Christian Lebron, age 22
On December 6, 2017, the Berks County Detectives initiated a child pornography investigation after receiving information from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), regarding file sharing utilizing the internet / web application Skype.
On February 6, 2018, Berks County Detectives and Officers from the Reading Police Department served a search warrant on the defendant's residence at 355 Lackawanna Street, Apartment 9-07, Reading.
Computer and digital related items were seized from this residence. The items were forensically examined by the Berks County District Attorney's Computer Forensics Unit. Several digital files that included images and videos of child pornography were found on the seized items.
On May 21, 2018, Detective Ritter obtained a warrant of arrest for the defendant from Magisterial District Judge Alvin Robinson charging the defendant with Sexual Abuse of Children - Possession of Child Pornography; Sexual Abuse of Children - Dissemination of Child Pornography. The defendant surrendered to detectives on May 23, 2018. He was taken to the Berks County Sheriff's Department Central Processing Center. The defendant was arraigned before MDJ Alvin Robinson and released on $25,000 unsecured bail.