Camden, N.J. – A Cherry Hill man has been arrested for possessing and sending images of child sexual exploitation, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan.
Matthew Porch, 18, of Cherry Hill has been charged with one count of second-degree Distribution of Child Exploitation Material and one count of third-degree Possession of Child Exploitation Material.
Detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU), Cherry Hill Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – Cherry Hill Office as well as the New Jersey State Police Electronics Detection K-9 went to Porch’s home on the unit block of Eddy Lane on April 30. Detectives were led there following a report that someone inside the home was allegedly receiving and distributing sexual images of underage girls.
During the search, detectives confiscated multiple digital devices that reportedly belonged to Porch.
Porch was arrested and transported to the Camden County Correctional Facility and is awaiting a detention hearing.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.