VIRGINIA STATE POLICE TROOPER ARRESTED, INDICTED ON RAPE CHARGE, OTHER SEX CRIMES. Derrick Thompson has worked for Virginia State Police since Oct. 2007
February 5, 2021
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Va. – A Virginia State Police trooper is in jail after being indicted by a grand jury on charges of multiple sex crimes.
On Thursday, authorities arrested Derrick Thompson, of Drakes Branch, on charges of rape, sodomy and object sexual penetration.
All three charges are felonies.
Police said the indictments handed down by a Charlotte County grand jury stem from a state police investigation into an incident reported to the department in September 2020.
While Thompson admitted to engaging in sexual activity with the woman, he told investigators it