Montgomery County Man Previously Arrested for Spray Painting the Word “Groomer” on Two Libraries Has Been Charged With Possession of Child Pornography

by MCS Staff

A Takoma Park man previously charged for vandalism after spray painting the word “groomer” on the exteriors of two Prince George’s County libraries, is now being charged with possessing child pornography. Charles Sutherland faces at least seven charges of possessing child pornography, according to a charging document

According to a WUSA 9,  the charging document says “officers found numerous diapers, children’s dolls, and a child-sized doll in Sutherland’s bed. According to Sutherland, he has no children or nieces or nephews, the documents say. He also admitted he had child pornography on a laptop in his home. In January, a digital forensics examination of the laptop was completed and found seven files of child pornography.”

Below is the report of his June arrest, Per Prince George’s County Police: “Prince George’s County Police detectives charged a man for vandalizing two public libraries in the county. These incidents occurred at the Greenbelt Branch Library and the New Carrollton Branch Library. The suspect is 30-year-old Charles Sutherland of Takoma Park.

The preliminary investigation revealed Sutherland spray-painted the word “groomer” on the exteriors of both buildings. The vandalism at the Greenbelt location occurred on June 4, 2022, and on June 9, 2022, at the branch in New Carrollton. The PGPD assumed the investigation into these incidents on June 15, 2022. Sutherland is charged with two counts of malicious destruction of property and multiple hate crimes related to defacing the building. He has confessed to the incidents.”


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