The Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit received a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding the possession and distribution of child pornography from a location in Anne Arundel County. During the investigation, evidence was developed by child abuse detectives that led to a search warrant being executed on May 8, 2015, at a residence in the 200 block of Owensville Road in West River, Maryland.
During the search of the residence, detectives secured various pieces of computer equipment as potential evidence. As detectives scanned the computers, apparent images of child pornography were located. Evidence recovered from computers found at the residence indicated the suspect was sharing these images on the internet. As the investigation progressed a suspect was identified as 22-year-old Sergei William Noack.
Noack was charged with 10 counts of Possession of Child Pornography and one count of Distribution of Child Pornography. The Anne Arundel County Police Department is urging anyone with information to come forward by calling Child Abuse Detective Andrea Ringler at 410-222-3484. If people with information wish to remain anonymous, they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.
The Anne Arundel County Police Department is an affiliate of the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, which is comprised of police agencies from around the state. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.
Suspect: Sergei William Noack, 22, of 200 Block N. Owensville Road, West River, Md.