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State Police arrest man on child pornography charges

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State Police have arrested a Providence man after an investigation into child pornography charges.

Police arrested Matthew Viano, 30, for allegedly possessing and transferring child pornography.

An investigation that started in the month of April led to a discovery of an internet connection within a residence located in Johnston, Rhode Island was identified as being used to download images of child pornography.

A search warrant was executed which lead to Viano being identified as a former resident of that address and the individual involved in the alleged possession and transfer of illegal images of children.

He was arrested and released on $10,000 surety bail with special conditions including no Internet access and no contact with children.


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