LA County child services employee charged with child porn

July 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An employee of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography online.

County prosecutors charged 54-year-old Carlos Enrique Castillo with five counts of sending or receiving obscene matter for sale and a felony count of possessing more than 600 images of child or youth pornography.

Castillo is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in the case, which alleges the crimes occurred between October 2017 and March 2018. The prosecutor is recommending bail be set at $120,000.

If convicted on all charges, he faces up to eight years and four months in prison.

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