UPPER POTTSGROVE, Pa. - A man from Upper Pottsgrove is facing charges connected to possession of child sexual abuse material, according to Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele.
According to Steele, 36-year-old Eric Albitz was charged with 37 felony counts of possessing child pornography and 37 counts of criminal use of a communications facility.
Authorities say the Montgomery County Detective Bureau received a cyber tip from Snapchat through the Delaware County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force on October 21.
The tip was related to the upload of a video suspected to be child sexual abuse materials, according to authorities.
Police say detectives determined the images involved a female child between the ages of 8 years old and 12 years old.
The IP address was traced to Albitz residence on Synder Road in Upper Pottsgrove, according to police.
Authorities say a search warrant was executed on his cellphone and a forensic analysis found 37 photographs and videos of child sexual abuse material.
Albitz was arraigned on March 14, and a preliminary hearing is set for April 5.
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