Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of Alex Amoroso, age 50, of Putnam Valley, New York on charges of Possessing and Promoting Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child.
The arrest came after an investigation by members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation into the online sharing of images and videos of child sexual abuse material.
On April 19, 2018, members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s office, armed with a search warrant conducted a search of Mr. Amoroso’s home and seized multiple electronic devices. The investigators continued the investigation, and on May 18, 2018, Amoroso was arrested on an arrest warrant when he exited his residence.
Amoroso was charged with eight counts of Possessing Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child and eight counts of Promoting Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child. Both Felony charges.
He was subsequently arraigned in front of the Honorable Louis DiCarlo in the Town of Putnam Valley Court and remanded to the Correctional Facility without bail pending a future court date.