Walpole man pleads not guilty to child porn charges

A Walpole man has been arrested in connection with allegedly possession child pornography. 

Michael Kickham, 53, was arrested Tuesday and arraigned on Wednesday in Boston Municipal Court on one count of child pornography. 

Kickham is an employee in the administrative office of the Massachusetts Juvenile Court. He did not have contact with children.

At the arraignment, Kickham pleaded not guilty. 

He was released on the condition that he be monitored via GPS, have no contact with the victims, surrender his passport, be prohibited from leaving the state without prior approval, have no computer or Internet access except for employment, have no contact with children under the age of 18 and stay away from schools, parks, and any other places where children congregate. 

Kickham is due back in court on March 22 for a pre-trial hearing. 

On Jan. 26, a warranted search of all computers and storage devices found in Kickham’s Walpole home revealed alleged images of child porn. 

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