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Hope Mills man faces child porn charges

Posted June 19, 2008 1:20 p.m. EDT

A Hope Mills man faces charges for allegedly possessing child pornography.

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Detectives have charged a Hope Mills man with possessing sexually explicit materials of children engaging in inappropriate behavior.

Bradford Glen Reed, 35, of 5624 Walkabout Road, was arrested Thursday and charged with 22 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 22 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Cumberland County deputies, the FBI and Fort Bragg's Criminal Investigation Division searched Reed's home and found two videos and 20 still images of children engaging in sex acts on his computer, authorities said.

Reed was in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $176,000 secured bond Thursday