Posted on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 12:18 am
Beekman, NY (May 17, 2019) – On Thursday, May 16, New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks announced that they had arrested a man for possession of child pornography. 52-year-old Eric J. Buckley, of Beekman, was taken into custody for the class E felony of possessing a sexual performance by a child.
The arrested was reported to have followed the execution of a search warrant that took place on Tuesday, May 14. The warrant was granted after a joint investigation that was conducted by the SP Poughkeepsie Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Troop K Computers Crime Unit. Following a thorough analysis of the evidence that was collected, Buckley was placed under arrest.
The suspect was arraigned in the Town of Pleasant Valley Court and ultimately remanded to Dutchess County jail. Buckley is being held on $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond and is due back in court on May 21.
New York Child Victim’s Act
First and foremost, we wish to express our sincerest sympathies for the victims of child pornography who are tragically exploited on a daily basis. In cases involving children, it is essential for family members and victims to understand that the recently drafted New York Child Victim’s Act allows extra time to make an attempt at healing before taking legal action. At Hach & Rose, we are fixed in our drive to hold those who commit sexual offenses responsible for their reprehensible actions, and we believe that every child victim deserves the most compassionate and determined representation possible.
Sexual abuse in New York occurs all-too-often, and we are devoted to helping the victims of such blatantly horrendous 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 don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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