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Richard P. Gleason, of Pulaski, Charged with Five Counts of Possession of Child Pornography


MADISON — On Wednesday, September 14, 2011, special agents from the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), along with the Brown County Sheriff's Department and Pulaski Police Department, executed a search warrant on a camper, located at 178 North Wisconsin Street, in the Village of Pulaski, Brown County, and arrested Richard P. Gleason.


According to the criminal complaint, a search of Gleason's camper turned up computer hard drives, cellular telephones, DVDs, documents and miscellaneous items, and a forensic preview of a hard drive revealed sexually explicit images and videos of children.


In an interview with a DCI special agent, Gleason admitted to downloading child pornography, according to the complaint.


Richard P. Gleason was arrested and charged with five counts of possession of child pornography, a class D felony, and taken to the Brown County Jail.


Questions about this case should be directed to the Brown County District Attorney's office.


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