BRIDGEWATER, NJ – A Hillsborough man was arrested on little one pornography prices after express photos of kids have been discovered on his pc when he introduced it to be repaired in Bridgewater, based on a launch from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Workplace.
Michael Iden, 46, was charged with one depend of third diploma endagering the welfare of a kid for the tried possession of kid pornography.
In accordance with Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, on Sept. 13, 2018, Iden introduced his HP Envy Pocket book to an electronics retailer in Bridgewater to be repaired. The technical help staff, Robertson mentioned, discovered sexually-explicit photos of kids on it and contacted legislation enforcement.
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A search warrant was obtained for the pc, Robertson mentioned, and the New Jersey Regional Pc Forensics Laboratory carried out a forensic examination of Iden’s pc. The examination, Robertson mentioned, discovered Web searching artifacts indicative of Iden’s makes an attempt to seek for little one pornography.
At 10:30 a.m. Aug. 5, Robertson mentioned, detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Workplace Particular Investigations Unit and officers from Bridgewater Township Police Division discovered Iden in his Hillsborough residence and arrested him for tried possession of kid pornography.
Iden was taken to Somerset County Jail pending a detention listening to.
Anybody with data pertaining to the investigation ought to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Workplace Particular Investigations Unit at 908-231-7100, or the Bridgewater Township Police Division at 908-722-4111 or through the STOPit app.
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