NYSP at Bath Arrest Wellsville Man on Child Porn-Related Crimes

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - - A Wellsville man is facing several child porn-related charges after New York State Police at Bath arrest him following a month-long investigation.

Police say 43-year-old Peter Shoughrue exchanged nude photos with a person under 16 years old, in an attempt to lure them into engaging in sexual acts. Police say Shoughrue drove to the Town of Avoca to allegedly engage in the acts.

As a result, police charged Shoughrue with two child-porn related felonies, along with several misdemeanors. He was taken to the Steuben County Jail, being held on $20,000 cash bail. He'll appear in the Town of Avoca court on April 12 to answer to the charges.


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