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Pike County man arrested on possession of child pornography charges

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Posted at 9:26 AM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 09:27:35-04

VELPEN — A man was arrested on Friday afternoon for allegedly possessing child pornography.

Detectives from the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began to investigate a 23-year-old man after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, according to a press release from ISP.

Authorities arrested the man on the suspicion of five counts of possession of child pornography after the served a search warrant at his house, according to the release.

He is being held in the Pike County Jail on a $350,000 bond, according to the release.

The investigation is still active, according to the release.