Westerly man accused of producing and possessing of child pornography

By: News Staff


WESTERLY, R.I. – A Westerly man was arrested Friday on a criminal complaint charging him with production and possession of child pornography.

The man, identified as 39-year-old Jay Gaccione, is facing federal child pornography charges after being arrested by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Rhode Island State Police, and the State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Authorities executed a court authorized search warrants for Gaccione’s residence where they seized electronic and digital storage devices.

The investigation is ongoing.

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