McDowell County man charged with child porn

Local - 4/10/2014 12:34 PM by Stuart Hammer

WELCH – A McDowell County man is charged with possessing child pornography.

Jacob Nealen, 72, of Avondale is facing 20 counts of possessing child porn.

The McDowell County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of sexual abuse last week and investigated.

The Sheriff's Office says they are waiting the results of examination of his electronic devices and he could face additional charges.

Nealen was arraigned in McDowell County. His bond is set at $50,000 and is awaiting trial in Southwestern Regional Jail.


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