Espanola jeweler facing child pornography charges


David Dear is facing child pornography charges after a former employee discovered pornographic images on a work computer. (7/11/19)

ESPANOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – An Espanola jeweler who operated his business near a daycare center is facing child pornography charges.

According to a search warrant, a former employee of 69-year-old David Dear went onto a work computer to make a brochure when she found pornographic images of girls. One video reportedly showed Dear having intercourse. Investigators say they recovered nearly 200 images.

His Espanola business is located 100 yards from a daycare center. He has been released from jail.

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