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Ex-summer camp manager gets prison time for child porn

Posted June 11, 2014

Bruce Howard Aycock
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— An Orange County man who worked at a summer camp for children was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in federal prison for receiving child pornography.

Bruce Howard Aycock, of 1520 Camp Circle in Chapel Hill, pleaded guilty in February. In addition to his prison sentence, he also was ordered to register as a sex offender.

Aycock was arrested in December following a two-month investigation that began after the Dropbox online file-sharing service tipped off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Dropbox managers informed the center that one of its users was storing and sharing sexually explicit material, according to an affidavit for a search warrant. The IP addresses associated with the account traced to a computer at New Hope Camp & Conference Center, a private camp in Orange County, and a second computer at Aycock's home, which is on camp property, the affidavit states.

Orange County deputies searched the home and the camp offices and seized several desktop and laptop computers, digital cameras, a video camera, CDs filled with photos, external hard drives, flash drives and other electronic devices, according to search warrants.

New Hope officials suspended Aycock when they learned of the allegations, and he later resigned as the camp's program director. Officials said they was no evidence that any children at the camp were depicted in the pornography.

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  • heard-it-all-before Jun 11, 2014

    yuck

  • jwbmom1965 Jun 11, 2014

    What a sicko, and why is he going to federal prison, why not state prison and put him in gen. pop.

  • twoods7 Jun 11, 2014

    Mr. Aycock (fitting name) will have a welcoming committee waiting for him in Cell Block 2 @ Raleigh Central.

    Karma...