Marine is brought back from Afghanistan to face child pornography charges
A Marine accused of possessing child pornography while in Afghanistan was arraigned Friday in San Diego federal court.
Staff Sgt. Corey H. McAdoo, 31, is charged with two counts of possession of child pornography. He was brought back to the U.S. from Afghanistan to face charges after an investigation by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
McAdoo was flown from Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan to Camp Pendleton earlier this week and was arrested by the FBI.
The criminal complaint alleges that McAdoo received child pornography videos sent to him in Afghanistan by a girlfriend in Portland, Ore. Inez Lambert, 24, is facing child pornography charges in Portland as part of the investigation, officials said.
McAdoo remains in the federal lockup in downtown San Diego. He will be sent to Portland for trial.
A Portland television station, KOIN-TV, has reported that Lambert molested a 1-year-old child and sent videos of the act to McAdoo and that, in some cases, McAdoo was able to watch the molestation as it occurred over Skype. Lambert is being held on $5 million bail.
The case came to the attention of authorities when a friend of Lambert reported it to child welfare officials in Portland, the station reported.
-- Tony Perry in San Diego