The following is a message from the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office:
As of Friday, Feb. 7, a Cherry Hill man is facing two additional charges one week after he was arrested for possessing child pornography, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan.
Robert Hammond, 68, was arrested and charged on Jan. 30 with one additional count of second-degree possession of child pornography and one count of second-degree reproducing child pornography. The charges were filed after detectives from the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTCU) investigated digital evidence that was seized during Hammond’s original arrest Jan. 24.
HTCU detectives, officers from the Cherry Hill Police Department and Members of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) — Cherry Hill Office arrested Hammond at his home on the 500 block of Murray Ave. in Cherry Hill without incident. He was remanded to the Camden County Jail and released under conditions pursuant to the New Jersey Criminal Justice Reform Act.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.