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Alleged Child Pornographer in Custody in Placer County

After a year-long investigation, Auburn police have made an arrest in a child pornography case. Sergeant Rick Hardesty says 53 year-old Thomas Hale of Auburn is now in custody on a variety of charges.
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Hardesty would not say how many, but several victims came forward during the course of the investigation. Hardesty says the activity all seemed to stem from Hale’s place of employment.
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Hale turned himself in today (Friday), accompanied by his attorney. He was booked into Placer County Jail and is being held on 150-thousand dollars bail.

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