A Boulder County man was in remission after investigators say he had child pornography on his computer and besides uploaded images and videos.
Aaron Karl McDannell, 47, was in remission Wednesday on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child with intent to distribute and two counts of sexual exploitation of a child possession of 20 or more items.
According to an arrest testimony, a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigator found child pornography on a peer-to-peer network and tracked the IP address of the user to McDannell’s address on Old Post Circle in unorganized Boulder County.
The case was handed over to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, and a detective reviewed the files and discovered the user had uploaded galore files containing child pornography.
The sheriff’s office obtained a warrant for McDannell’s home. Investigators found an external hard drive that contained more child pornography, according to the testimony.
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McDannell admitted the child pornography was his, and he told investigators he had been viewing child pornography for the past 10 years, including images and videos of children jr. than 10.
McDannell was discharged on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond, but is not allowed to have unauthorized contact with anyone jr. than 18 as a condition of his bond.
He is regular for a formal filing of charges on Friday.
McDannell has no prior criminal history in Colorado, according to court records.