New Bern man charged with child pornography

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies have charged a New Bern man with third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

The Craven County Sheriff’s Office arrested 65-year-old Rudolf Karl Hirsch after a joint investigation with Homeland Security. Investigators said Hirsch’s IP address was identified as one that was sending and receiving child pornography.

Investigators seized electronics from the residence for further analysis. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected.

Hirsch’s bond was set at $15,000.


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