Man charged in photo case

LAKE PLEASANT -?A Lake Pleasant man was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he received sexually explicit digital photographs of a child.

Kevin R. Desrochers, 23, was charged with promoting the sexual performance of a child younger than 17, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

Desrochers was arraigned in Lake Pleasant Town Court, where bail was set at $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. He was taken to the Hamilton County Jail.

Desrochers is scheduled to appear in Town Court at 2 p.m Sept. 24.

The investigation was continuing, authorities said.