Amherst man arrested, accused of child porn - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Amherst man arrested, accused of child porn

Child porn suspect John Alferio. (Source: Lorain County Jail) Child porn suspect John Alferio. (Source: Lorain County Jail)
LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Lorain County Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau, along with Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Coshocton County Sheriffs Office Detective Bureau served a search warrant on an Amherst Twp. residence.

Early last week the Sheriff's Office received a report from I.C.A.C, and Coshocton County Sheriff's Office in reference to a 12-year-old Coshocton boy who had been exchanging sexually explicit photographs with an Amherst Twp. adult portraying himself as a 14-year-old female.

As a result of the investigation the Amherst Twp., John Alferio was arrested, booked into the Lorain County Jail and waiting arrangement through the Oberlin Municipal Court for the following charges: disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, pandering obscenity involving a minor and child endangering.

Investigation is continuing.

Alferio could face additional charges.

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