Former 'Biker Against Child Abuse' member arrested

March 18, 2009 9:14:22 AM PDT
A former Houston-area member of Bikers Against Child Abuse has been arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

David Wayne Garvey, 50, faces third-degree felony charges, which each carry between two and 10-year prison sentences. The arrest follows Garvey's indictment by a Chambers County grand jury.

The Texas AG's office investigation began with a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that someone tried to email child porn images back in September of 2007. That led to a search of Garvey's home in Beach City in May of last year.

A forensic examination of the computer equipment seized during the search yielded 83 images of child pornography on Garvey's computer, a CD and in e-mails. Also found during the search was a Bikers Against Child Abuse vest, which indicated the defendant was a member of the child abuse prevention group. Once notified of the arrest, Garvey's BACA membership was revolked.

You can read more about this story on the Texas Attorney General's website.

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