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Child Porn Arrest - 4 defendants

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ARRESTS

DEFENDANTS:    
 
#1 – Caleb Berstler (21 Years Old) / 549 W. Oak Avenue, Robesonia, PA 19551
#2 – Brandon Ammon (25 Years Old) / 1625 N. 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604
#3 – Ronald Tursovsky (62 Years Old) / 81 Winged Foot Drive, Reading, PA 19607
#4 – Thomas Beil (74 Years Old) / 3727 Jacksonwald Avenue, Reading, PA 19606
 
                                     caleb berstler.jpg         brandon ammon.jpg
                                                     Caleb Berstler                                    Brandon Ammon
 
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                                                Ronald Tursovsky                                      Thomas Beil

CHARGES:   Sexual Abuse of Children related to the Possession and Dissemination of Child Pornography
 
DETAILS OF INCIDENT:
 
During the past nine months, the Berks County Detectives Office conducted countywide child pornography investigations after receiving numerous complaints from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
 
The complaints lead to four separate and independent child pornography investigations.
 
Through the course of these child pornography investigations, the Berks County Detectives determined that four individuals possessed and/or disseminated child pornography via the internet.
 
During these investigations, Detectives obtained and executed search warrants at the following four addresses:
 
#1 - 549 W. Oak Avenue, Robesonia, PA 19551
#2 - 1625 N. 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604
#3 – 81 Winged Foot Drive, Reading, PA 19607
#4 – 3727 Jacksonwald Avenue, Reading, PA 19606
 
Pursuant to these search warrants, items of evidence were identified and seized in furtherance of the child pornography investigations. The evidence was subsequently delivered to the Berks County District Attorney’s Forensic Services Laboratory for analysis and forensic examination.
 
The examinations resulted in the successful identification of digital files, images and videos containing child pornography.
 
On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the Berks County Detectives Office filed criminal charges against the following four defendants:
 
#1 – Caleb Berstler (21 Years Old)
 
Magisterial District Judge Ann Young issued an arrest warrant for this defendant.
 
#2 – Brandon Ammon (25 Years Old)
 
Magisterial District Judge Tonya Butler issued an arrest warrant for this defendant.
 
#3 – Ronald Tursovsky (62 Years Old)
 
Magisterial District Judge Sandra Fegley issued an arrest warrant for this defendant.
 
#4 – Thomas Beil (74 Years Old)
 
Magisterial District Judge Sandra Fegley issued an arrest warrant for this defendant.
 
The four defendants are scheduled to surrender and will be reporting to the Berks County Detectives Office on September 19, 2019. They will be immediately escorted to the Central Processing Center and turned over to the Berks County Sheriff’s Department. Each defendant will be fingerprinted and photographed.  Then, the defendants will be preliminary arraigned (video arraignment) before a Magisterial District Judge and bail will be set.    
 
As in every criminal case, the fact that an arrest occurred or a complaint has been filed is merely an accusation, a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.