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73-year-old Dinwiddie man facing child porn charges

Franklin Wayne Loftis Franklin Wayne Loftis

DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) - Saturday afternoon, the Dinwiddie County Sheriff's Office confirmed the arrest of a 73-year-old man for child pornography charges.

Franklin Wayne Loftis, of the 1300 block of Hawkins Road, was arrested Wednesday for possession of child pornography and production of child pornography.

According to the Dinwiddie County Sheriff's Office, information received during a previous investigation of Loftis prompted the department to obtain a search warrant for Loftis' home. While executing the warrant, numerous images of child pornography, digital media and electronic equipment were seized.

Right now, investigators are looking at the contents of the digital media and electronics and depending on what on they find, additional charges may be filed.

Loftis is currently being held at the Dinwiddie County Jail without bond. A preliminary hearing is set for April 3 in the Dinwiddie County General Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. 

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