Ex-Washington County Official Arrested For Attempted Sexual Assault Of A Minor Under 13

Police in Virginia have arrested John Mulvey, former Washington County Economic Development Director for attempted aggravated sexual battery on a juvenile under the age of 13.

The arrest happened on Thursday in Amherst Virginia police say without incident. Mulvey has been on unpaid leave on his current job since April 15th.

The allegations from the girls family were reported to police in late March.

Mulvey is being held on a $10,000 dollar bond. He started his current job in Virginia this past December.


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  • by ANeighbor Location: Washington County on Jun 22, 2009 at 09:55 AM
    This man has not worked in or for Washington County since July 2007! What makes you think he quit? Ever think there was a possibility otherwise? There was! If you think its not too serious maybe you should read about it in the article on www.neweraprogress.com. From my expereience of having known this character he needs to be locked up for good!
  • by Bert Location: Greenville on Jun 22, 2009 at 06:54 AM
    What can a grown man possibly find attractive about a child? This world is full of sick people and something like that can't be "rehabilitated". Do the taxpayers a favor put this guy out of his misery.
  • by concerned Location: washington county on Jun 21, 2009 at 08:16 PM
    Why is it that the headline reads EX-WASHINGTON COUNTY official??? From reading this he has not worked in Washington COunty since before December. I would love to read some positive news and happenings in Washington. There are lots of great things happening in this small community, but only the bad things make the headlines.
  • by Arcie Location: Washington on Jun 21, 2009 at 02:47 PM
    another one of those sexual issue hmmm; yes he did something wrong and i agree he needs to be punished. my question is how about or what happen to under-age teen male that gets an under-age teen female pregnant? isn't that a crime also? but i don't hear or see them being punished. hmmm, what a crazy world we live in.
  • by Mortie Location: Rocky Hock on Jun 21, 2009 at 07:51 AM
    only 10k bond ... must not be too serious or somethin. Mortie
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Jun 21, 2009 at 05:59 AM
    Didn't know that John quit Washington County to become "Chester the Molester". It should be Gulag time for this Perv.
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