Stuarts Draft Man Charged With Crime Against Minor

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- A Stuarts Draft man was arrested this past weekend after law enforcement said he sent inappropriate text messages to a minor.

Scott Cosby was arrested in Stuarts Draft and now faces multiple charges for taking indecent liberties with a child.

A 12-year-old girl alerted law enforcement after she received inappropriate text messages over the weekend from Cosby, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office.

On Saturday night, officers showed up at Cosby's home and took him into custody.

They also seized his computers and his cell phone.

Investigators are still looking into what exactly is on the devices.

Cosby is now in jail at Middle River Regional Jail facing multiple charges.

His wife is now facing charges for obstruction of justice.


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