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Colbert man arrested on child pornography charges after hundreds of images recovered of young girls

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KHQ.COM - A man living in Colbert, just north of Spokane off the Hatch Rd. exit has been arrested for multiple charges on possession of child pornography.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says 51-year-old Joseph W. Glenn has been charged with eleven counts of 1st Degree and one count of 2nd Degree Possession of Depictions of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct.

Authorities say they received a tip about images uploaded to a cloud-based storage server that were believed to be child pornography. After obtaining a search warrant, they discovered explicit images that depicted nude girls ranging in age from 5-years-old to 13-years-old.

Using a second search warrant, detectives were able to obtain information about the suspected account and discovered more than 500 explicit images of young girls, also estimated to be between 5 and 13-years-old.The images ranged from unidentified adult males having intercourse with the victims to victims who were nude or in various stages of undress.    

With this information, authorities then obtained another search warrant for Glenn's residence in the 16300 block of N. Hatch Rd on November 30, 2017. Glenn was arrested later that afternoon without incident. 

This investigation is ongoing as evidence and electronic devices seized as a result of the search warrant are examined, and additional charges are possible.

The tips detectives initially received on this case came from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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