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Cumberland County Man Jailed On Child Pornography Charges

Posted May 8, 2002 11:16 a.m. EDT

— A Cumberland County man is in jail on child pornography charges.

Fayetteville police, Cumberland County deputies and the SBI arrested James Helfer, of Hope Hills, Tuesday afternoon.

Helfer, a long-time town employee, was charged with more than 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Investigators confiscated four computers from Helfer's home, where they said they found more than 1,000 pictures of child porn.