Thursday, September 15, 2011

Gloucester County man arrested for soliciting sex from a minor on Facebook, Story From WTKR News

This Story from WTKR News

A Gloucester County Sheriff's Office investigation led to the arrest of Werter Gregory Wright, 43, who has been accused of communicating with a minor on Facebook and making inappropriate, sexual comments to the teen.

He was arrested at his Newport News home in the 12700 Block of St. George Street and has been charged with three felony counts of use of a communications device to solicit a minor for certain sexual offenses.

A 16-year-old female told police that she had been communicating with Wright, who took school pictures at several schools on the Northern Neck, through Facebook. The teenager indicated that Wright made several inappropriate comments of sexual nature to her.

Police went undercover and started communicating with Wright where several conversations between and undercover investigator took place.
Authorities searched Wright’s residence and seized several items including a computer, external hard drive and a cell phone.

Wright is now being held without bond at the Gloucester County Jail.

Wright was using the Facebook account “” and the Yahoo Account

Anyone with information on Wright or has had any juveniles who may have had contact with him on any of these accounts is asked to contact Lt. Little at Gloucester Sheriffs Office at 804-693-1100 or Investigator Taylor with Richmond County Sheriffs Office at 804-333-5646.

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