CPD arrests soldier, confessed to downloading thousands of child porn files

CPD arrests soldier, confessed to downloading thousands of child porn files

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A soldier was arrested after he confessed to downloading nearly 50,000 child pornography files, according to a Columbus Police Department arrest report.

Christopher Bryant Delgesso, 31, was arrested after a search warrant on his Midland Chase Loop home was served on June 24. The arrest report lists Delgesso as a soldier in the U.S. Army.

The search warrant determined that child pornography was being downloaded from an IP address connected to that residence.

Delgesso was taken into police custody, where he confessed to downloading nearly 50,000 files of child pornography in a two-year span. Several electronic devices were also seized from the home.

Delgesso will appear in Muscogee County recorder's court at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28.

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