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St. Albans Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

CONTACT: Cindy Maguire, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5514

August 23, 2013

Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell announced today that Dennis Decarmine, of St. Albans, Vermont, has been charged with three felony counts and two misdemeanor counts of Possession of Child Pornography. The charges stem from a shared investigation between the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, Vermont’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, and the St. Albans Police Department. According to documents filed with the court, Mr. Decarmine obtained and distributed child pornography over the internet using publicly available peer-to-peer file sharing programs.

Mr. Decarmine pleaded not guilty today at his arraignment in Franklin Superior Court and he was released on conditions including conditions that limit his access to minors and the internet.

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