West Islip man arrested on child pornography charges

West Islip man arrested on child pornography charges

West Islip, NY- A West Islip man was arrested this week on child pornography charges. Suffolk County Police say following an investigation, the Computer Crimes Unit arrested Nicholas Pedagno, 73, for possessing child pornography. Officials say they found several accounts on his computer where he identified himself as a younger person in chat applications.

The accounts were identified as;

·         Tumblr: NPEDAGNO@GMAIL.COM

·         Chat-Avenue: BUTTERFLY3615 and FUN666

·         Wickr: BUTTERFLY3615

·         Tik Tok: LISABUTTERFLY2

·         Twitter: LOVE361569

·         Instagram: LISASMITH9687

·         Telegram: BUTTERFLY3615

Pedagno, was charged with Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, an E Felony. Detectives are asking anyone with information or believes they may be a victim of Pedagno to contact the Computer Crimes Unit at 631-852-6279.

Photo: Nicholas Pedagno courtesy of Suffolk County Police Public Information office