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Virginia Music Teacher Guilty of Soliciting Minor

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    Music Teacher, Church Worker Arrested on Child Sex Charges

    A local music teacher was arrested on child sex charges. News4's Aimee Cho reports the suspect also directed music at a church. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018)

    A jury convicted a Virginia music teacher of solicitation of a minor Monday.

    The Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrestsed 41-year-old Ryan Thomas Pick of Woodbridge last year after an undercover officer posing as a 12-year-old girl connected with him on social media, according to the Virginia attorney general's office. Pick sent a video of himself in a sex act and mention sex acts he wanted to particpate in with the girl.

    During a search of his home, Pick admitted to chatting with who he believed was a 12-year-old girl.

    Pick taught music for Fairfax County Public Schools and as a private instructor offering lessons at his home or the student's. He was the music director for his church.

    The jury recommended a seven-year prison sentence. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 22, 2019.

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