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 One person is dead and three others are injured following a Thanksgiving Day crash in Knox County. Full Story
Image1 Ontario Police are ready for another Black Friday and Christmas shopping season, and the heavy traffic and potential for crime they bring. Full Story
 
Image1 Thankgiving dinner is served at the Friendly House in Mansfield, with more than 500 guests expected to feast on turkey and all the trimmings. Full Story
Image1 A time-honored tradition was held at Aslhland Elks Lodge 1360 as the community was invited in for a free Thanksgiving Day luncheon. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Ashland Elks Hold 14th Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon

Lexington Man Killed In One-Vehicle Accident

Man receives receives 28 years in prison for child porn

Helpful tips for consumers this holiday shopping season

Congressman Gibbs Speaks To Mansfield Noon Optimist Club

Meth Lab Found In Lucas Home, Two Arrested

Friendly House receives donation from Richland Bank

Cleveland Browns star safety coming to Ashland

Galion senior marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Post offices closed on Thanksgiving

More News