Elmira Man Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

According to Elmira Police, on March 21st, 2022 officers with the Elmira Police Department were dispatched to an address in the City of Elmira after being contacted by a group of out of state individuals. The group advised police on scene that the male Elmira resident had been engaging in illicit conversations with a person whom he believed was a child.

Investigators with the Elmira Police Department Detective Bureau responded and the suspect was interviewed. During the course of this investigation a search warrant was executed on the suspect’s home and electronic devices were seized as evidence. Digital content consisting of child pornography were recovered.

This case was transferred to the Corning FBI Satellite Office for further investigation. s a result, 50 year old Jonathan W Wilson of Elmira was arrested by Federal Special
Agents on an active federal warrant for Possession and Receipt of Child Pornography.

Wilson is currently in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service and is being held for a
detention hearing.