Kern County firefighter pleads not guilty to child porn charge

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County firefighter Christopher Vega pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of child porn possession.

Superior Court Judge Chad Louie kept bail at $2 million and scheduled a preliminary hearing Jan. 12.

Vega, 35, was arrested Monday after electronic devices at his home and place of employment were found to have hundreds of images of minors engaged in sexual conduct, according to sheriff’s officials.

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