PARKERSBURG - A Parkersburg man was arrested on Wednesday on federal pornography charges, according to the Parkersburg Police Department.
Andrew Tracy Oldaker, 37, 1342 Lynn St., was taken into custody without incident at his home on a federal arrest warrant upon his indictment by the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia for receipt and possession of child pornography, said Sgt. Greg Collins of the Parkersburg Police Department.
The arrest was the result of a six-month investigation by the Parkersburg Police Department, Internet Crimes Against Children and the FBI West Virginia Cyber Crimes Task Force, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office and the Nitro Police Department.
Andrew Tracy Oldaker
Oldaker was taken by the FBI to Charleston where he remains in custody, Collins said.
In March, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin assigned Detective T.P. Wolfe to investigate Internet crimes against children, designated ICAC, on a full-time basis. Wolfe is part of two task forces, the West Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the West Virginia Cyber Crimes Task Force, which was established and funded by the FBI.
Oldaker is a registered sex offender, Collins said.