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Laptops and phones seized in Finley child porn case

McClatchy

A Finley man is behind bars after detectives say they discovered child pornography at his home.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Charles Curtis Farber, 47, Tuesday night and took several laptops, cellphones, tablets and other electronic storage devices out of his home on the 20500 block of 10th Avenue.

He allegedly admitted to having the pornography, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office said. It also appears he was sharing the images, according to the sheriff’s office.

Farber was booked into the Benton County jail on suspicion of having and distributing child pornography.

Deputies are continuing to investigate.

Cameron Probert covers breaking news and education for the Tri-City Herald, where he tries to answer readers’ questions about why police officers and firefighters are in your neighborhood. He studied communications at Washington State University.

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