Nickleville Man Charged For Child Pornography

February 4, 2013
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A Nickleville-area man was charged with 26 counts last week after state officials said they found child pornography on his computers.

The state Attorney General’s office says 25 year-old Shane Niederriter was lodged in the Clarion County Jail after his arraignment on 25 charges of the possession of child pornography and one count of the criminal use of a communications device.  Bail was set at $10,000.

Authorities say the investigation began when a woman called police in Knox to claim that a man kept phoning her to ask for pictures of her 20-month-old daughter.  Investigators say Niederriter was making the calls, and was claiming to be a representative of a talent and modeling agency from Pittsburgh.

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