WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A Lexington man is facing federal charges for allegedly receiving and distributing child pornography on a computer,. }}" />

   
 
 
Lexington man facing federal charges for child pornography

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/21/2013

A Lexington man is facing federal charges for allegedly receiving and distributing child pornography on a computer,.

Peter Schmidt, of 179 Otterbein Drive, was arrested June 6 by Lexington Police at his sister's home. During a search of the residence evidence was seized including a CD containing child pornography.
 

A $1 million cash bond was set in Mansfield Municipal Court but the case was dismissed and federal authorities refiled.
 

Schmidt appeared in federal court on in Cleveland where he waived his preliminary hearing.  The case has been bound oter to the grand jury.

 Court records reveal nude images of a child were sent to an undercover special agent with the FBI Washington Field Office who was chatting with an individual on a pornographic website.
 

The images came from an IP address from computer he was using at his sister's home where he was staying. 

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Baseball as it was played in 1860 was showcased Sunday in Shelby. Full Story
Image1 A Galion man died from injuries he received in an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday on Leesville Road, east of State Route 598 in Crawford County. Full Story
 
Image1 For the 20th anniversary of "The Shawshank Redemption," actor Scott Mann came back to Mansfield to debut his gallery of photographs he's taken over the years. Full Story
Image1 What was formerly a Lucas nightclub will be turned into a community center for all ages - but not without a little help. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Lucas Community Center Raises Money to Finish Renovations

Girls' night out with a medical twist

Mosquito Spraying Schedule

More News