Hopewell mom tangled up in bizarre revenge porn case

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) – A Hopewell mother faces charges of revenge porn, but it may not be what you think.

It seemed like a marriage made in heaven. Lindsey Reid had a good job as a paralegal, and two kids from a previous relationship. She was ready to move on and find someone strong and dedicated, to spend the rest of her life with. Donnie Reid seemed like the perfect fit. A sergeant. in the Hopewell Police Department, Donnie is well respected in the community — a decorated officer, and on the fast track to promotion.

Somewhere along the way, though, Donnie and Lindsey were no more. She claims he was having a relationship with another woman, a married woman we won’t be identifying in this story. Someone sent Lindsey a link to an ad for a commercial porn site and told her to look at the still image and short video clip very closely, claiming the woman bears a striking resemblance to Donnie’s new girlfriend. Lindsey clipped and pasted the picture and sent it to her husband along with an angry text, that reads in part:

“I DO NOT think this is okay, and DO NOT want my son exposed to this!!!!!”

The “girlfriend” filed a police report, claiming she was the victim of revenge porn. In her handwritten complaint, she admits that it appears to be her face, but claims the image and video clip have been Photoshopped. Soon after that filing, Lindsey received a summons, claiming that she, “unlawfully, with intent to coerce, harass or intimidate, maliciously disseminated an image that depicts another person who is totally nude.” Read More…

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