Man Faces Child Pornography Charges In Court

A Texas man charged with possession of child pornography was expected to appear in 30th District Court Tuesday.

Thomas Joel Arredondo was charged with seven counts of possession of child pornography and one count of promotion of child pornography in January 2012.

While conducting an undercover online investigation, Wichita Falls police said they were able to download five video files containing child pornography from the 27-year-old's IP address.

Police identified the address though an Internet service provider as being located on the 5100 block of Untalan St. in Wichita Falls.  According to the police affidavit, officials learned Arredondo occupied the house.

Arredondo is being help on a combined $170,000 bond for the charges at the Wichita County Jail.

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