State Police have arrested a man from the Aroostook County Town of Blaine and charged him with possessing child pornography.

Aroostook County Jail

According to a press release from the Public Safety Department, 40-year-old Robert D. Kinney Jr. was arrested at his home on Robinson Road in Blaine Friday and charged with possession of sexually explicit material of someone under the age of 12.  He was taken to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.

Police say a search of Kinney's electronic devices at his home showed graphic photos of infants being sexually molested. None of the victims are believed to be from Maine. Kinney’s computers were seized and will be analyzed.

Maine State Police began investigating Kinney after receiving a tip. The arrests were made by personnel from the Computer Crimes Unit.