Gaston County Man Arrested For Child Pornography

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities say a Gaston County man has been charged with possessing child pornography.

Gaston County Police say on December 4th, 2018, 63-year-old Allen Bartholomew Walters was arrested at his residence in the 2700 block of Mountain Island Highway in Mount Holly, North Carolina.

Allen Bartholomew Walters

Investigators found Walters in possession of digital images depicting young children involved in sex acts with adults.  Detectives do not know where the images originated.

Police say the investigation was initiated by a tip and anyone with knowledge of a child being sexually exploited or abused should immediately contact their local police authorities.

Anyone with information regarding Allen Bartholomew Walters, please contact Detective Sampson at 704-866-3320, or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.