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Monroe man charged with child porn offenses after previous child sex abuse charges

A Monroe County man is being charged with child pornography offenses stemming from a 2023 investigation.

According to the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department (PMRPD), the division was investigating a child sexual abuse criticism in July 2023, resulting in an Aug. 4 search of the residence of Andrew Lilly, 50, of Pocono Lake. Various digital and media storage gadgets had been seized.

On April 11, PMRPD obtained a forensic report from the Department of Homeland Security. Police allege that the gadgets had greater than 100 pictures of pre-pubescent youngsters that meet the definition of child pornography underneath state legislation.

Lilly can have a preliminary listening to on May 7 in Magisterial Judge Richard White’s court docket. Lilly was denied bail at his arraignment after his April 23 arrest.

Last yr, Lilly was charged with a plethora of different child sex abuse charges, together with however not restricted to rape of a child, a first-degree felony; and statutory sexual assault and possession of child pornography, second-degree felonies. This case is continuing in Monroe County Common Pleas Court.

Max Augugliaro is the general public security and authorities watchdog reporter on the Pocono Record. Reach him at [email protected].

This article initially appeared on Pocono Record: Pocono Lake man charged with child pornography offenses

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