New Child Porn Charges for Level 1 Sex Offender

New Child Porn Charges for Level 1 Sex Offender

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A registered sex offender from the Town of Champion is in trouble with the law  - once again being charged with having child pornography.

State Police say 29 year old Matthew Coates uploaded a picture of a child that looked to be younger than five years old engaging in sexual conduct.

He's charged with Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child, a class “D” felony.  

Coates is a registered level 1 sex offender and was on probation at the time of his arrest on Feb. 5. 

He pleaded guilty to other child porn charges in June of 2017

This case was investigated by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Jefferson County Probation.

Coates is being held without bail.

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