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Man indicted for having 1,900 child porn files on his computer

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Posted at 10:19 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 22:19:28-04

An investigation into an AOL account found an inordinate amount of child pornography files on a Cleveland man's computer.

The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children task force investigated a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

A search warrant was executed for Christopher Pendrod's residence and officials found electronic evidence of more than 1,900 child pornography files on several USB drives.

Penrod admitted to receiving child pornography and transferring it to USB drives in his possession. 

He was indicted on 18 counts of minor in nude material or performance, 12 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor and one count of possessing criminal tools.