William Allen Leopold Sr. - Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office
William Allen Leopold Sr. - Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY (WSLS 10) - The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office arrested a local man after they said he was in possession of child pornography.

Deputies arrested William Allen Leopold Sr. on Friday, Jan. 8 in connection with sex crimes involving a minor.

Leopold was arrested on Virgina Code 18.2-374.1:1 knowingly possess child pornography (solicit from a child of 16) and Virginia code 18.2-374.3 use of a communication system or other electronic means for the purpose of procuring or promoting the use of a minor for an activity in violation of Virginia code 18.2-374.

A search warrant was also obtained and executed by Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office on Leopold's residence where items were seized and will be forensically examined.

Leopold was held without bond and will make his first court appearance Monday, Jan. 11 in Pittsylvania County Juvenile and Domestic court.