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Brown Co. man arrested on child porn charges

John Van Tielen (Source: Brown County Sheriff's Office) John Van Tielen (Source: Brown County Sheriff's Office)

RIPLEY, OH (FOX19) - A Brown County man is behind bars after being arrested on child porn charges.

John Van Tielen, 51, of Ripley, is facing five counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.

The arrest is a result of an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Criminal Investigation, who contacted the Brown County Sheriff's Office after receiving information concerning child Internet pornography.

The Brown County Sheriff's Office obtained a search warrant for Van Tielen's residence and seized a computer and various electronic media devices. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is currently conducting a forensic search of the items and further charges may be pending after review by a grand jury.

Van Tielen is being held on a $500,000 bond at the Brown County Adult Detention Center.

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