Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 11:55 pm
Groton, NY (April 12, 2019) – Police reported on Friday, April 12th, to have recently arrested a 61-year-old man for promoting and possessing a sexual performance by a child. Christopher A. Barrows, 61, of Groton, was arrested by New York State Police and subsequently charged with the above-mentioned felony actions.
Barrows’ arrest came after an investigation that was launched by the Troop C Computer Crimes Unit, as well as the Bureau of Criminal Investigations at Ithaca. According to police, authorities were apprised of the sexual images being uploaded to the home where Barrows had been residing in August 2018. A search warrant that was recently executed resulted in the arrest of Barrows at his home.
Barrows was ultimately arraigned in the Town of Groton Court and remanded to Tompkins County Jail on either $2,000 bail or $5,000 bond. No further information has been released at this time.
New York Child Victim’s Act
First and foremost, we would like to express our deepest sympathies for the victims of child pornography who are tragically exploited on a daily basis. At this time, it is imperative for family members and victims to understand that the recently drafted New York Child Victim’s Act allows child victims time to make an attempt at healing before moving forward. At Hach & Rose, we are inflexible about holding those who commit sexual offenses liable for their deplorable actions, and we firmly believe that each and every victim deserves the most compassionate representation possible.
Sexual abuse in New York sadly occurs all too often, and we are devoted to helping the victims of such monstrous acts. Our sympathetic sexual abuse attorneys recognize the severe trauma that so many victims have been forced to endure, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has been the victim of child sexual abuse, please do not hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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