Maryland Man Charged With Possessing, Receiving Child Porn

BALTIMORE (AP) — ,A federal grand jury has indicted a Maryland man on charges of receipt and possession of child pornography.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for Maryland said in a news release on Friday that the indictment charging Tyler Dean Fowler, 29, of Easton, was returned on Nov. 10.

Fowler was arrested on Thursday in North Carolina. The news release didn't specify where Fowler was taken into custody.

According to the four-count indictment, Fowler knowingly received several images of minors engaged in sexually explicit activity in October 2019, the news release said.

During a hearing on Friday in U.S. District Court in the Western District of North Carolina. a magistrate judge ordered Fowler held pending a detention hearing.

If convicted, Fowler faces up to 20 years in prison on each charge, the news release said.