A 55-year-old Meridian man turned himself in on Tuesday after an indictment was issued accusing him of possessing images of a naked girl, younger than age 16.
James Drake was booked into Ada County Jail.
Meridian Police Deputy Chief Tracy Basterrechea said police received a tip in March of 2016 that Drake had images of the girl on his personal computer. There is no believed physical contact between Drake and the girl, but he’s accused of taking the photos.
An indictment against Drake came back last week, Basterrechea said.
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Drake is charged on suspicion of two counts of video voyeurism, three counts of possessing sexually exploitative material of a minor and two counts of permitting a child to engage in or be used for sexually exploitative material.
Drake posted bond and his next court appearance is set for 3 p.m. June 7.