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LaPorte man charged with possessing child porn

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A LaPorte man was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of child pornography and child exploitation, the Indiana State Police said.

According to police, on Monday afternoon the North Mobile Forensic Vehicle, tasked to the ISP Crimes Against Children unit, served a search warrant at the home of Ronald E. Wheaton, 34.

“Information found at the scene led officers to believe that Wheaton allegedly possessed child pornography,” police said. “The investigation is continuing.”

Wheaton was transported to the LaPorte County Jail.

ISP investigators were assisted at the scene by the LaPorte Police Department.


Posted 7/8/2014