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Herkimer man on probation now accused of possessing child porn

21-year-old Ryan Werpechowski of Herkimer (Photo courtesy of the Herkimer Police Department)

A Herkimer man who was on probation from a 2017 conviction is facing a new charge for allegedly possessing child pornography.

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 11:14 AM

HERKIMER – A Herkimer man who was on probation from a 2017 conviction is facing a new charge for allegedly possessing child pornography, according to the Herkimer Police Department.

Herkimer police say that following a lengthy investigation by their department, along with the Herkimer County Probation Department and the Herkimer County District Attorney’s Office, 21-year-old Ryan Werpechowski was charged with two counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child.

Police say Werpechowski is currently on probation for a 2017 conviction involving a crime that was committed against a child in 2016.

Werpechowski was arraigned in the Village of Herkimer Court on Jan. 3 and sent to the Herkimer County Jail on $4,000 bail or $8,000 bond.

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