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Denver man arrested for child pornography, officials say

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LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A Denver man was arrested Tuesday for distributing child pornography from his home, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

Officers working with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation arrested Edward Arthur Peck, 47, of North Hwy 16 in Denver, after a search warrant was executed at his home by Lincoln County Sheriff's detectives and the SBI Tuesday night.

During the search, officials seized computers and other materials from the residence, the release states.

Peck is accused of distributing child pornography over the internet. He was charged with two felony counts of second degree sexual exploit of minor/distribute material.

He was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $200,000 secured bond.  He had a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court Wednesday.

The State Bureau of Investigation is continuing the investigation.

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