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Bloomington man charged with possession of child pornography

A 29-year-old Bloomington man was arrested Wednesday after an investigation led police to believe he owned child porn. 

Multiple electronic devices were taken from Allen Montgomery’s home during a search Monday, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Dana Cole said. Two cellphones contained numerous images of underage girls engaging in sex acts with adult men, police said. 

Montgomery was charged with two counts of possession of child porn. 

Cole said a detective from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department had been investigating Montgomery since April 2018. 

The detective received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that a Microsoft OneDrive account in Indiana uploaded possible child porn, Cole said. Files uploaded to the account included images of prepubescent girls with their genitals exposed. 

He said the OneDrive account was determined to belong to Montgomery. Montgomery lives in Bloomington, so the detective contacted BPD, Cole said. He said the images found in his OneDrive account were used to obtain a search warrant for his home. 

Montgomery didn’t want to speak to detectives, Cole said.

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