On April 23, 2021, 52-year-old Scott L. Briggs of Gouverneur, was arrested subsequent to an investigation conducted by the New York State Police Computer Crime Unit and a search warrant executed at his residence. Briggs was found in possession of child pornography. He was charged with Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child and Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child. Briggs was issued appearance tickets returnable in the Gouverneur Town Court. Due to a violation of the terms of his parole, Briggs was remanded to St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility. State Police were assisted by Homeland Security Investigations.