Alexander, who lives in Dobbs Ferry, was charged with felony counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child after allegedly file-sharing “illegal and obscene performances of sexual conduct by children less than 17 years of age.”
According to the press release from the DA’s office, the office began its investigation July 24 after determining that the IP address associated with the illegal activity was assigned to Alexander’s home.
July 29, 2015 — Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Jason Alexander (DOB 04/07/64) of 42 Bellair Dr., Dobbs Ferry, New York, was charged today by Felony Complaint with:
- one count of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child, a class “D” Felony,
- one count of Possessing an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child, a class “E” Felony,
for possessing and file-sharing illegal and obscene performances of sexual conduct by children less than seventeen years of age.
On July 24, 2015, an investigator from the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office downloaded child pornography from an IP (internet protocol) address in Westchester County.
The District Attorney’s Office began its investigation and pursuant to a subpoena, it was determined that the IP address was assigned to the defendant’s home.
A search warrant was subsequently executed at the defendant’s home address.
A forensic examination of computers and external hard drives removed from the location revealed digital files of children who are less than sixteen years of age engaged in child pornography.
The defendant was arraigned in Dobbs Ferry Village Court.
Bail was set at $10,000 cash. Read the rest of this entry »