An Auburn teen pleaded not guilty to a 50 count indictment handed down by a Cayuga County grand jury in a child pornography case there.
Darryl Overstreet, 18, was indicted on 23 counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child, 22 counts of use of a child in a sexual performance, and five counts of first-degree disseminating indecent materials to minors.
All of the charges are felonies. Overstreet had been arrested twice during the month of May.
The indictment alleges that five male minors between the ages of 12 and 15 were persuaded to engage in sexual performances that were digitally recorded and kept by Overstreet.
Prosecutors say the crimes took place in the city of Auburn between January and April.
His attorney, Rome Canzano, noted Overstreet’s record during arraignment. Until this case, Overstreet had no prior criminal charges.
Bail was ultimately set at $100,000 cash, or $200,000 bond. A $300,000 partially secured bond option was also given.
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