Staunton: Several arrests in online solicitation sting


staunton newThe Staunton Police Department recently conducted a task force investigating the online solicitation of minors. The Staunton Police Department is a member agency of the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

The following individuals were arrested on the following charges:

  • Brandon Lee Acord, 22, of Churchville
    Two counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Ricky Darrell Beard, 51, of Waynesboro
    Five counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One Count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Wannie Wayne Buzzard, 39, of Timberville
    Two counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Roy Edwin Cave, 79, of Harrisonburg
    Two counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • David Gray Jordan Jr, 50, of Charlottesville
    Five counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Joseph Garvis Mabe, 37, of Lynchburg
    Three counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Gabriel Diaz-Rosero, 31, of Crofton, Md.
    Six counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Jerson Alexander Orellanna, 19, of Charlottesville
    One count of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370)
  • Jerry Ray Plaugher, 40, of Mount Crawford
    Nine counts of Online Solicitation of a Minor under 15 (Code of VA Section 18.2-374.3) One count of Attempted Indecent Liberties with a Minor (Code of VA Section 18.2-26/18.2-370) One count of Impersonating a Firefighter (Code of VA Section 18.2-174.1)


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