Pearson Hall

Pearson Hall, front facade taken on Sept. 9, 2016.

Eric Augustine, a student and member of the Corp of Cadets at Virginia Tech, has been charged with six counts of distributing child pornography. According to WSLS 10, the offense date was Jan. 16, 2021. The Virginia Tech Police Department (VTPD) arrested Augustine on Nov. 2 on campus.

According to WDBJ7 News, Augustine has been released on a $10,000 bond.

Upon Augustine’s arrest, VTPD also searched his dorm room.

His next court appearance is set to be Dec. 1, 2021, in Montgomery County Circuit Court at 9 a.m. and Augustine will be represented by James ‘Jimmy’ Turk.

There is no further information in the proceedings of the case at this time.