CIRCLEVILLE — A Circleville man has been charged with seven felony counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor or impaired person, following a digital evidence analysis.
On Feb. 22, the Circleville Police Department, Circleville Probation Department and Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant on the 400 Block of East Franklin Street after receiving a tip that pornographic images involving minors were being sent and received from an address.
According to Circleville Police, during a search at the address, multiple electronic devices were seized, as were several firearms.
On March 5, The Ohio State Highway Patrol Computer Crimes Unit completed a digital evidence analysis and discovered more than 1,000 images involving minors on a device belonging to Nicholas Goff, 26, of Circleville.
Goff was arrested later that night and was charged with four second-degree felony counts and three third-degree felony counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor or impaired person.
Goff was arraigned in Circleville Municipal Court on Monday. He remains in Pickaway County Jail.