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Newport man busted for child pornography

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Oct 24 2012 04:50:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 24 2012 05:06:07 PM CDT
michael heintz
NEWPORT -

A Carteret County man is facing charges in connection with a child pornography investigation.

Deputies say Michael Heintz, 44, was arrested Wednesday after they executed a search warrant at Heintz's residence.  Investigators say Heintz was in possession of child pornography images.

Heintz was charged with third degree exploitation of a minor and was placed in the Carteret County Jail under a $25,000.00 bond. He is scheduled for his first court appearance Thursday.