A Hanover firefighter will go on trial for child sex crimes Thursday.
The accused firefighter, Ryan Nugent, is 24 years-old. The alleged victim is 15 years-old. Police say the two were in a relationship.
Nugent is charged with indecent exposure, and having sexual intercourse with a teenager. Prosecutors says a neighbor reported seeing Nugent and a minor naked in a backyard in Colonial Heights.
Back in March when we spoke to Nugent's neighbors, many said they were not surprised the charges. Our legal analyst said whether consensual or not, it is illegal for an adult to have sex with a minor.
Nugent had spent six months with Hanover Black Creek Volunteer Fire Department before his arrest.
We'll be following this trial and will bring you the latest on air and on line.
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