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Bond Set for Mt. Vernon Man Charged with Child Porn Offenses

Owen R. Capogreco (Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

MT. VERNON – Bond has been set at $100,000 in Jefferson County Court for a 23-year-old Mt. Vernon man on suspicion of possessing child pornography.

Owen R. Capogreco was arrested Wednesday on a Jefferson County warrant charging him with five counts of Possession of Child Pornography, victim under 13, in relation to this case.

According to the sheriff’s office, on Aug. 17, their Detective Division received a tip of suspected child pornography activity through their membership with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

The investigation led to multiple search warrants, including one for the suspect’s home. This search warrant was served by JCSO Detectives on Sept. 15 at 603 S. 19th St. in Mt. Vernon.

During the search warrant evidence was recovered and collected.

Then on Wednesday, Capogreco — one of the primary residents at 603 S. 19th St. – was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County Jail to await an appearance in court on the charges.