Stamford man arrested for child porn

Ranjer Gonzalez was arrested by Stamford police for possessing child porn.
Ranjer Gonzalez was arrested by Stamford police for possessing child porn.

Stamford, Conn. (WTNH)– A Stamford man was arrested Friday for having child porn on his computer.

According to the Stamford Police, the department’s digital forensics unit and the Stamford State Attorney’s began investigating in August after the department received a tip that a person who live on Greenwich Avenue was downloading child porn.

Police searched the home on Greenwich Avenue on Friday after getting a search warrant. Police found a modem in the home, which belonged to 34 year old Ranjer Gonzalez. Gonzalez denied to police he had any child porn on his laptop, but officers were saw Gonzalez attempted to hide the laptop under his bed while officers were speaking to him. Officers also found out a 3 year old child lived in a room next door, according to the press release.

The department’s digital forensic unit found 18 videos and over 11,000 images on Gonzalez’s laptop. He later gave police a statement and admitted to downloading the material onto his laptop. He was charged with possession of child pornography and importing child pornography. He was given a $150,000 bond.

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