He's facing multiple charges, including 26 counts of sexual abuse of children for possession of child pornography.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

EAST EARL, Pa. (KDKA) – A Pennsylvania youth pastor is facing child porn charges.

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Brandon Dasilva of the Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community Church was arrested Monday after the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office and federal agents executed a search warrant at his house in Lancaster County.

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(Photo: Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General)

The AG’s office says the investigation began in April of last year when agents started looking into a Kik account that distributed child pornography. That led to an IP address the AG’s office says is registered to Dasilva’s home.

A search of his electronic devices allegedly uncovered “a number” of child pornography images.

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He’s facing multiple charges, including four counts of sexual abuse of children for disseminating child pornography and 26 counts of sexual abuse of children for possession of child pornography.