Herkimer man facing child pornography charges

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police have charged a Herkimer County man for an alleged online relationship with an underage girl.

State Police and the Oneida County Advocacy Center state that Brian M. Gurtowski, 20, of Herkimer used the social networking site Facebook and cell phone text messaging to engage in sexual communication with a 14 year old female.

According to New York State Police, Gurtowski was charged with first-degree disseminating indecent material to a child and possessing a sexual performance of a child. He was arraigned in the Town of Marcy and sent to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash/bond.

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