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Swissvale man accused of ordering child pornography

Patrick Cloonan
| Thursday, April 2, 2015 4:12 p.m
Patrick Jonathan Carrick

Police on Thursday arrested a Swissvale man accused of using the Internet to order professional-grade child pornography and have it delivered to his home.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Patrick Jonathon Carrick, 56, ordered roughly 30 child pornography movies between 2007 and 2011 from a company known as an international distributor of ‚Äúprofessionally produced‚ÄĚ child pornography.

Two computers seized from Carrick’s home showed at least 10 files containing child pornography, Kane said. In addition, numerous videos, printouts and compact discs taken from the home also contained suspected child pornography.

Carrick is charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 15.

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