Burlington man arrested on child pornography, drug charges

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Matthew Dane Chilton

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man is in custody in connection with possession of child pornography and conspiracy to sell narcotics.

Matthew Dane Chilton, 35, of Burlington, is charged with 20 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of conspiracy to sell/deliver a schedule II controlled substance.

On Oct. 9, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce executed a search warrant at a home in the 2100 block of Wiggins Street.

Based on evidence obtained, Chilton was arrested on Thursday.

Additional charges are expected in this case.