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William & Mary research biologist accused of possessing child porn

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Posted at 9:30 PM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-20 08:07:32-05

Williamsburg, Va. – A research biologist at William and Mary is behind bars after he was accused of possessing child porn.

Officials have arrested Michael D. Wilson, 46, of Richmond.

He has been charged with four felony counts of possession of child porn. He is now at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

Wilson is a research biologist at the Center for Conservation Biology.

He has been with the school since 2004.

He has been placed on administrative leave.

No other details have been released.