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New Hartford man accused of having child porn

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A New Hartford man faces felony charges after he allegedly had child pornography on his cell phone, New Hartford Police say.

Traci B. DeCarr, 20, of New Hartford, is charged with one count of possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child and one count of possessing a sexual performance by a child. Both are Class E felonies.

According to officials, police received reports that DeCarr was sending nude pictures of himself over the Internet to young girls he sought out in chat rooms and other social media sites. DeCarr would then allegedly request these girls to send nude pictures back to him.

During the investigation, police confiscated DeCarr's cell phone. During an extensive forensic review it was confirmed that DeCarr had several images of child pornography on his phone, police said.

He was sent to the Oneida County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. The investigation is continuing. Additional charges could be filed.

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