Charleston man arrested on child porn charge

Charleston man arrested on child porn charge

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The state's Attorney General's Office announced the arrest of a 30-year-old Charleston man in connection with child pornography.

Mark Girard faces a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree, according to Attorney General's Office spokesman Mark Powell.

Investigators say Girard possessed child pornography at his home.

Girard was arrested on Friday by Charleston police. The Department of Homeland Security Investigations assisted in the investigation and arrest, Powell said.

If convicted, Girard faces up to 10 years in prison.

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