A York County man is among three men facing unrelated charges of downloading and distribution of child pornography. Agents with the Office of the State Attorney General arrested Michael Dehoff, 28, of Hanover this morning. The agents while conducting an online investigation identified a computer on a peer-to-peer network sharing numerous files believed to depict child pornography.
Agents successfully downloaded 18 files that depicted children engaged in graphic sexual acts and/or poses. The computer IP address, which allegedly was making the files available, was identified as serving Dehoff’s Hanover home. A search warrant was executed at his home. Two computers were seized, which the Forensics Unit examined and found suspected child pornography.
Charges against Dehoff include 25 counts of Possession of Child Pornography, 18 counts of Distribution of Child Pornography and one count of Criminal Use of a Communication Facility.
In separate and unrelated cases, agents also arrested Alan Templin, 55, of Pittsburgh and Raymond Trautman, 18, of Fayette County. Templin was taken into custody on Thursday. Items seized from his home included several hand guns and rifles, a computer and a kitchen knife that was used to rig the kitchen oven in a way to keep the pilot light lit allowing natural gas to flow into the residence for 18 hours.
Charges against Templin include 10 counts of Possession of Child Pornography, two counts of Distribution of Child Pornography, one of Criminal Use of a Communication Facilty, Aggravated Assault and one count of Causing or Risking a Catastrophe.
Agents arrested Raymond Trautman, on Wednesday at his Fayette County home. Agents seized an eMachines tower and other media storage devices. Trautman faces five counts of Possession of Child Pornography, four counts of Distribution of Child Pornography and one county of Criminal Use of a Communication Facility.