Rhode Island Man Accused of Taking Explicit Photos of Toddler - NECN
Rhode Island

Rhode Island

The latest news from around the state

Rhode Island Man Accused of Taking Explicit Photos of Toddler

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Rhode Island Man Accused of Taking Explicit Photos of Toddler

    A man from Central Falls, Rhode Island, is facing multiple charges after detectives found more than 1,000 images and videos of child pornography at his home.

    According to NBC affiliate WJAR, police identified the suspect as 38-year-old Jose Cortes. He was ordered held at his initial court appearance on Thursday.

    Prosecutors said Cortes took explicit photos of a toddler involved in a sex act, WJAR reports. Detectives say they found the pornographic images and videos on storage drives in his home.

    According to the report, prosecutors said they began their investigation in November when the toddler's mother told police that one of Cortes' friends told her about the photos.

    Wild Arkansas Shootout Caught on Camera

    [NATL] Wild Arkansas Shootout Caught on Camera

    A 53-second shootout was caught on cameras and dashcams between a Washington County sheriff and 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio on Nov. 11, according to authorities.

    (Published 4 hours ago)

    Cortes is charged with producing and possessing child pornography. It is unclear if Cortes has an attorney.

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android