SHARON, Pa. (KDKA) — Police in Mercer County have filed a long list of charges against a Sharon man for alleged possession of child pornography.
Sharon Police say Nicholas Dano Jr. faces eight counts each of possession of child porn and criminal use of communication facility. All counts are second- and third-degree felonies.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Cracking Down On Off-Road Vehicles Driving City Streets
According to the criminal complaint, the investigation began in January when police learned of four separate complaints filed to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
In March, police were given a search warrant to look at Dano’s cell phones.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Judge Approves Sale Of Century-Old Conneaut Lake Park
Police say they found more than 400 images and 10 videos of alleged child pornography.
Sharon Police say Dano has three other criminal cases pending against him in Mercer County.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Woman Charged With Shooting, Killing Her Dad And Boyfriend
He was arraigned Tuesday by video and is now being held in the Mercer County Jail after failing to post $100,000 bond.