A 64-year-old Gastonia man has been arrested on child pornography charges.
Gaston County police charged Christopher Hays Crump with five counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor this week. Crump was in the Gaston County Jail on $150,000 bail Thursday.
Crump’s arrest followed a month-long investigation into the downloading and sharing of digital images, police said. Gastonia police and the FBI also worked on the case.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Gaston County Police Detective W.M. Sampson at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.