Nelson Co. Man Facing Dozens of Sex Charges

Nelson Co., VA - A Nelson County man is being held without bond on dozens of sex charges.

James Jessup is facing 54 felonies, including rape, sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, indecent liberties and carnal knowledge.

Investigators say the crimes happened over a five year period in Nelson and Appomattox Counties, and involve three victims, two of whom are juveniles.

Jessup's arrest comes after a three month long investigation by the Nelson County Sheriff's Office.