Pennsylvania prosecutors filed 21 new costs towards Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez after investigators stated they discovered proof of kid pornography on his telephone and laptop computer.
FILE PHOTO: Sep 12, 2019; San Francisco, CA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates aid pitcher Felipe Vazquez (73) pitches the ball towards the San Francisco Giants through the ninth inning at Oracle Park. Necessary Credit score: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports activities
The felony costs filed Tuesday in Westmoreland County embody 10 counts of kid pornography, 10 counts of illegal contact with a minor and one rely of corruption of a minor.
Vazquez, 28, was already dealing with a number of felony costs in each Pennsylvania and Florida alleging sexual contact with a 13-year-old woman. He was initially arrested in September by Pennsylvania State Police on a warrant issued by authorities in Florida.
Based on courtroom paperwork, a search of his iPhone XS and Apple MacBook Professional led to Tuesday’s extra costs. Police discovered seven pictures and three movies of a woman “in varied phases of nudity,” wrote Trooper Michael Thompson within the legal criticism.
Vazquez can be dealing with a number of costs in Lee County, Fla., involving the identical accuser.
The decide on Tuesday denied Florida’s request for extradition.
“He’ll keep till the fees are disposed of on this county,” Westmoreland County Frequent Pleas Court docket Decide Rita Hathway stated, per The Tribune-Evaluate.
Vazquez is being held with out bail within the Westmoreland County Jail.
Main League Baseball positioned Vazquez on administrative depart in September below its joint home violence, sexual assault and little one abuse coverage.
—Area Degree Media