Rensselaer man arrested for child pornography



Captain Robert E. Patnaude
Acting Troop G Commander




March 10, 2017- Latham, NY

On March 10, 2017 Investigators with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Justin M. Walters, 25, of Rensselaer, for one felony count each of Promoting a sexual performance by a child and Possessing a sexual performance by a child.
The investigation began after state police members received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding an IP address located in the City of Rensselaer that download a photograph depicting child pornography.
A search warrant was obtained and subsequently executed this morning which resulted in Walters being arrested, interviewed, and processed at the Schodack barracks.  
He was arraigned in the City of Rensselaer Court and released to the custody of the probation department, scheduled to reappear in court on March 15, 2017 at 8:30 am.