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Children's Entertainer in Northern Virginia Facing Child Pornography Charges

Posted on May 10,2019
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A popular Northern Virginia children's entertainer known as Mr. Knick Knack is charged with possession of child pornography. Northern Virginia Bureau Julie Carey reports. (Published Thursday, May 9, 2019)
Source nbcwashington

By Julie Carey

ALEXANDRIA, VA. -
A well-known children's entertainer in Northern Virginia is facing child pornography charges.

Steven Rossi, of Reston, who is often known by his stage name, "Mr. Knick Knack," was arrested April 30 and posted bail May 2. He is charged with 10 counts of felony possession of child pornography.

Following a tip from an internet service provider, detectives found numerous files containing illicit images, authorities said.

"We uncovered over 50 images,” Special Victims Division Commander Lt. Rex Pagerie said. "Through coordination with the commonwealth attorney, we made charges — 10 counts of child pornography.”

Source nbcwashington



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