MIT Employee Charged With Possessing Child Sex Abuse Images

A New Hampshire man who is a long-time MIT employee in the purchasing department is accused of possessing child sex abuse images on his computer. Joseph Pellegrino, 58, of 15 Loren Road, Salem, was arrested Tuesday on charges he possessed images that included the sexual assault of pre-pubescent children.

Pellegrino is free on $10,000 personal recognizance bail, pending arraignment Oct. 25 in Salem (NH) District Court. Pellegrino was arrested on seven state charges of possession of child sexual abuse images, all felonies.