(WNY News Now) – A 43-year-old resident of the Town of Sheridan in Chautauqua County, was issued an Appearance Ticket for allegedly possessing Child Pornography following an investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheridan – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on November 1, 2023, which originated from S. Roberts Rd. in the Town of Sheridan. The call was related to a report of an individual allegedly in possession of Child Pornography.
Following an investigation conducted by the Criminal Investigation Division of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Michael D. Werts, a 43-year-old resident of the Town of Sheridan, was issued an Appearance Ticket for an alleged violation of NYS PL 263.16, which pertains to possessing a sexual performance by a child.
The specific details surrounding the case, including the nature of the Child Pornography in question, have not been disclosed in the provided information.