The following is a release from the Office of the Camden County Prosecutor:
Robert Hammond, 68, of Cherry Hill, was charged with one count of possession of child pornography according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan.
On Jan. 24, detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) — Cherry Hill Office executed a search warrant for Robert Hammond’s residence on the 500 block of Murray Avenue in Cherry Hill. An onsite preview of digital media devices found in the home resulted in Hammond being charged. Numerous digital devices were taken to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office’s HTCU forensic lab to be further analyzed.
Hammond was transported to the Cherry Hill Police Department, where he was processed and released pending further court proceedings.
The Cherry Hill Police Department, Cherry Hill Police Department Tactical Response Team and a New Jersey State Police Electronic Storage Detection K9 assisted the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office HTCU Detectives and HSI-Cherry Hill in this investigation.
The investigation is ongoing. All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.