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Milford man charged with possessing child porn

September 24, 2018

MILFORD-An investigation that began in June has led to the arrest of a city man accused of possessing child pornography on a computer in his home.

Police said Dean Barber, 59, of Morning Mist Road, was arrested Sept. 20 and charged with first-degree possession of child pornography. He was released on a promise to appear in Milford Superior Court on Oct. 16.

The Computer Crimes Unit discovered that a local IP address was downloading and distributing suspected child pornography. Police traced the address the Morning Mist Road and used a search warrant to seize the homeowner’s computer.

A resulting search uncovered 488 video files of suspected child pornography.

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