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Man had child porn on computer memory card, say police

Police charged Edward Weisinger, 45, of Setauket with

Police charged Edward Weisinger, 45, of Setauket with possession of child pornography after, they said, he left a computer memory card at the home of a Franklin Square resident. Photo Credit: NCPD

Nassau police arrested a Setauket man Monday on charges he possessed child pornography.

Police charged Edward Weisinger, 45, with five felony counts of possessing sexual performance of a child.

Police said Weisinger had left a computer memory card at the home of a Franklin Square resident. That resident found the card, viewed its contents and called police.

Officers then obtained a search warrant for the card, which, after examination, contained child pornography, police said.

Nassau police, with the assistance of Suffolk police, arrested Weisinger at his home. He was taken to a hospital for an evaluation due to an existing medical condition and will be arraigned as soon as medically practical, police said.

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