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Lawrence Redpath and Zachary Blessing arrested on child pornography charges in Berks

Published On: Feb 27 2013 08:46:43 AM EST

Police in Berks County say two men are facing child porn charges after an investigation by a special task force.

Police say 60-year-old Lawrence Barry Redpath of the 300 block of Cameron Street and 23-year-old Zachary Allen Blessing of the 1700 block of Pear Street, both in Reading, are facing one count each of distribution and five counts each of possession of child porn.

Police say the arrests came after an investigation by the State Police Computer Crime Unit and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


Both men are accused of sharing child pornography on the internet.

Blessing was arraigned Tuesday and bail was set at $30,000.

Redpath is awaiting arraignment.