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Bloomington man arrested on charges of child pornography

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — One man is in custody after after officials said he possessed multiple items that contained child pornography.

An investigation into the behavior of 47-year-old James Huffman began from November 6 2017 to December 19 where officials said that he possessed one or more materials that contained minors under the age of 12 engaging in sexual acts.

The following items were later to be forfeited by Huffman to assist with the investigation:

  • iPhone
  • Four 8 GB thumb drives
  • One 2GB thumb drives
  • One 1000 GB hard drive
  • One 500 GB hard drive
  • One laptop

United States Attorney Josh Minkler released a statement:

Protecting minor victims from sexual predators will always remain a top priority of this office. Those who are not able to protect themselves are the victims for which we will advocate the hardest.

Huffman remains in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service. 

The case remains under investigation by the Bloomington Police Department and FBI.

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Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid-20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. It will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.

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