Cohoes man accused of trading nude photos online with Ohio girl
COHOES A Cohoes man has been arrested after allegedly exchanging nude photos with a 15-year-old Ohio girl, according to the Albany County Sheriff’s Department.
Robert V. DuBuc, 26, of 19 Church St., is facing child pornography charges after Ohio police alerted local police about photos discovered on the girl’s computer.
Earlier this month, DuBuc allegedly befriended the girl on Facebook, flirting with her and eventually soliciting sexually explicit photos from her. He forwarded nude photos of himself and she sent him four sexually explicit photos of herself in return, according to police.
The girl’s mother found the photos and contacted the Antwerp Police Department, located in the Paulding County village of Antwerp. They contacted the Albany County Sheriff’s Department after learning the man lived in Cohoes.
DuBuc was charged with four counts of possessing a sexual performance of a child, a Class E felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. He was released on a ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court on Oct. 3.
The investigation is ongoing; anyone with information was urged to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 765-2352.