Burlington, NC -- Sheriff's deputies arrested a Burlington man Friday for downloading child pornography.
The Alamance County Sheriff's Office and the Homeland Security Investigations Task Force had been investigating Jack Edward Hicks since October.
Detectives say he had allegedly been downloading child pornography on the internet from his home on North Ave. Investigators obtained a warrant and seized several computers as part of the investigation.
As a result, they arrested Hicks, 50, and charged him with five counts of Third-Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Friday.
He's being held in the Alamance County Jail under a $75,000.
Alamance Co. Sheriff's Office