Girlfriend turns in Cheviot man accused of having child porn on phone

Girlfriend turns in Cheviot man accused of having child porn on phone
Marcus Priestle (Source: Hamilton County Justice Center)

CHEVIOT, Ohio (FOX19) - A Cheviot man is behind bars accused of having obscene images of minors on his phone.

Marcus Priestle was indicted Thursday on five counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor or impaired person.

According to court documents, Priestle, 30, got into an argument with his girlfriend after she saw images of child pornography on his cell phone.

During that argument, records say, he threw the phone at his girlfriend as she was leaving. She then grabbed the phone and gave it to police, sparking the investigation that led to Priestle’s arrest.

His bond has been set at $50,000.

Priestle will be in court Monday at 10:30 a.m.

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