Northumberland County elementary school teacher arrested

Christopher Joel "CJ" Richardson
Christopher Joel "CJ" Richardson

NORTHUMBERLAND, VA (WWBT) – 28-year-old Christopher Joel "CJ" Richardson of Lottsburg, Va. was arrested Tuesday following a police investigation.

He has been charged with one count of three different felonies: committing sodomy with a child less than 13 years, using an electronic communications device for procuring child pornography and soliciting a person under the age of 15 to take part in child pornography.

Richardson was employed as a teacher at Northumberland Elementary School. None of the alleged offenses occurred on school property.

Anticipated charges are anticipated upon further investigation.  Richardson is being held without bond at the Northern Neck Regional Jail pending arraignment on Sept. 16.

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