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Man arrested and charged with five counts of possession of child porn

Richard Scott (Source: Bell County Jail) Richard Scott (Source: Bell County Jail)
BELL COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

A Bell County man was arrested and charged with several counts of possessing child pornography. 

Officials said that during an investigation, they saw that an IP address at a home in Belton was making images of child pornography available on a file share site. Officials identified a suspect, Richard Scott, 38. 

A search warrant was served at the Belton home and officials seized several electronic storage devices. Scott confessed that he was using the file-sharing site to download, trade and possess files of child porn. 

Scott was charged with five counts of possessing child porn and is being held at the Bell County Jail on a $375,000 bond. 

Scott was indicted on the charges Aug. 8. 

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