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Wellsville Man Behind Bars on Child Porn Charges

Wellsville Man Behind Bars on Child Porn Charges

BATH, NY (WENY) - Police arrested a Wellsville man after a month long investigation into child pornography.

Peter Shoughrue, 43, is accused of exchanging nude photographs with someone less than 16 years old. Police say he intended to lure the victim to engage in oral sex with him. Shoughrue is accused of traveling to the Town of Avoca, with the intent to engage the victim in oral sex.

Shoughrue is charged with 1st degree Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors, Attempted Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, Attempted Luring a Child, 3rd degree Attempted Criminal Sexual, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

He is being held in the Steuben County Jail on $20,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court in April.