Child pornography tip leads to arrest of Cheektowaga man

Posted at 4:40 PM, Dec 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-08 16:40:17-05

A Cheektowaga man has been arrested following a child pornography tip according to New York State Police. 

Police say 20-year-old Terrill C. McLin was taken into custody Friday and faces the following charges: promoting a sexual performance by a child, sexual misconduct, and endangering the welfare of a child.

In April of 2017 State Police received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for possible conduct of child pornography.

Police made contact with McLin and reviewed downloaded data and determined there was a possible victim.

On June 21, 2018 a search warrant was executed of other devices to further the investigation, police then determined McLin had sexual contact with a 15-year-old male victim.

He was 19-years-old at the time of the crime.

McLin was arraigned in Cheektowaga Town Court and released on his recognizance.


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