Manchester Man Facing Child Sex Abuse Image Charges in 2 Communities
MANCHESTER — A Queen City man is accused of possessing child sex abuse images.
Police started investigating the case in Londonderry in August 2017. During that investigation, a detective from Londonderry found that James Fowler, 43, of Manchester, had child sex abuse images and they applied for a warrant to search his apartment, police said.
Manchester police executed the search warrant on Monday around 5 p.m. During that search, detectives found additional images and charged him with one count of possession of child sex abuse images, police said.
He appeared in Hillsborough County Superior Court North on Thursday on the Manchester charge.
Londonderry police took Fowler into custody around noon Friday. He appeared in Derry district court on those charges and is being held on $20,000 cash or surety bail.
Fowler is expected be arraigned in Derry district court on Tuesday at 12:45 p.m.