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Man held in Ontario on suspicion of possessing child pornography

August 3, 2011 |  4:05 pm

Ontario police have arrested a man on suspicion of possessing child pornography after he allegedly picked up DVDs with the illicit material at a local post office, authorities said Wednesday.

Police also allegedly found two loaded firearms and written material on how to seduce and sexually assault a child inside David Richard Weller's sport utility vehicle.

Weller, 47, apparently had been living out of the black, 1993 Nissan Pathfinder, according to a statement released by police spokesman Sgt. David McBride.

Inspectors with the U.S. Postal Service alerted Ontario police about the material that Weller picked up from a post office on East Hold Boulevard.

Weller, who was driving with a suspended license, was pulled over Tuesday after he left the post office and arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant from Orange County.

"Police are particularly concerned as to why Weller … was apparently reading materials that could have helped him obtain and assault a child," McBride said in the statement. "Having possession of two loaded firearms adds an additional heightened fear that Weller may have intended to harm someone."

In addition to child pornography charges, Weller also could face charges for possession of a loaded firearms.

Ontario police are asking anyone who may have information about Weller to contact detectives at (909) 395-2804 or (909) 395-2768.

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