Augusta Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Updated 4 years ago

A man from Augusta is charged with Possession of Sexually Explicit Material of a Minor Under the Age of 12, after police say they discovered he downloaded hundreds of images of child pornography.Police say 26-year old Michael Nelbach shared a residence with a woman and her child. DHHS has stepped in to ensure the safety of the child.The Maine Computer Crimes Task Force contacted Augusta Police after discovering Nelbach had downloaded the images between June and September. Some of the children in the images were as young as nine years old.Nelbach was released on bail. As a condition of release, he is not to possess a computer except for work purposes.He is set to appear in court in December.


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