Child porn arrest in Brackenridge
FBI agents arrested an Etna man Wednesday morning on child pornography charges.
David Roethlein, 25, of Ann Street was taken into custody without incident by federal agents about 7:15 a.m. at an apartment in the 800 block of Sixth Avenue in Brackenridge, , according to Brackenridge police, who assisted.
Roethlein is charged with distribution or possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor. Brackenridge police said he allegedly had child pornography on a computer.
An FBI spokesperson did not respond to requests for information on the case. Court records show Roethlein was arraigned on Wednesday and released on bond.
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