Man Arrested For Online Crimes

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police are continuing the child porn investigation of an Eagle Point man accused of victimizing a local girl.

Christopher Hammer was arrested last week after a separate federal investigation into online child pornography led police to his home.

Police identified one of the children in the photos as a local 10-year-old girl. Members of the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force said they were thankful to make that quick arrest.

“We were able to identify her and get her out of that situation, so it was very rewarding on this side that we were able to take her out of that,” said Lt. Mike Anderson.

Hammer is charged with encouraging child sexual abuse and using a child in display of sexually explicit conduct.