Upon completed investigation of forensic evidence collected, detectives of the Major Crimes Child Exploitation Unit have charged Sweeney with one count of production of child pornography for a child under 15 years old; one count of production of child pornography for a child over 15 years old; three counts of solicitation of a minor using a communication device; and five counts of possession of child pornography.
Detectives obtained warrants on Monday, February 1. The charges are for alleged crimes between November 2013 and September 2015. Sweeney turned himself in at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center that evening.
(9/22/15) School Employee Charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
Patrol officers from the Mount Vernon District Station arrested a Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) teacher on Sunday, September 20. Michael A. Sweeney, 44, of Woodbridge, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, following an investigation which stemmed from him being found in the company of minor.
Sweeney and the victim were discovered in a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of the 8800 block of Richmond Highway. The victim is a 16-year-old girl from the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Detectives from the Child Exploitation Unit assumed the investigation.
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