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UPDATE: Former Nelson County Sheriff indicted on four charges

File Image: Former Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks
File Image: Former Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSLS 10) - A grand jury indicted former Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks on multiple charges on Friday, May 6.

He is charged with unlawful creation and dissemination of images of another. He is also accused of malfeasance, or misusing his position, and embezzlement.

Rebecca Adcock, 58, of Piney River, Va. was also arrested on Thursday. She faces one misdemeanor count of unlawful video taping of another and one misdemeanor count of obstruction of justice. Both were released on their own recognizance.

Lynchburg Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Doucette is prosecuting the case.

Brooks was Nelson County's sheriff from 2007 until the end of 2015, when he retired from the position.

State police say the incident remains under investigation.