UPDATE: Huntington Man Arraigned on 50 Counts of Child Porn

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 8/5/14 @ 2:25 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A Huntington man has been arraigned on 50 counts of possession of child pornography.

Last month, a Cabell County grand jury indicted 38-year-old Danny Lee Jordan Jr.

Jordan pleaded not guilty to the charges Tuesday afternoon during a hearing in Cabell County Circuit Court.

Jordan originally was arrested in October 2012 at his home by members of the West Virginia Cybercrimes Task Force

Inside police say they found child pornography on Jordan’s laptop computer.

Investigators also said they believed there were more images on the hard drives of other computers taken from his home.

He was originally charged with three counts of possession of child pornography.

At the time of his arrest, Jordan volunteered and worked with kids at the Elmwood Baptist Church in Barboursville.

Jordan was released on a recognizance bond that requires him to have no contact with children.

A trial date was not set during the hearing.



UPDATE: 10/26/12 @ 10 p.m.
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A church congregation is in shock after learning one of their fellow members was arrested.

Danny Jordan Jr., a man trusted to work with children at Elmwood Baptist in Barboursville, is now behind bars after police say they found child porn on his computer.

"When your church starts doing well, Satan starts working,” Elmwood Baptist Church member Carolyn Herrenkohl said. “It just seems like Satan is in the midst right now."

The West Virginia Cybercrimes Task Force executed a search warrant Friday morning at a home on Guyan Avenue in Guyandotte.

Inside police say they found child pornography on Jordan’s laptop computer. The 36-year-old was arrested on three counts of possession of child pornography.

"His family is great, an excellent family,” church member Dennis Herrenkohl said. “It's just a shock and a surprise to me. He's been super to us, been a good worker, just a good Christian man."

Members at Elmwood Baptist say Jordan volunteered at the church and worked with kids.

“He knew the bible,” Carolyn said. “He was very good in teaching the kids their bible lessons and everything. I'm just still in a state of shock."

Investigators believe more images may be on the hard drives of other computers taken from Jordan's home, and more charges may be filed.

Jordan declined our request for an interview Friday from the Western Regional Jail.



ORIGINAL STORY
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been arrested on charges of possession of child pornography.

Huntington Police tell WSAZ.com members of the West Virginia Cybercrimes Task Force executed a search warrant just before 9 a.m. Friday at a home in the 200-block of Guyan Avenue.

Inside the home, police say they found child pornography on a laptop computer.

Danny Jordan Jr., 36, of Huntington, was arrested on three counts of possession of child pornography.

Several computers were taken from the home and will be processed for evidence at the West Virginia State Police crime lab.

Investigators say they believe more images may be on the hard drives of the computers and more charges may be filed.

Police say Jordan Jr. told them he volunteers at Elmwood Baptist Church in Barboursville and has helped out with several youth camps.

Pastor Rick Glass confirms Jordan, Jr. is a member and volunteer at the church.

"It's a sad situation. We are just as surprised as the family is," Pastor Glass said.

Jordan Jr. is being held in the Western Regional Jail. His bond is set at $30,000.

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