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Hunterdon County man arrested for possessing child pornography

LAMBERTVILLE CITY, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Hunterdon County man was arrested following a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) that led to a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s Forensic Unit, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and the Lambertville City Police Department, according to acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams.

On March 18, Mitchell Ege, Jr., 36, of Lambertville City was charged with second-degree possession of child pornography and is being held in the Warren County Jail pending his first court appearance, Williams said.

This is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with relevant information regarding Ege is encouraged to call the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s at 908-788-1129, Williams said.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010, going online at www.CrimeStoppersHunterdon.com, or through the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. All tips are anonymous and kept confidential. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for valid tips, Williams said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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