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Ex-Virginia sheriff’s captain gets no jail time after child porn charge downgraded

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Dec 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-18 18:47:55-05

By NBC12 Newsroom 

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A former Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office captain was given a 12-month suspended sentence, which means he will serve no jail time, after having a child porn charge amended.

Donny Dixon received the sentence after his felony possession of child porn charge was downgraded to misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Dixon resigned earlier this year after the charge was brought against him. He had been promoted to captain only a short while earlier.

A source said Dixon was “one of the shining stars” within the office since he was hired in 2004.

His arrest followed a raid of his Ashland home by the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

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