AFFIDAVIT: Leander man accused of having child porn in laptop


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Officials were alerted by Pennsylvania police about a teenager sending nude pictures to Wulff, affidavit says.

Investigators found 4 pictures of child porn on Wulff’s laptop, says affidavit.

A Leander man has been accused of having four pictures on his computer of men sexually assaulting girls, according to an arrest affidavit.

Joshua Wulff, 26, was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

Authorities were alerted after a case was referred to them from the Abington Township Police Department in Pennsylvania about a 14-year-old girl sending nude images to Wulff, according to the arrest affidavit.

Investigators from the Texas Attorney General’s child exploitation unit found four child porn pictures on Wednesday on Wulff’s laptop computer at his house in Leander, the affidavit said.

It said the pictures involved girls ages 4-8 being sexually assaulted by men. Wulff lives next to an elementary school, according to the affidavit. He was being held in the Williamson County Jail Thursday with bail set at $60,000.



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