Police: Powhatan man arrested, charged for child sex crimes

Police: Powhatan man arrested, charged for child sex crimes
Robert Wesley Brizendine (Source: Powhatan Police)

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a Powhatan man has been arrested and charged for soliciting and exposing himself to a minor.

Police say on Oct. 28 at 2 p.m., Robert Wesley Brizendine, 54, was arrested on two counts of soliciting a child under the age of 15 for sexual purposes and four counts of using a communication system to expose his genitals to a child under the age of 15.

According to police, Brizendine traveled from his home in Powhatan to another location in Powhatan expecting to meet a 14-year-old child but was instead met by Powhatan Sheriff Office deputies.

Brizendine is being held in the Piedmont Regional Jail with no bond.

Anyone with information in reference to Robert Wesley Brizendine please contact Det. Austin Schwartz at (804) 598-5656.

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