Dexter Man Arrested In Child Porn Case

Dexter Man Arrested In Child Porn Case

Posted: Updated: May 08, 2019 12:34 PM

State police are accusing a Dexter man of distributing child pornography that includes images of toddlers.

According to state police, a months-long investigation led to the arrest of 55 year old Gerald MacNeil Tuesday morning.

Troopers say the investigation showed he was allegedly using computers and software at a home and business to distribute images and video of sexual conduct involving children who appeared to be under 16 years old and as young as toddlers.

Troopers say authorities searched two locations, one in the village of Dexter and the other in the village of Brownville.

MacNeil was charged with three counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child and two counts of possession a sexual performance by a child, both felonies.

He was arraigned in Brownville town court and sent to jail on $5,000 bail or $10,000 bond.

Troopers say more charges are pending as they continue to investigate.

The arrest is the result of a joint investigation by state police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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