Wayne County man charged with possession of child pornography

Wayne County man charged with possession of child pornography Photo: MGN.

WHECTV
Created: March 19, 2021 03:35 PM

NEWARK, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Wayne County man is facing possession of child pornography charges.

Jesse C. DeJohn, 25, of Newark, was arrested and charged after New York State Police executed a search warrant at his home on Jan. 14, 2021.

Prosecutors say investigators seized a desktop computer and a USB drive during the search that contained approximately 721 images and five videos depicting the sexual abuse of children.

If found guilty, DeJohn faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.


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