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Anne Arundel County police arrested Friday a 27-year-old Edgewater man on charges of owning and distributing child pornography.

Officers arrested Robert Patrick Schmitt without incident on the 4000 block of Kings Road, police said.

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Schmitt has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography and possession and two counts of possession of child pornography and distribution.

A search warrant was executed in June on the Kings Road residence where police seized “numerous digital devices” that were then analyzed for evidence of child pornography.

Schmitt, who is registered as a tier I sex offender, according to the Maryland Sex Offender Registry, was found guilty of one count of possession of child pornography in 2017.

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