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Smithfield man charged in connection to solicitation of sexual act from child

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Posted at 5:27 PM, Apr 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-19 17:27:33-04

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. - Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office charged a man in connection to allegedly using a device to solicit sexual acts from a child.

According to police, 38-year-old Chad Callahan, of Smithfield, was arrested and charged in connection to the use of a communication device to solicit a sexual act from a child.

Callahan was arrested following an investigation by sheriff’s office investigators.

The investigation began after the Isle of Wight County Department of Social Services was made aware of communications received by a child, according to officials.

Investigators executed a search warrant at the home of Callahan and arrested him on felony warrants.

Callahan was charged with use of a communication device for the purpose of soliciting a sex act by a minor and taking indecent liberties with children.

Callahan was sent to the Western Tidewater Regional Jail and was later issued a $10,000 secured bond.