ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. - A civilian contractor assigned to the USS Eisenhower was arrested on a number of charges relating to the exploitation of a minor, the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday.
53-year-old Jesse Dean Boyles of Norfolk was arrested and charged with one count of Distribution of Child Pornography and eight counts of Distribution of Child Pornograpy, 2nd Offenses.
The sheriff's office said investigators used certain databases to search for people who were looking to engage in the distribution and/or solicitation of pornographic images of children. As a result, they began an investigation into Boyle's online activities.
The arrest was made by investigators with the sheriff's office, working in conjunction with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; the Bedford County Virginia Sheriff’s Offices Southern Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force; the Norfolk Virginia Police Department and Naval Criminal Investigative Services.
Boyles was taken to Western Tidewater Regional Jail, where he is being held without bond.
The USS Eisenhower is homeported at Naval Station Norfolk.