Milwaukee Man Charged with Child Pornography Involving Greenfield Girl


by Michele McCormack

GREENFIELD---You never know what goes on behind closed doors and neighbors are shocked to hear about what might have gone on at a nearby home.

Investigators say 26-year-old Justin Peterson took sexually explicit pictures of a 9-year-old girl while she slept at the Greenfield home.

CBS 58 is not revealing the address so as not to identify the victim.

According to the criminal complaint, Peterson was a friend of the child's mother and he was watching her children at the house.

The complaint goes on to allege that Peterson was wrapped up in a murch larger child porn ring that was being investigated involving a russian file sharing system.

Peterson came up on investigators' radar while they were looking into a suspect in Arizona.

Allegedly, files were traced back to Peterson's e-mail account.

Police tracked Peterson down to Beaver Dam.

They then searched his computer and found the disturbing images of children.

"You just never know," Melanie Kosler said of the babysitter.

"I'm irritated that somebody would be doing this," another neighbor, Carl Jacobsen told CBS 58. "We've got a lot of little kids in this neighborhood."

Peterson's address in Milwaukee is 3646 S. 17th Street. It is across the street from an elementary school.


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