Updated Sept. 29, 3:45 p.m.
Ellendale resident is arrested
Friday, September 26, 2014, investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
acted on information given to them in reference to possible child pornography.
Investigators went to the residence of John Robert Pacheco, white male, age 64, located
on the Caldwell Pond Rd. in the Ellendale Community. After the
investigation, Pacheco was charged with five counts of third degree sex
exploitation of a minor; this was due to possession of child pornography, said Chief Deputy Tod Jones. He was arrested and placed in the Alexander County
Detention Center under a $300,000 secured bond.
Investigators from the
Federal Bureau of Investigation have been notified and are working with the
Alexander County Sheriff’s Office on this case. Possible federal charges are