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76-year-old Astoria man arrested in child porn investigation

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William Dixon Jr., jail booking photo William Dixon Jr., jail booking photo
ASTORIA, OR (KPTV) -

A 76-year-old Astoria man was arrested in connection to a child porn investigation.

Astoria police, assisted by the Oregon Department of Justice Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, served a warrant on the 100 block of Madison Avenue at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers said William Dixon Jr., 76, was arrested on charges including encouraging child sexual abuse, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of body armor.

Police said during the search they located guns and ballistic body armor that Dixon is prohibited from owning.

An additional warrant was obtained to seize those items.

The Astoria Police Department is an affiliate of the Oregon Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. 

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