Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

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MADISON — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Robert McNally, and Chief Darren Dachisen of the Madison Borough Police Department announces the arrest of Gary Anderson, 44, of Madison.

It is alleged that Anderson utilized his home computer to upload images of child pornography and distributed said images between the dates of December 16, 2018 and July 18, 2019.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office was first alerted to the computer upload by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Anderson has been charged with two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the Distribution of Child Pornography in violation of N.J.S.A 2C:24-4b(5)(a)(i), a crime of the second degree and for the Possession of Child Pornography in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(b)(iii), a crime of the third degree.

After Anderson’s arrest, he was transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance scheduled for Friday, July 19.

Anyone with information relating to this case or any related incident is asked to call Detective/Supervisor Jazmin Munoz-Felder of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at (973) 285-6233.

Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office’s Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Madison Borough Police Department, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Investigations Section whose efforts contributed to the investigation and resolution of the matter.

EDITOR’S NOTE: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, this defendant is presumed innocent until he is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.