Police: Huntsville man faces child pornography charges

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Richard Jon Poirier (Photo: Huntsville Police Department)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have charged a 46-year-old man relating to case involving child pornography.  Richard Jon Poirier is charged with 10 counts of production of pornography with a minor and 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

Police say the charges relate to an investigation in September 2015 where Poirier was charged with sodomy and willful abuse of a child.  Police did not release further specifics about the case.

If you feel your child, or a child you know has been a victim of exploitation, please call the Huntsville Police Department at (256) 722-7100. You can also call the National Children’s Advocacy Center at (256) 533-KIDS (5437) for help.