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Carlos Daniel Ortiz
Courtesy of Alexander County P2C website

Alexander County Man Jailed In Case Involving Child Pornography

23-year-old Carlos Daniel Ortiz of Hiddenite was arrested Tuesday (December 19) by Alexander County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with four felony counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Ortiz was arrested following an investigation conducted by the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation was conducted over a period of several weeks, it was launched as a result of a report that there was an individual allegedly downloading child-pornography via the internet.

Following Tuesday’s arrest, Ortiz was brought to the Alexander County Detention Center where bond was set at $150,000 secured. He remained in jail as of earlier today (December 21) under that same bond amount. A District Court appearance is scheduled for January 8 in Taylorsville.

[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]