New Market man faces child porn, failure to register charges

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A 21-year-old New Market man faces charges after an investigation into child pornography by the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s office.

Jacob D. Ohler was arrested on one count of possession, reproduction, distribution, solicitation and facilitation of child pornography and three counts of failure to register as a sex offender, the sheriff’s office said Friday.

The investigation began Jan. 31 with a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). On Feb. 6, deputies and officers from Shenandoah County Adult Probation and Parole executed a search warrant in the 9000 block of Pleasant View Drive in New Market. Ohler was arrested afterward on a probation violation, according to the sheriff’s office. The child porn and failure to register charges were filed Feb. 22.

Ohler was transported to the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail, where he was held without bond.

WPD seek information on a sex offender

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An email from the Winchester Police Department (WPD) reports a Winchester Grand Jury indicted 55 year old Hylton Matthew Walker.

Walker the former owner of Walker Landscape and Patio resided in the 1300 block of S. Loudoun St. Winchester.

He has been indicted on nine sex related offenses against three female juveniles.

The alleged crimes against the juveniles date back to 2012 with a recent incident occurring in Aug. 2021.

The WPD Criminal investigation Division is concerned that there may be more victims of Walker.

Anyone with information or anyone who may have had inappropriate contact with Walker is asked to call Detective Bansal at (540) 545-4704.

Walker is currently held without bond at the Regional Detention Center.

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