Virginia man arrested for 25 counts of child pornography

Virginia man arrested for 25 counts of child pornography
Christopher Harold Baker (Source: WHSV)

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) — The Waynesboro Police Department reported the arrest of a man for 25 counts of child pornography.

Officials say that the police department received a complaint on Sept. 23 from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) that a computer user in Waynesboro was uploading and downloading child pornography.

The Waynesboro Police Department Investigations Division launched an immediate investigation, according to a press release from officials. A search warrant was executed in the 300 block of Commerce Avenue at the residence of 38-year-old Christopher Harold Baker.

Officials say they seized several pieces of electronic equipment and found 25 images of child pornography upon forensic examination.

Baker was arrested on Oct. 8 on 25 counts to produce, distribute and finance child pornography. He is currently being held without bail in Middle River Regional Jail.

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