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Forgotten cell phone in Marion, Va., leads to child porn charges

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MARION, VA (WJHL) - A cell phone left in a taxi led to child pornography charges against two people in Marion, Va.
According to a news release from the town of Marion, a taxi company called the police department on Saturday to report suspicious material found on a phone that had been inadvertently left in one of the cabs.
Police found the phone belonged to Lindsey Nicole Dees. The taxi company provided an address where she was taken. Police said that location is the home of Daner Bruce Durham, a newly registered sex offender from Texas, according to the release.
Dees admitted the phone was hers when police showed up at Durham's place.
Police looked at Durham's phone and found child pornography on it too.
Dees and Durham were charged with possession of child pornography.
They were being held without bond at the Southwest Regional Jail in Abingdon.
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