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10/03/13 Gig Harbor,
LDS Elwood Anderson, “A Gig Harbor man described as an upstanding member of the
community and his church has been deemed Washington state’s top downloader of child
pornography, authorities said.”
“Upwards of 9,000-10,000 images,” were found according to Lt. Ron Mead. And “these are hardcore graphic images of underage children,” said Mead.
A neighbor told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News that Anderson, who goes by Woody, is married,
the father of four girls, and according to Tony, one of the nicest people you will ever meet.”
“We knew him to be a very upstanding citizen, member of the community, and member of
his church community with the Mormon Church,” said Tony.
State’s top downloader of child porn busted, police say by: Richard Thompson
October 3, 2013
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The accused did not serve a full-time LDS mission.
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- Alleged failure to report by local LDS leaders? no
- Alleged misconduct by local LDS leaders? no
- Alleged misconduct by global LDS leaders? no
FLOODLIT is not aware whether the Mormon church paid any settlement amounts related to this case.