Fairfax Co. Wrestling Official Arrested for Child Porn
Know this guy? Mark Barget.
A wrestling official from Fairfax County was arrested Sunday on ten charges of possession of child pornography. Police are looking for anyone who may have information about the case.
Mark Barget, a 51 year-old resident of Lorton, judged middle and high school wrestling matches in the area. Officer Shelley Broderick of the Fairfax County Police Department said "numerous" schools participated in matches Barget judged.
Barget judged matches through the North Virginia Wrestling Officials Association, a group that contracts with school districts to provide officials at matches. Dave Sisson, the wrestling association's commissioner, declined to provide a list of tournaments or matches Barget judged to Kingstowne Patch.
Barget came to the Fairfax County Police Department's attention in June, when the Fairfax County Fire Marshal's Office notified police about Barget.
Ten warrants for possession of child pornography were issued. Detectives served Barget with the warrants at his home at 8311 Green Heron Way on Sunday, arrested him, and transported him to Fairfax County Adult Detention.
Police ask that anyone with additional information about Barget contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS, visit www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.