New Hartford man accused of trolling internet for girls, asking for nude pictures

A New Hartford man is accused of trolling the internet for young girls and getting them to send him nude photos.

20-year-old Traci DeCarr is charged with obscene sexual performance by a child and possessing a sexual performance by a child, both felonies.

Police say DeCarr sent nude pictures of himself over the internet to young girls he found in chat rooms and other social media sites. They say he asked the girls to send him nude pictures of themselves. Police later found images of child pornography on his cell phone.

DeCarr was arraigned in New Hartford Town Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. Additional charges may be filed.