Report: Convicted Sex Offender Was In Covington High School Recently

On February 13, 2020 a Covington High School employee alerted the School Resource Officer that an individual they believed to be on the Virginia State Police sex offender registry had been at the school within the past 24 hours. The School Resource Officer in conjunction with the Virginia State Police and the Adult Probation and Parole District 40 conducted an investigation that resulted in the apprehension and confinement of the suspect. If you have any information on this matter, please contact the Covington Division of Police at 540-965-6333.