Children’s Entertainer Faces Charges of Child Pornography
RESTON DISTRICT STATION- A 58-year-old children’s entertainer is facing charges of 10 counts of felony possession of child pornography. On April 18 detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau received information that Steven Rossi, of Reston, was in possession of child pornography. After a thorough investigation, detectives located numerous files containing illicit images. Rossi was arrested on April 30 and posted bail May 2. He is scheduled to appear in court June 11. Rossi’s stage name is “Mr. Knick Knack” and has performed at numerous commercial outlets in the Northern Virginia area.Preliminarily, our investigation does not indicate that Rossi had contact with any of the children in the images. However, detectives are encouraging anyone with information to come forward. If you believe your child or family member may have had contact with Rossi, please call our Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800.
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