Former youth pastor accused of sharing and possessing child porn

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TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — After a year-long investigation, police in the Town of Tonawanda have charged a former youth pastor with felonies related to child pornography.

Scott Stockton, 44, is known in the area for his pastoral work and youth mentoring in churches and schools. Police say he received, shared and possessed images of child porn.

Stockton is accused of two counts of promoting a sexual performance of a child younger than 17, and one count of possessing a sexual performance by a child.

He is currently free on bond and will reappear in court on Wednesday.

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