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Police arrest 75-year-old man in child pornography investigation

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 17:32:06-04

GRAND CHUTE (NBC 26) -- Grand Chute Police said the department arrested a 75-year-old man following an investigation into child pornography.

Police said detectives began investigating after receiving a tip through the Wisconsin Department of Justice Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

According to police, the suspect is accused of distributing graphic videos of child pornography more than 150 times during the course of three months. Police said an investigation has identified more than 500 internet accounts that received these videos.

Those that received the videos are currently being investigated.

The suspect in this case is being held at the Outagamie County Jail on recommended charges of possession of child pornography.