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Fredericksburg man arrested for drugs and child porn

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Philip Louis Cox IV Philip Louis Cox IV
FREDERICKSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

A Fredericksburg man is accused of growing several marijuana plants and possessing child pornography.

Police searched the home of 28-year-old Louis Philip Cox IV Tuesday after they got a tip that he was growing marijuana in his basement. They found several marijuana plants, computers and other related evidence, according to police. Cox was arrested at his job and charged with the illegal manufacture of marijuana.

When police searched his computers, detectives say they discovered explicit sexual material involving children. Cox was additionally charged with ten felony counts of possession of child pornography, and he is currently being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

The case remains under investigation.

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