December 1, 2021


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Bethlehem man hit with 21 felony prices in little one pornography circumstance, AG’s business states

A 51-calendar year-previous Bethlehem guy faces felony rates after authorities found he downloaded several videos of baby pornography from a file sharing program, the Pennsylvania Lawyer General’s Business office mentioned in court records.

John B. Voss was arrested last week and sent to Northampton County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail subsequent an arraignment on the expenses, which include 10 counts of possession of baby pornography, 10 counts of disseminating movie or video of baby sex acts and a person depend of criminal use of a laptop.

An agent with the attorney general’s business wrote in court data that authorities traced little one pornography movies downloaded and shared on the net utilizing BitTorrent by way of an IP address made use of by Voss.

The agent bought a warrant to search Voss’ property in the 300 block of Broadhead Avenue. He went there with other officers on Thursday, and they seized a laptop computer. “There had been at minimum 10 visuals and/or films depicting small children under 13 a long time of age engaged in a prohibited sexual act and depicting indecent get in touch with with the baby,” the agent wrote in courtroom documents.

In an job interview with the agent, Voss allegedly admitted to downloading the material.

It was unclear in court docket records if Voss has an attorney.

Voss is upcoming thanks in court docket for a preliminary hearing on the prices. The listening to is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 2 just before District Choose Nancy Matos Gonzalez.

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