Suffolk County Police arrested a West Babylon man on Thursday, for possession of child pornography. Authorities say, after receiving a tip from the New York State Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Suffolk County Police Computer Crimes Unit launched an investigation into Brian Anderson. A search warrant was executed by Computer Crimes Unit detectives, as well as Canine Section and First Precinct officers, at his West Babylon home at approximately 3:30 p.m. on September 24, 2020, and he was taken into custody for child pornography found on his desktop computer.
Anderson, 67, of 190 Chelsea Ave., was charged with Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, a Class E Felony. He is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on October 14.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Computer Crimes Unit at 631-852-6579.
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