Active duty Airman (no rank listed) Joel W. Thorpe, 37, is facing 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
The Delaware Child Predator Task Force had earlier identified Thorpe as a “person of interest” and arrested him Monday for further investigation.
Detectives seized incriminating evidence at Thorpe’s home from multiple computers and numerous external drives.
Thorpe is being held at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $375,000, cash bail.
Earlier this week, Fort Campbell Soldier, Nery J. Ruiz was convicted of child abuse and sodomy of a 6-year-old girl and given a 20-year sentence.
Saturday, a Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier was arrested in Lakewood, Wash. for the rape of a 13-year-old girl he had “met” online while he was deployed in Afghanistan. Glen Winans, 47, is being held on $100,000 bail in Pierce County.
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