Summerville man charged with distributing child pornography

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested a Summerville man for allegedly having child pornography.

According to a release from the South Carolina Attorney General's office, 35-year-old Brian Paul Franz is charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Investigators from the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office reported images showing children "engaged in sexual activity" were distributed from an account traced to Franz's home.

Franz was arrested Wednesday and investigators confiscated his computers. Bond was set at $60,000.