A Mohawk man is facing Child Pornography charges following an investigation by New York State Police.

According to police, 28-year-old Joseph Palmieri was arrested on November 2nd and charged with Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors, Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

New York State Police

The investigation into Palmieri began after Palmieri allegedly uploaded images consistent with child porn to a social media platform. The New York State Police Computer Crime Unit got to work and ultimately gathered enough information to make an arrest.

Palmieri was arraigned in the Town of German Flatts Court. He was remanded to the Herkimer County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000.00 cash or $40,000.00 bond.