Child pornography charges filed against Fall Creek man
EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - A Fall Creek man is facing five counts of possessing child pornography.
A complaint was filed September 18 against 59-year-old Mark Smoter. Authorities in Eau Claire county were first alerted to Smoter in June 2016.
At the time, they conducted a search of his home and noticed one computer in the process of erasing items stored on it. Nearly a year later, investigators examined a flash drive confiscated during the search and found 18 images of child porn. Five were selected and described as the basis for the charges.
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