Robert Fenn, 27, of Herndon, is accused of receiving and possessing child pornography.
Criminal indictments are only charges and not evidence of guilt. A defendant is presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty. Robert Fenn, 27, of Herndon, a former teacher at Poplar Tree Elementary School, was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on charges of child pornography. Police said after Fenn's arrest in June that he worked at the school as a special education teacher for students in kindergarten through third grade. No school equipment or students at the school were involved, Fairfax County Police said at the time. Fenn was indicted on one count of receipt of child pornography, which carries a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison; and one count of possession of child …
In admitting guilt, the man acknowledged creating and distributing videos and photos.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, August 27, 2012
A federal judge this week sentenced Shiloh Richard Forrest, 37, of Sterling, to more than 26 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for producing child pornography. Forrest pleaded guilty in May to producing child pornography. According to court documents, Forrest collected child pornography and in December 2010 sent images and videos from the collection to an undercover U.S. Postal Inspector, with the intent to exchange them for new videos. Investigators seized multiple computers from Forrest’s home last year, and an examination showed that Forrest had recorded himself with a mobile phone engaging in sex with a child in his apartment in Sterling as well as at an Ocean City, MD, hotel in 2010. Investigators found …