A Jordan man has been charged with possessing child pornography.
The State Police report that on May 17, investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested 40-year old Joel DePietro on charges of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child and Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child.
The arrest followed an investigation which determined Depietro allegedly uploaded images consistent with the sexual exploitation of children over the course of several months to an internet service provider.
The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force consists of members of the New York State Police, U.S. Marshals Service and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations Division.