Waukesha man charged with child porn possession
Man, 36, could face 290 years in prison
A 36-year-old Waukesha man was charged on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Waukesha County Circuit Court with 10 counts of child pornography possession and one count of child sexploitation.
Jason Q. Mow could face up to 290 years in prison and $1.1 million in fines if convicted.
According to the criminal complaint, an officer with the Waukesha City Police Department found images suspected of being child pornography being distributed across a peer-to-peer network on Aug. 8.
Police executed a search warrant on Mow's residence at 1420 Gabriel Drive, Unit 2, on Oct. 22 and recovered several electronic items suspected of being used in the distribution, the complaint states.
According to the complaint, Mow initially denied downloading the pornography, but later changed his statement, telling police he had been downloading child pornography for more than 10 years.
Several images of nude, prepubescent children were found on Mow's computer, the complaint states.
Mow is being held on a $10,000 cash bond issued on Oct. 24.
He is expected to appear at a preliminary hearing on Oct. 30, after this publication's press time.
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