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Hanover, Va. – On Wednesday, August 24, 2022, investigators with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office executed a residential search warrant in the 4200 block of Crown Hill Road.
As a result of a thorough investigation and evidence collected, Earl Harris Burnette, 61, of Mechanicsville, has been charged with the following crimes: Forcible Sodomy (F), Aggravated Sexual Battery (F - x2), Possession of Child Pornography (F – x3) and Production of Child Pornography (F – x4).
Burnette was transported to Pamunkey Regional Jail and was held without bond.
His booking photo is attached.
Anyone with further information about this case is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile device to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.