February 3, 2023

Virginia Beach Man Arrested for Distribution of Child Pornography

​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, February 3, 2023 – On January 31, 2023, members of the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI-Norfolk), with the assistance of SWAT, executed a search warrant in the 5000 block of Trumpet Vine Court after receiving various reports of a local computer network distributing files of child pornography. The suspect at the location was identified as Forrest Burrell III, (M/24) of Virginia Beach.

Burrell was arrested on ten counts of Distribution of Child Pornography, with additional charges pending a digital forensic examination of the evidence seized. He is currently being held on no bond.

This is an ongoing investigation that may involve other offenses. If you have any additional information regarding the arrest of Mr. Burrell or this case, please call the VBPD Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) at 757-427-1749 or submit your information anonymously through Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)/P3tips.com.

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