STANARDSVILLE, Va. (AP) — A former Greene County deputy has been sentenced for soliciting a minor online.
Virginia State Police say 56-year-old Robert L. Beverage of Ruckersville was sentenced Tuesday in Greene County Circuit Court to two years in jail. Another two years was suspended.
Beverage also must register as a sex offender when he is released.
He had pleaded guilty to two counts of online solicitation of a minor.
State police say Beverage solicited and received at least eight images depicting child pornography from an underage female in 2013. Beverage met the girl in 2013 while serving as a prisoner transport and courtroom security deputy.