Derry Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

A Derry man was arrested on a warrant and charged with possession of child pornography after an investigation into materials found at his home March 9.

David Curry, 57, of 20 Elm St., was charged after an ongoing investigation regarding the illegal use of computers and alleged possession of sexual abuse images of children at his address.

According to a press release from Derry Police Capt. Vern Thomas, the investigation of Curry began as a cyber-tip to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, to which the Derry department belongs.

During the search, Derry police seized several computers and other digital devices. Thomas said computer forensic examinations were conducted on the devices.

Curry was arrested and charged with two counts of Possession of Child Sexual Abuse images, a Class A felony. Thomas said the sentence could be 7 to 15 years, plus a fine of $4,000 per charge.

Bail was set at $15,000 cash. Curry was taken to the Rockingham County House of Correction, from which he was arraigned the next day.