Police: Hartford man had, shared child porn

Faustino Cotto (Police photo)
Faustino Cotto (Police photo)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A man was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges and could face more.

Faustino Cotto, 30, of Mary Shepard Place, is charged with possession of child pornography, promoting a minor in an obscene performance and obscenity. Police said an investigation started in March by the Police Special Investigations Division led to Cotto’s address. Officers searched his home and seized computers and child pornography in other media, police said.

He was arrested outside his home Thursday and later arraigned in Hartford Superior Court. His bond was set at $350,000 for an Aug. 20 court appearance. The investigation is ongoing, police said.

 

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