WARSAW – A Warsaw man was arrested Thursday, Aug. 15 on two felony child pornography charges following an investigation.
State police took James R. Weaver III, 40, a previous resident of Buffalo, and Barre, Vt., into custody on a warrant, charging him with promoting a sexual performance by a child under 17 and possessing a sexual performance by a child under 16.
Weaver was the subject of a lengthy investigation by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit and the FBI - Buffalo Cyber Task Force since 2010. According to state police, he was allegedly found to possess images and/or videos of the sexual performance of a child.
Weaver was taken into custody and later arraigned before Wyoming County Court Justice Mark Dadd, who remanded him to the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
He will return to county court at a later date to further answer the charges.