Man and sons charged with possessing child porn



BAR HARBOR The Bar Harbor Police Department the afternoon of Jan. 6 served warrants on three family members in a case being investigated by the Maine State Police Computer Crimes Unit.

Earl Libby Jr., 64, and his two sons, Wesley Libby, 33, and Dillon Libby, 24, were each arrested on a warrant charging one count each possession of sexually explicit material of a minor under age 12.

Detective Tom Pickering, who supervises the Computer Crimes Unit, referred questions to District Attorney Matt Foster.

Foster declined to comment on the case other than to say bail had been set for each man at $1,500 surety.

The prosecutor said his office had asked for a $1,500 cash bail for each man, but Justice Michael Roberts set unsecured bail. All three men have been released on bail.

Foster said conditions of release include no contact with children under age 16 and no use or possession of devices capable of accessing the internet. They are also subject to random search by law enforcement for those devices.

Each man has requested court-appointed counsel, Foster said.

 

Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

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