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Luis Ocasio charged for child porn

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 29 2013 03:52:55 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 29 2013 03:53:45 PM CDT
LUIS OCASIO
TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

A 22-year-old Tunkhannock Township man has been arrested for possessing child pornography.

Luis Ocasio  was arrested at his Long Pond home Tuesday morning by detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney's office and Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

The investigation began last week when Detective Brian Webbe of the district attorney’s office discovered Ocasio downloading and sharing files of child pornography on the Ares peer-to-peer file sharing network.

During the search of Ocasio’s home, detectives discovered that Ocasio’s computer contained photographs and videos of children as young as 10 years old engaged in sexual acts, as well as other evidence that Ocasio had been sharing those same files with other users on the Ares network.

When interviewed, Ocasio admitted to downloading and storing child pornography on his computer, as well as sharing those files with others.

Ocasio was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Richard Claypool and placed in the Monroe County Correctional Facility in lieu of $75,000 bail.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5.