July 14, 2024
Annapolis, US 89 F

Severna Park man charged with possession and distribution of child pornography

On October 30, 2019, the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit initiated an investigation regarding uploading child pornographic images to a particular internet site.  The information was provided by the “National Center for Missing and Exploited Children” (NCMEC) which is a non-profit organization whose mission is to find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation and prevent child victimization.

Detectives identified the address associated with the uploading of child pornography; and on November 27, 2019, detectives executed a  search warrant at an address in the 400 block of Larkspur Lane in Severna Park, Maryland. Numerous digital devices were seized for analysis and the suspect was identified as a 25-year old male resident.

After receiving the results from the forensic extraction, child pornography was confirmed. Child Abuse detectives obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect charging him with ten counts of possession of child pornography and nine counts of distributing child pornography.  On Decemver 1, 2020, he was placed under arrest without incident.

The Anne Arundel County Police is urging anyone with information on this incident or the suspect to contact the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit at 410-222-4733. One can also remain anonymous by calling the Anne Arundel County Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

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