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Spring Lake man charged with child sex crimes

Posted July 24, 2009 11:34 p.m. EDT
Updated July 26, 2009 9:17 a.m. EDT

— A Spring Lake man has been charged with sex crimes involving children.

Cumberland County deputies arrested Timothy DesJardins, 44, of of 2508 Brinkley Drive, on Friday. He is accused of having sexually explicit photos and videos of children.

Detectives began investigating DesJardins after a witness found a computer flash drive near his car at his residence. The drive contained photos and videos of children being forced to perform sexual acts.

He is charged with five counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and five counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

DesJardins was being held Friday night on a $100,000 bond at Cumberland County jail.

Officials said more charges are pending