Herkimer County Man arrested on Child Pornography charges

State Police arrested 28 year old Joseph W. Palmieri, from Mohawk, NY on child pornography charges.

Posted: Nov 3, 2018 7:48 AM
Updated: Nov 3, 2018 2:39 PM

MOHAWK, N.Y.- State Police arrested 28 year old Joseph W. Palmieri, from Mohawk, NY for Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors 1st degree, Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

An investigation by State Police Computer Crime Unit began after images consistent with child pornography were uploaded by Palmieri to a social media platform. State Police were assisted by members of the Child Advocacy Center of Herkimer County.

Palmieri was arraigned in the town of German Flatts Court and was remanded to the Herkimer County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000.00 cash or $40,000.00 bond.

He is scheduled back in the town of German Flatts Court on November 5, 2018 at 3:30 PM.

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