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Waynesboro Man Arrested on 20 Counts of Possessing Child Porn

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A Waynesboro man is behind bars Tuesday night facing 20 counts of possessing child pornography.  Thomas Neal Tait, 52, was arrested Monday after a yearlong investigation. 

Officers say they found more than 80,000 images of children being sexually abused on his computer.  Many of images depict children under 2 years old being assaulted by adults. 

Tait is being held without bond at the Middle River Regional Jail.


Waynesboro Police Department
Press Release

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man, Thomas Neal Tait, 52, on 20 counts of Possession of Child Pornography pursuant to a yearlong investigation. Investigators seized a computer belonging to Tait that contained in excess of 80, 000 images of children  being sexually abused. Many of the images depict children younger than 2 years old being sexually assaulted by adults.

The Waynesboro Police Department has received assistance in this investigation by both the Virginia State Police and various federal law enforcement agencies. 

Tait was taken into custody yesterday without incident and  is being held without bond in the Middle River Regional Jail pending Advisement.

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