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Holloway Appears On Child Pornography Charges

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After months of investigation another arrest is made in Great Falls for crimes involving alleged sexual abuse of children.

Erick Holloway appearing in Justice Court today and faces a felony charge of sexual abuse of children.  It was back in January that the Montana Department of Justice observed a computer on the internet that was possibly sharing child pornography according to court documents.

An agent with the DOJ was then able to launch an investigation and obtain numerous video and images from the computer which depicted young females engaging in lewd acts.  The investigation then revealed the internet connection was allegedly coming from Holloway's address to where Great Falls Police executed a warrant and found Holloway's computer and was allegedly running a program called "Frostwire," a file sharing program used to distribute child pornography according to court documents.

Also found by Great Falls Police and the Montana DOJ in Holloway's home were images, cd's, and DVD's with ages labeled on them.  Holloway reportedly waived his constitutional and Miranda rights and admitted to owning the material.

Bail was set at $20,000.

 

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