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Child Porn Arrest

At the end of March 2014, the Hartford Police Department Special Investigations Division received information that there was child pornography being shared over the internet. The address was identified as 702 Mary Shepard Place. On July 23, 2014, a search and seizure warrant was executed on 702 Mary Shepard Place and numerous computer and media related items were seized. A resident of this address, Faustino Cotto (10/26/1983), was identified as a possible suspect involved in the possession and sharing of the child pornography. After analyzing some of the seized items, S.I.D. detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Faustino Cotto. On July 31, 2014, Faustino Cotto was arrested outside his residence and charged with Possession of Child Pornography, Promoting a Minor in an Obscene Performance, and Obscenity. More analysis is being done on the remaining computer and media related items to determine if more charges will be brought.

Accused: Faustino Cotto 30yo of Hartford
Charges:
1. Possession of Child Pornography
2. Promoting a minor in an obscene performance
3. Obscenity
$350,000 bond

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