Special News 3 Feb 2023
On 31 Jan 2023 Detectives with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received information of prepubescent females with genitals visible, and images of a child engaged in sexual activity with a male adult, in our jurisdiction. The incident range date was from June 2022 to January 2023.
Subjects were identified as David Nolan, 285 Kern Drive, Warren Township. The account had been activated on June 11, 1988. David’s twin brother, Donald Nolan, also lives at 285 Kern Road, Warren Township.
On 1 Feb 2023 a search warrant was obtained and executed at 285 Kern Drive, Marietta, Ohio. During the search a computer was located in a bedroom on the main floor, which Donald stated was his computer. Multiple images of child pornography were located on that computer. A box of DVDs of child pornography were located in the bedroom closet, utilized by Donald. While interviewing Donald, about the DVDs, he stated they may contain child porn. Also located in Donald’s dresser were numerous photographs of prepubescent children in a nude state.
A second computer was located downstairs, which David reported as being his. David advised that was his computer he used and admitted to downloading child pornography. Next to the desk (basement) was a box containing DVDs of child pornography
All evidence seized as a result of the search warrant will be further reviewed. A total of three (3) computers, printed photographs, and 102 DVDs were seized. At this time over 41,000 items of child pornography and children performing sexual acts have been identified.
David Dean Nolan, age 69, and Donald Eugene Nolan, age 69, were arrested and transported to Washington County Jail on 1 count each of F2 Pandering Sexually Oriented Matter Involving a Minor or Impaired Person.