Fulton man arrested on suspicions of uploading child porn

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago December 10, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 Thursday, December 10 2015 Thursday, December 10, 2015 9:08:00 AM CST in News
By: Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FULTON - Boone and Callaway county deputies on Wednesday arrested a Fulton man suspected of possessing more than 20 images of child porn of victims as young as 4 years old.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department Cyber Crimes Task Force arrested 44-year-old Malcom Buckner Wednesday for possession of child porn.

Deputies say the investigation began in July 2015 when the task force received multiple tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

The tip reported a person thought to be in the Fulton area was uploading child porn to multiple email accounts. An investigator identified Buckner as the account holder.

The task force along with the Callaway County Sheriff's Department found evidence on a computer used by Buckner.

Buckner is being held on a $50,000 bond.

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