Former village official pleads guilty to child porn

Telford

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A longtime village official in Cambridge has pleaded guilty to child porn charges.

Michael Telford pleaded guilty to three counts of distribution, receipt, and possession of child pornography.

Police say they found hundreds of illegal pictures and videos in his possession.

Telford had been the Cambridge Department of Public Works superintendent for 18 years.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children found the illegal downloads on his IP address.

He faces up to 20 years in prison and must register as a sex offender.

He’s scheduled to be sentenced in February.

 

 

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