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Harford County man arrested after investigation reveals thousands of files depicting child pornography

Posted at 4:25 PM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 16:25:45-04

BALTIMORE — A Harford County man has been arrested after a lengthy investigation revealed thousands of files depicting child pornography on a computer at the South Locust Point Marine Terminal in Baltimore City.

The discovery of the child pornography was reported by BalTerm to MDTA Police and after a thorough investigation and execution of multiple search warrants and subpoenas, 61-year-old Mark Armstrong was identified as the suspect.

BalTerm is a private shipping company that operates out of the terminal and owns the computer.

Armstrong is charged with three counts of distribution of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography.

MDTA Police Officers arrested Armstrong at his residence without incident and transported him to the Harford County Detention Center.

Detectives ask anyone with information on this investigation to contact the MDTA Police Criminal Investigations Unit at 410-537-6700. This is an ongoing investigation.

Those persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.