Arrests Made for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
Hanover, Va. – On Thursday, October 20, 2022, investigators with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office acting on a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC), executed a residential search warrant in the 6000 block of Turnage Lane.
As a result of a thorough investigation and evidence collected, Benjamin T. Tuomey, 22, of Mechanicsville, was arrested and charged with 15 counts of Possession of Child Pornography 2nd or subsequent offense (F), 2 counts of Possession of Child Pornography and one count of Distribution of Child Pornography (F).
Tuomey was transported to Pamunkey Regional Jail and is being 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.