Boston Police arrest Charlestown man for possessing child pornography
On October 12, 2012 Boston Police Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit arrested James M. Mansfield, 47, of Charlestown.
Mansfield is charged with possession of child pornography. His arrest comes after an internet investigation revealed Mansfield was engaging in graphically sexual chat and exchanging pictures of boys in various stages of undress.
Boston Police executed a search warrant at Mansfield’s home and uncovered evidence on his personal computer.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances in this case.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact detectives at (617) 343-4400
Individuals who wish to provide investigators with anonymous information are encouraged to contact the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identities of those who wish to remain anonymous.