Belton man indicted on child porn charges

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A Bell County Grand Jury has a five county indictment against a Belton man on charges of possession of child pornography.

Richard Jay Scott had been arrested in June

Investigators discovered child pornography was shared from a device linked to Scott. The Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit investigators executed a search warrant at Scott’s residence in Belton on June 7. 

During the search warrant, investigators seized several digital storage devices to be analyzed by a digital forensics team. Scott admitted to downloading, possessing and sharing child pornography when interviewed.

Scott has remained in the Bell County Jail under $375,000 bond.

 

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