A former Eagle Scout who became a Boy Scout leader faces child pornography charges on Long Island, N.Y., officials said.
Edward Orenchuk III of Garden City, has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies for possessing images of child pornography and making those images available to others via the Internet, Nassau County Dist. Atty. Kathleen Rice announced.
Orenchuk was arrested and arraigned Wednesday, officials said. He is being held on $400,000 bond or $100,000 cash.
Orenchuk was charged with three counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child -- all felonies. He faces up to seven years in prison if convicted, according to prosecutors.
During a search of his home, authorities found hundreds of images of children as young as 5 years old on his computer, officials said.