Soldier charged with child pornography

Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2009

FAIRBANKS - A 25-year-old soldier assigned to Fort Wainwright is under arrest, accused of trading child pornography online.

Drew Wherry - a member of the 472nd Military Police Company - has been indicted on 21 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of distributing child pornography.

He was arrested Friday. Bail is set at $25,000.

Wherry has no prior criminal history.

The multi-agency investigation was led by the Alaska Bureau of Investigation.



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