East Stroudsburg man charged with possessing child porn
An East Stroudsburg man was arrested Thursday on child pornography possession and other charges, police said.
Justin Gomez, 23, of Spangenburg Avenue, also is charged with criminally using a communication facility and other felonies. Gomez was placed in county jail under $10,000 bail.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in August told Monroe County detectives about on online account being used to store child porn, authorities said. Police say they connected the account to Gomez and, joined Thursday morning by Stroud Area Regional Police, executed a search warrant at his home.
Gomez admitted the account was his, but claimed no knowledge of the child porn in it, authorities said.