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MAYVILLE – A 30-year-old Town of Villenova man was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail here in lieu of $50,000 cash bail Thursday by Hanover Town Judge Walter Klyczek after his arraignment on kiddie porn charges.

The charges were lodged by State Police after a lengthy investigation of his alleged computer-based activities.

Christopher G. Travis was being held on numerous counts of possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child, promoting a sexual performance by a child and unlawful surveillance. During a court-authorized raid of his Town of Villenova residence, troopers seized a computer and related equipment containing numerous images of child pornography, troopers reported.