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Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 4:45 p.m.

Authorities arrested a Blawnox man Friday on charges of producing and possessing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

A federal grand jury indicted George Orbin, 58, for coercing minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct that he recorded at least three times between Dec. 10, 2011, and June 11.

Orbin had images and videos in computer files that included some children younger than 12 years old, prosecutors say.

The indictment was ordered unsealed Friday after his arrest and arraignment.

Orbin was released on home detention with electronic monitoring. He couldn't be reached for comment.

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