Lovington Man Arrested for Allegedly Having Child Pornography

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Lovington man in the slammer allegedly for having child pornography.

29-year-old David Hamel was busted on Wednesday after a long investigation.

Agents with the New Mexico State Police Online Predator Unit learned of Hamel's involvement with manufacturing the child porn.

Agents moved in on Hamel arresting him at his home.

They also seized several items related to the manufacturing of pornography.

Hamel faces 20 counts of child pornography.

Hamel is in the Lea County Jail on a one million dollar bond.