Man charged with possession of child pornography

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A La Crosse man is charged with possession of child pornography, authorities say.

Aerial Aponte, 36, of La Crosse, is charged with possession of child pornography after a joint investigation by the La Crosse Police Department and the FBI. Authorities became aware of suspicious downloads occurring over a peer-to-peer network with files containing child pornography being shared.

Authorities have confiscated electronic items from the man's home and a complete analysis will be conducted by the FBI. Multiple weapons, including an AR15 rifle and several handguns, were also removed from the home. One loaded handgun was located on top of the refrigerator. 


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