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Melville teen arraigned on child porn charges

Jack Roach, 19, of Melville, was taken into

Jack Roach, 19, of Melville, was taken into custody after Nassau County Police said he distributed child pornography through his email account about four months ago. Photo Credit: NCPD

A Melville teen accused of distributing child pornography through his email account was ordered held on $20,000 bond or $10,000 cash bail at his arraignment in Nassau First District Court on Saturday.

Jack Roach, 19, was taken into custody at 11 a.m. Friday for promoting the sexual performance of a child. AOL alerted authorities in May that an email account originating in Farmingdale was used to send child pornography of a female engaged in sex acts, police said.

Roach is charged with two counts of promoting the sexual performance of a child.

He is due back in court Sept. 24.

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