Elementary school teacher, church leader arrested

Posted at 3:07 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 23:42:59-04

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- Ryan Thomas Pick, 40, of Woodbridge, was charged with five counts of use of a communication system for crimes against children, according to the Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

Pick was arrested August 21 in Hanover and booked, without bond, at Pamunkey Regional Jail.

Details about the alleged crime have not yet been released.

Pick has been placed on leave from his job teaching music at Cameron Elementary School in Fairfax, WTOP reported. He was dismissed as Director of Music from St. Paul United Methodist Church in Woodbridge following his arrest, the church's pastor told WTOP.

Pick still appears on the church's website.

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