Former Loudoun volunteer paramedic sentenced for sex offenses
LOUDOUN, VA – A former Loudoun volunteer paramedic has been sentenced for several sex offenses.
Timothy Metrus Ward, 32, was sentenced to three years in prison after he was charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a child by custodian, one count of use of communication systems to facilitate certain offenses with children, and one count of use of communication systems to facilitate certain offenses with children.
According to a news release from the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office, Ward volunteered as a paramedic with the Sterling and Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squads and worked as a supervisor and mentor for non-medically certified volunteers. In early 2015, Ward engaged in a sexual relationship with a fifteen-year-old volunteer and later proposed sexual acts to a seventeen-year-old volunteer.
Ward will will serve his prison sentence in the Virginia Department of Corrections and will be required to register as a sex offender. Upon his release, Ward will be placed 14 years of probation.