Concord man arrested for solicitation of a minor

Jason Cordier, 38, of Concord. (Courtesy: Lynchburg Police Dept.)
Jason Cordier, 38, of Concord. (Courtesy: Lynchburg Police Dept.) (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - On Wednesday just before 11 a.m. officers with the Lynchburg Police Department's Forensics Unit, Intelligence Unit, Community Action Team, and Field Operations Division responded to Fort Hill Shopping Center on Fort Avenue.

Jason Cordier, 38, of Concord, was taken into custody in reference to an ongoing criminal investigation involving the solicitation of a minor. He was charged with five felony counts of solicitation of a minor and one count of use of a communication system to facilitate certain offenses involving children.

Cordier is currently being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Lynchburg with no bond. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective C. A. Ball at 434-455-6180 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

The Lynchburg Police Department is an affiliate member of the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce.