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Monday, June 01, 2015

Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Child Pornography Arrest

(Pikesville, MD) Members of the Maryland State Police, Computer Crimes Section, Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrest Prince George’s County individual on child pornography related charges.

The suspect is identified as James Edward Littlejohn, 47, from Prince George’s County, Maryland. He was arrested without incident. Littlejohn was charged with distributing child pornography and possession of child pornography.

As a result of this investigation, an arrest warrant was executed at a residence in the Suitland area in Prince George’s County on May 29, 2015 by a Maryland State Police Computer Crimes investigator and Agents from the Department of Homeland Security, and the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office. Investigators identified Littlejohn as the focus of the investigation. Execution of the arrest warrant was the result of evidence found on a seized computer Littlejohn had access to, which contained images of child pornography. Littlejohn was transported to Prince George’s County Central Booking by troopers from the Forestville Barrack to be seen by a District Court Commissioner.

The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is comprised of police agencies from around the state. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.

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