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Spokane Valley man arrested for possessing child pornography

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

Sexual Assault detectives in Spokane Valley arrested and charged 47-year-old Marc D. Dye with 10 counts of possessing child pornography. Detectives say the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Unit detectives and Major Crimes detectives began investigating Dye after they received several allegations against him.

On April 30, during an interview with investigators, admitted to viewing pornography, but denied possessing child pornography and stated he would turn his computers over and allow them to be searched.

  On Monday, Detective Nate Bohanek received notification from a Spokane Digital Forensic Specialist that videos depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct were discovered on one of Dye's computers.

Spokane Valley patrol deputies responded to Dye's apartment where they arrested him. 

Dye was transported to the Spokane County Jail where Detective Bohanek booked him on eight counts of 1st Degree Possession of Depictions of Minors Engaging in Sexually Explicit Conduct and one count of 2nd Degree Possession of Depictions of Minors Engaging in Sexually Explicit Conduct.

Additionally, several thousands of still images recovered from Dye’s computer still need to be examined in conjunction with the ongoing investigation, leading investigators to believe additional charges are possible.    

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