The Lancaster County man allegedly has hundreds of child pornography

AKRON BORRO, Pennsylvania (WHTM) — A Lancaster County man has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly being in possession of hundreds of images of child porn.

According to West Earl Township Police, on November 11, 2022, a search warrant was executed at Adam Sherk’s home in Akron Borough after receiving electronic information regarding the possession and distribution of child pornography.

A search warrant was subsequently seized for several electronic devices, including a laptop computer, tablet computer, and several cell phones as part of the investigation.

The items were forensically examined and the devices were determined to contain more than 500 images of child pornography, according to West Earl Township Police.

Shirk was charged with possession of child pornography, criminal use of a communications facility, publication of photographs/videos of sexual acts with children, possession of obscene and other sexual materials, and manufacture of child pornography.

Shirk received a $50,000 cash bail of 10% as a result of his formal prosecution. According to court documents, Shirk posted $5,000 bail on January 26 and a hearing is scheduled forebruary 3.