Following an investigation, a Dutchess County man was arrested for multiple counts of child pornography. 

On February 13, 2018,  Felipe M. Ramon, 30 of Pawling, N.Y. was arrested following a recent investigation into child pornography.

At this time, Ramon is accused of soliciting pornographic photos from, and sending photos to a child less than 17 years old via social media and a cell phone.

The victim is known to Ramon, and all further details about them and case are being withheld to protect their privacy, according to a press release.

Ramon was charged with 9 counts of each of the following:

  • Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance
  • Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child
  • Promoting an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child

All of the charges against Ramon are felonies. He was arraigned and remanded to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail, or $100,000 bond.

If anyone has any information about this case or similar incidents involving Mr. Ramon they are urged to contact Deputy Ben Sistarenik at (845) 486-3778. The Sheriff’s Office can also be contacted via the tipline at (845) 605-CLUE (2583)