NORTH ARLINGTON –
A 58-year-old borough man was arrested last week for alleged possession and distribution of child pornography, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli reported.
The suspect, identified as Thomas A. Pearn of Ilford Ave., North Arlington, was taken into custody Monday, June 20, at his place of employment, the U.S. Postal Service facility in Kearny. Authorities said Pearn, who is married and employed as a maintenance worker, was arrested without incident.
According to Molinelli’s office, Pearn was allegedly using the Internet to acquire and/or distribute images and/or videos of pre-pubescent children engaged in sexual acts.
– Karen Zautyk