Lancaster City man found guilty of possessing and distributing child pornography
A Lancaster City man was convicted last Thursday of seven counts related to the distribution and possession of child pornography.
De Ok Kar, 42 of the 200 block of W. King St., was convicted by Lancaster County Judge Jeffrey Conrad of two counts of possession of child pornography, one count of distributing pornography juvenile and four counts of criminal use of a communication. installation at the end of the two-day test bench.
Assistant District Attorney Janie Swinehart presented evidence and testimony during the trial that Kar had possessed and shared multiple digital video files of children under the age of 18 engaging in a prohibited sexual act or simulating sex. such an act. Investigators received multiple tips from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on July 29, 2019.
Swinehart mentioned that the defendant recorded and possessed child pornography on his cellphone, laptop and Facebook account, where he was part of a group that allegedly trades the pornography.
Lancaster City Police Department Detective Ryan Hockley filed charges, testified and attended the entire trial.
Judge Conrad will hand down the sentence at a later date.