For Immediate Release - August 28, 2013

Agar arraigned on child pornography charges

An Ashley Falls man was arraigned this afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on child pornography charges.  61 year old MICHAEL AGAR (283 East Stahl Road) appeared before Judge John Agostini. 

AGAR had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on ten (10) counts of KNOWINGLY POSSESSING VISUAL MATERIAL OF A CHILD DEPICTED IN SEXUAL CONDUCT.  Judge Agostini released him on personal recognizance. 

It is alleged that AGAR had images of child pornography in his possession on May 14, 2013. 

The investigation was conducted by state police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations.