A 56-year-old Bradford County man is behind bars Thursday, charged with numerous counts of child sexual abuse in relation to manufacturing, disseminating and possessing child pornography.
Gerald Scott Chandler, of Rome, is accused of trading pornographic images with an undercover agent.
On Wednesday, August 16, a search warrant was executed on Chandler’s company vehicle, and additional evidence was recovered.
Chandler was arraigned and sent to the Bradford County jail on $75,000 cash bail.
The investigation is being handled by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Criminal investigation Northeast Computer crime unit, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Pennsylvania State Police at Towanda.