NEWPORT NEWS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CRIMES AGAINST MINORS
February 15, 2020
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News man has pleaded guilty to sex crimes against minors following his arrest back in 2019.
Then 61-year-old Curtis Charles Claypool was arrested by Newport News Police back in July of 2019. He was charged with eight counts each of displaying child pornography to a child, taking indecent liberties with a child, aggravated sexual battery: victim 13 years-old or younger, object sexual penetration: victim 13 years-old or younger and sodomy: victim 13 years-old or younger.
Police also charged Claypool with attempted rape of a person 13 years-old or younger.
On February 5, 2021, Claypool entered a guilty plea in court. His sentencing is set for April 23,2021.
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