December 10, 2009

Santa Claus Arrested on Porn Charges

Here's a christmas story that will make you say "humbug," and then some! A man in Delaware, known around town for dressing as Santa Claus for the local kids, as well as being a longtime foster parent, not to mention being a children's photorapher for his day job, was arrested on charges of using his computer to peddle in child pornography.

The man, Steven Hughes, was found by investigators who connected to files on his computer through a peer-to-peer network, than based upon this information searched his home and found evidence of illegal photographs numbering in the hundreds.. He was locked up after being unable to pay the $300,000 bail, and hopefully remains under the jail to this day. For more details see below:

Santa Claus Arrested on Porn Charges

A children's photographer, who also was a longtime foster parent and dressed up as Santa Claus, was arrested following an ongoing Internet child pornography investigation, police said. Steven Hughes, 52, of the first block of Dempsey Drive in Ogletown, was charged Thursday with 10 counts of using a computer to unlawfully depict children in a prohibited sexual act, New Castle County police Senior Cpl. Trinidad Navarro said....

Santa Claus Arrested on Porn Charges

Posted at December 10, 2009 3:24 AM

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