BROTHER OF LAS VEGAS SHOOTER ARRESTED. FACING CHILD PORN CHARGES

Bruce Paddock, a brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles on child pornography charges, authorities said.

 

 

USA Today (@usatoday) reports that Paddock, 59, was taken into custody at an assisted living facility in North Hollywood. A criminal complaint filed by prosecutors in Los Angeles County list 19 counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count of possession of child pornography.

 

 

 

The complaint alleges that, between January and August of 2014, Paddock possessed and exchanged more than 600 photos depicting youths under age 18 engaging or simulating sexual activity. In 2014, at least 10 of the images depicted youths under age 12, the complaint alleges. Paddock was ordered held on $60,000 bail.

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