He was arrested on Tuesday morning without incident.
Frederick, Md (KM) A Clarksburg man has been charged with three counts of distribution of child pornography, and five counts of possession of child pornography. Mirantsoa Nirina Rabe, 24, was taken into custody Tuesday morning at his home without incident.
The Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began an on line investigation in January, 2019, and found an individual who was actively sharing files containing child pornography. Authorities say that person Rabe.
While serving a search warrant at his home on Tuesday, troopers say they conducted a preliminary investigation of Rabe’s electronic devices, which revealed the presence of child pornography. They will be further analyzed at the Maryland State Police Digital Forensics Laboratory.
Rabe was taken to the State Police Barrack in Rockville for processing.
The US Department of Homeland Security Investigations assisted the State Police in serving the search warrant on Rabe’s home on Tuesday.
By Kevin McManus