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Wyoming County man charged and arrested for allegedly child pornography

Posted at 1:54 PM, May 05, 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York says a Wyoming County man has been charged and arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography.

Investigators say 59-year-old Ronald Longhini of Warsaw allegedly downloaded videos of suspected child pornography from a peer to peer sharing network in January.

According to a complaint, Longhini also allegedly downloaded videos in February and March.

Officials say investigators seized several digital items during the execution of a search warrant at Longhini’s residence.

Longhini made an initial appearance Tuesday afternoon and was held pending a detention hearing Thursday afternoon.

If convicted, Longhini faces a minimum of five years in prison with a maximum of 20, and a $250,000 fine.