Forestville Man Arrested For Possessing Child Pornography

FORESTVILLE-A village man was arrested September 28th by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation for Possession of Child Pornography according to the New York State Police. 

Robert J. Howard, 62, faces ten counts of Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child (E Felony) and two counts of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child (D Felony).

Troopers reportedly received a report in July of possible child pornography.  Troopers, BCI and NYSP Computer Crimes Unit located the IP address used, information eventually used to locate a suspect later determined to be Howard.

Howard was arraigned at the Town of Hanover Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail.

Please note: The featured image was obtained from the Sheriff’s Website.

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