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A 22 year old New Rochelle man has been arrested on child pornography charges.
Patrick Colon was charged today with Promoting a Sexual Performance of a Child and Possessing an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child, both felonies.
Prosecutors say that on February 7, 2011, an undercover investigator from the Westchester D.A.'s Office, was able to view a digital image of a sexual performance by a child less than 17 years of age that was available for download by other people from Colon's computer.
Authorities executed a search warrant at Colon's home today during which time he allegedly showed investigators digital files of a child less than 16 years of age in a sexual performance.
A White Plains man has been charged in a Federal indictment with posessing, receiving and distributing child pornography.
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, says 22 year old Samuel J. Fanelli was arrested January 28 by FBI agents after officials seized his computer and allegedly found more than 10,000 images and videos of child pornography on it.
State Police in Wappinger say a former Yorktown Heights resident, who now resides in the Town of Wappinger, has been arrested for allegedly using a child in a sexual performance and Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child.
51 year old Michael S. Arthur was initially arrested in September 2010 after the mother of a 5 year old girl told police Arthur had been taking secretly nude photographs of her daughter.
At the time, a search warrant was executed and police seized several items including personal computers, cell phones and digital storage devices from Arthur's home.
Pace University's Director of Cultural Events has been charged with possession of child pornography.
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore says 62 year old David G. Watson of Rye Brook, who worked at the Pace University campus in Manhattan, was arraigned on felony charges of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child and one charge of Possessing and Obscene Sexual Performance of a Child.
Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that 27 year old William Eisenberger of Yonkers was sentenced to 6 years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for distributing and possessing child pornography.
Eisenberger pled guilty February 10, 2010 to the charges. Prosecutors say between August 2009 and October 2009 Eisenberger distibuted files containing child pornography images from his personal computer in Yonkers over the internet via a peer-to-peer networking program.
A Beacon man was sentenced to 23 years in prison in White Plains today for the attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, attempted enticement of a minor and possession of roughly 1,000 images of child pornography. 44 year old Christopher Schulze pleaded guilty June 3,2009 to the charges.
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