LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette man has been charged for allegedly uploading child pornography. According to court documents, Scottie Anthrop uploaded multiple images and videos of girls who appeared to be under 12 years old.
Authorities say the uploads happened at least four separate times throughout 2019. Lafayette Police served a search warrant at Anthrop's home on June 18th of this year. Anthrop was also arrested at that time.
According to police, Anthrop admitted he had traded images of child pornography, and possessed thousands of images and videos -- some including toddlers.
Anthrop faces a total of 12 felony charges of child exploitation and possession of child pornography.