A Central New York man is under arrest, facing child pornography charges.

According to a written release from New York State Police, 26-year-old Charles A. Poltenson of Tomwood Drive in Liverpool, New York was taken into custody following a five-month long investigation by the NYSP Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Poltenson was formally charged with felony charges of possessing and promoting a sexual performance by a child.

He was arraigned in the Town of Salina and sent to the Onondaga County Justice Center in lieu of $100,000 cash bail or $200,000 bond.

Authorities are asking that anyone who has information about similar incidents involving Poltenson contact New York State Police at: (315) 455.2922 or (315) 366.6000.

All calls will remain confidential.


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