GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A Mt. Holly man has been arrested after investigators found digital images depicting young children involved in sex acts with adults in his possession, according to Gaston County Police.
Allen Bartholomew Walters, 63, is charged with four counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, authorities said.
Gaston County Police and Gastonia Police said the investigation began with a tip provided to police and subsequently discovered the sickening images in Walters' possession. They said it's unknown at this point where the images originated.
Walters is currently being held at the Gaston County Jail.
Anyone with information is asked to please call Det. Sampson at 704-866-3320 or Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000.