Decatur police arrest man on child porn charges

DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children led to the arrest of David Pritchard.

Detectives say the investigation referencing child pornography started in April 2019, and throughout it, Pritched was found to be a suspect. Detectives say they searched his house on July 3rd and with help from the Tennessee Valley Regional Computer Forensics Lab, they were able to get warrants for Pritchard’s arrest.

On Tuesday, December 17, Pritchard was located and arrested for five counts of possession of child pornography.

He was taken to the Morgan County Jail with a $75,000.00 bond, which was set by Morgan County Circuit Judge Jennifer Howell.

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