GROTON, N.Y. β€“ Police announced Friday that they have arrested a Groton man on two charges related to child pornography.

New York State Police arrested Christopher A. Barrows, 61, on April 2, 2019, after an investigation carried out by the Troop C Computer Crimes Unit and Bureau of Criminal Investigations at Ithaca, according to a news release.

β€œThe CCU was made aware in August 2018 that inappropriate images of children were being uploaded to the residence where Barrows was living,” police said in a news release.

Police executed a search warrant on April 2 and made the arrest.

Barrows faces two counts each of promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing a sexual performance by a child, felony charges.

He was arraigned in the Town of Groton Court and remanded to Tompkins County Jail on $2,000 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

Devon Magliozzi is a reporter for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at or 607-391-0328.