Union County man accused of possessing child porn

Union County man accused of possessing child porn
Vandertoorn (Source: Union County Sheriff's Office)

UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Union County man was arrested on numerous child exploitation charges.

Alexander Vandertoorn, 19, is accused of having at least 120 images and videos of child pornography uploaded to a Dropbox account. The images included children under the age of 12.

Detectives executed a search warrant at Vandertoorn's home on Ridge Run Wednesday night after getting a tip indicating a large number of images involving nude children or child-involved sex acts that were uploaded from his home.

Vandertoorn was charged with 12 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation. He was taken to the Union County Jail.

Deputies say additional charges are likely.

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