Stafford County volunteer firefighter accused of sexually assaulting underage victim

A volunteer firefighter in Stafford County is facing charges for sexually assaulting an underage victim.

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The Stafford County sheriff’s office charged Brooke Volunteer Fire Department Chief Gerald Moore, 28, with three counts of forcible sodomy.

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During the investigation, detectives searched both Moore’s home and the Brooke Volunteer Fire Department for evidence.

They recovered what they described as potential evidence at both locations.

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Investigators say the charges stem from events that occurred while Moore was at the Hartwood Volunteer Fire Department. The victim – who was a child at the time – was not affiliated with Stafford County Fire and Rescue.

Moore is being held without bond at Rappahannock Regional Jail.