Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Ryan McVey, 32, of Hackensack, on charges of possession and distribution of Explicit Images of Minors. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.
According to police, on Thursday, June 24, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at McVey's residence during the course of a month’s-long Internet investigation.
The investigation revealed that McVey used the Internet to view, download, and possess more than 400 digital files and distributed multiple digital files depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children.
As a result of the investigation, McVey was arrested on Thursday, June 24, in Paramus, and charged with Distribution of Explicit Images of Minors and Possession of Explicit Images of Minors. McVey was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.