A Hammonton man is facing multiple charges after authorities conducted a month-long investigation into the distribution of child abuse and exploitation images on the internet.

Robert Houck - Photo: Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says 41-year-old Robert Houck was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the following offenses:

  • Third degree Possession of child abuse and child exploitation images
  • Second degree Distribution of child abuse and child exploitation images
  • Second degree Possession of child abuse and child exploitation images with the intent to distribute
  • Second degree Storing or Maintaining Child Abuse and Child Exploitation Images using a File-Sharing Program

The investigation was conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, High Technology Criminal Investigations Unit.